Category: Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care Burbank CA

5 Tips For Dementia and the Fear of Being Alone

Primary caregivers for someone with Alzheimer’s disease are frequently all too familiar with the difficulty experienced in trying to take a quiet minute or two alone – to use the restroom, get a quick shower, or even step into another room. Dementia and a fear of being alone often go hand in hand, and those […]

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Distinguishing Early Onset Alzheimer’s from “Senior Moments”

You altogether forgot about the doctor’s appointment scheduled for last week, misplaced your sunglasses for the umpteenth time, and cannot remember the name of your new neighbor for the life of you. Is all of this simply an ordinary part of growing older, or could it be early onset Alzheimer’s disease or another type of […]

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Tips to Help Manage Dementia Rummaging Behaviors

Looking through bins, cupboards, and closets, pulling out assorted items from drawers, and sorting repetitively through a plethora of items could be frustrating for anyone providing care for a member of the family with Alzheimer’s, but in fact these behaviors are fulfilling an objective. Rummaging can grant a degree of comfort for those with dementia, […]

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Finding Resiliency as a Family Caregiver in a Time of Crisis

Times of crisis may bring out both the very best and the worst in us. Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, we have heard stories of people hoarding products and selling them to generate an excessive profit, together with stories of wonderful people who selflessly met the needs of others despite their particular fears.

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