New Alzheimer’s Gene Discovered

Late onset Alzheimer's is the most common type of Alzheimer's disease. Now, there a new gene has been discovered that seems to raise one's chance of developing late-onset Alzheimer's disease. The new research shows promise for significant findings in the future. The...
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The Underdog in the Home Healthcare Field

I have been in the health care field for the last seven years. Even thought I have an administrative position now, my experience as a caregiver before and even now gives me a different outlook on things. I hope you enjoy my blog on Home Health.

 

Self-Caring Tips for a CareGiver

One vital part of the U.S. health care system which is often overlooked by professional health practitioners is the large growing segment, (29% of the U.S. population or 65 million people), which provides caregiver services to love ones at home. (1) Their assistance, dedication and tender loving care (TLC) is immeasurable to the persons needing […]

Finding the Right Caregiver

What kind of caregiver do you choose when you need one? Not all caregivers are alike. Caregivers are as different as individuals are different. To get the best caregiver for yourself or for a loved one, requires that you pay attention to more than just the bottom-line. To learn what else should be considered in […]
The Five Myths of Caring for a Parent with Alzheimer’s

The Five Myths of Caring for a Parent with Alzheimer’s

The caregiver’s role is filled with surprises. Here are some things I learned while caring for my aging mother, who suffered from Alzheimer’s. Myth #1 My family will help out. What a surprise this was to me. I always got along with my sisters, and I just assumed that they would give me some assistance […]
New Alzheimer’s Gene Discovered

New Alzheimer’s Gene Discovered

Late onset Alzheimer’s is the most common type of Alzheimer’s disease. Now, there a new gene has been discovered that seems to raise one’s chance of developing late-onset Alzheimer’s disease. The new research shows promise for significant findings in the future. The National Institute of Aging says that Alzheimer’s is a degenerative disease that affects […]
Alzheimer’s Disease: Caring for a Loved One

Alzheimer’s Disease: Caring for a Loved One

Chances are, you or someone you know has or will be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. As we continue to actively search and hope for a cure for Alzheimer’s disease, those affected by it need to know the best ways to care for someone with Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s Care Tip #1 – Let Them Do It […]
Helping Children to Understand Alzheimer’s Disease

Helping Children to Understand Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is a devastating condition for the patient and the patient’s family, and it can be a particularly confusing disease for children. While Alzheimer’s education has been increasing for the general population, children still can have a difficult time understanding why someone they love is acting differently than they expect. Understanding what to tell […]

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