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Tips For Communicating And Caring For A Parent With Alzheimer’s

20 June 2016
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Alzheimer's is a disease that slowly destroys a person's ability to think normally and rationally, and it can be hard to know how to act and what to say to your parent if he or she develops this disease. The best thing you can do is try to understand how this disease works and the effects it can have on a person. When you understand these things, it might be easier for you to know how to communicate with that person. Read More …

Do You Have A Loved One In Assisted Living? 3 Tips To Prevent Loneliness

17 June 2016
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Many people feel uncomfortable visiting loved ones in assisted living facilities or other long-term care facilities. There are many reasons for this discomfort – if you don't like hospitals, you might associate a long-term care facility with a hospital because of the nursing staff, for example. Or it might just make you uncomfortable to see a parent or other relative sick or in need of assistance with routine daily tasks. However, it's important to visit your loved ones, especially when they're transitioning to an assisted living or another type of senior residence. Read More …

After Hip Replacement: 3 Questions To Ask Your Short-Term Rehab Facility

13 June 2016
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After a major surgery like a hip replacement, you need time to recover. However, you shouldn't expect to stay too long in the hospital. The average length of time a patient stays in the hospital after hip surgery is only two to four days. Some patients are ready to go home after that time, but many aren't. When you're ready to be discharged from the hospital, but not ready to take care of yourself at home, the answer is usually a short-term rehab facility where you can receive the care and physical therapy you need until you're ready to return home. Read More …

Understanding And Treating The Late/Severe Stage Of Alzheimer’s Disease

8 June 2016
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As you age, your loved ones will also age. This natural part of life is unavoidable, so you will most likely watch a parent age physically and emotionally.  Unfortunately, your elderly parent may also develop conditions that affect their memory, making your role as caregiver even more overwhelming. Considering an estimated 15 million people will become caregivers for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease, understanding the condition is essential. Alzheimer's disease progresses over time. Read More …

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Discussing The Benefits Of Assisted Living

Hi everyone. I’m Seth. When my grandparents started having health problems, the family was divided on how to help them. They were unsafe living alone together, but they did not want to burden anyone by moving into a shared space. Although many people offered to let them move in, they never did budge on their stance. Instead, I helped them find a suitable assisted living facility so they could live together safely. I would like to talk about the benefits of assisted living apartments for elderly individuals. Please feel free to use the information on my site to help make this important decision for your aging family members. Thanks.