5 Signs Confirming that a Loved One with Alzheimer’s Needs Living Assistance

Cognitive disorders like Alzheimer’s and dementia worsen gradually over time. When your loved one is diagnosed with dementia, you try to provide the finest care at home for as long as possible. However, as their situation worsens, caregiving becomes more and more difficult. Seeing a loved one in such challenging conditions, slowly losing memory and […]

Alzheimer’s, Dementia and Memory Loss – Helping your loved ones cope

As anyone with a loved one who has Alzheimer’s and Memory Loss can tell you- it’s a family dilemma.  As memories diminish, each family member has to learn to adjust; new responsibilities arise, and emotions fuel dramatic changes in familial relationships. They carry their journeys as they grapple with their changing roles at every stage […]

The Right Response to a Dementia Patient’s “I Want to Go Home” Appeal

Hearing the plea “I want to go home” is a frequent occurrence in the lives of dementia caregivers. It can come in different forms, such as “I need to get out of here” or “I’m looking for my mom.” All such requests are a reflection of their changing brain chemistry that causes them to feel […]

Long-term Care for Stroke Recovery or After a Stroke

A stroke survivor will either move into a long-term care facility, an intensive rehab center, or their home after being released from the hospital, depending on how well they can now function. If they are permitted to go back home, they will require assistance from family members and, in many cases, in-home personal support staff […]

How to talk to someone with Dementia, Alzheimer’s, or Memory Loss

How do you communicate with someone who has memory loss? is a common question for anyone who is just starting to deal with a loved one’s dementia. It’s simple: Treat talking to a person with dementia the same way you would treat talking to a child. That doesn’t include adopting a condescending attitude or talking […]

7 Things You Should Keep In Mind When Considering a Dementia Care Home

If a senior member of your family was unexpectedly diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia, you may be anxious and look for the best dementia care home for your loved one. You might be wondering, Which dementia care facility is the best? What types of facilities do they offer? or How to ensure the safety and […]