By GYC on August 1, 2019

Top 5 Facts About Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is something often thought to be only an issue the elderly have to face, but it is actually a leading health concern for all people.  What is Alzheimer’s?  It is a progressive disease that affects the brain, affecting memory and critical cognition skills.  Here are five Alzheimer’s disease facts everyone should know to […]

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By GYC 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 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 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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