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How to Help Someone with Alzheimer’s in a Heartfelt Way

Elder man visiting his wife with Alzheimer's disease at the rest home

By Photographee.eu/Shutterstock.com It’s hard to care for someone with Alzheimer’s if you don’t know about the disease or its progression. One of the most important things that you can do for both of your sakes is to educate yourself about the disease and what you can

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Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Seniors 2022

Mother and daughter on Valentine's Day

Are You Looking for the Perfect Valentine's Day Gifts for the Senior in Your LIfe? Valentine’s Day is not just for couples, it’s for everyone! People celebrate Valentine’s Day to show affection for their loved ones and that could include your parents, grandparents, elderly relatives or

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Gift Ideas For Nursing Home Residents

Gift ideas for Nursing Home Residents

The holiday season is busy for so many reasons! You are trying to find the perfect gift, you are scheduling weekend plans, and you also want to spend some quality time with your loved ones who are living in skilled nursing homes. It is easy

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9 Engaging Activities for Dementia Patients

Dementia activities

Daily routines can be challenging for those caregivers who live with dementia patients. Taking care of patients affected by dementia can be a difficult task because you must ensure their safety while providing activities that can be mentally stimulating for them. As a caregiver, you

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A Caregiver Shares Her Experiences

Female Caregivers

Lauren Dykovitz is a writer and author. Her mom, Jerie, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2010 at age 62. Lauren self-published her first book, Learning to Weather the Storm: A Story of Life, Love, and Alzheimer's. She writes about her experience on her blog,

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Cognitive Issues in Seniors: Everything You Need To Know

Cognitive Decline In Seniors

Signs of Cognitive Issues It is critical to notice when your loved one is acting differently and demonstrating an array of problems with their cognitive health. We’ve identified the red flags to look for in your loved ones who may be experiencing cognitive decline: Mood SwingsTrouble recalling people, places, or memoriesRecurrent

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Tips to Combating Forgetfulness with Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer's

What is Alzheimer's? Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive disorder of the brain that slowly destroys thinking skills and memory. At its most advanced stages, it can even destroy one’s ability to carry out simple daily tasks. Unfortunately, this disease is common. In fact, it is the

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