By GYC Senior Care on July 28, 2019

How to Deal with Agitation and Anger in Dementia

Dementia and anger is a common combination for the afflicted. In fact, studies show that the majority of people with dementia will experience some degree of agitation as their disease progresses.  But despite the numbers, the behavior can seem anything but normal to those around them. The signs of dementia anger may begin with general […]

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By GYC Senior Care on July 21, 2019

Coping with Anxiety & Paranoia in the Elderly

All the words in the world can’t really prepare a person for the extreme behaviors of an elderly person who has lost touch with reality. When the mind deteriorates, it can lead to delusions, hallucinations, and paranoia. See how to approach the person to limit the physical and mental damage for everyone. 1. Symptoms of […]

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By GYC Senior Care on July 14, 2019

6 Questions to Ask a Caregiver

When you’re looking for a caregiver, you need the right interview questions to drive to the heart of their skills. Some caregivers may be excellent at their job, but they may not be a good match for your loved one. If you want to prepare the questions to ask a caregiver for the elderly, consider […]

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By GYC Senior Care on July 8, 2019

5 Things To Know To Cope With a Loved One’s Terminal Illness

While dying may be a part of life, the way toward acceptance can be obscured by the pain and grief you’re feeling.  To really cope with the stages of terminal illness, it may help to abstract certain emotions and symptoms while mentally preparing for others.  Whether you’re dealing with terminal illness of a parent or […]

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