Category: Family Caregiver

How Can a Geriatric Care Manager Help My Loved One?

Family care providers realize that navigating the process of finding appropriate care resources for a senior can seem like trying to traverse the ocean in a rowboat – blindfolded, and blindsided by the buffeting waves and winds. The prospect of arriving safely and securely to your destination is fairly slim without having the appropriate tools, […]

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Dementia and Communication Strategies: Nonverbal Techniques

It can be frustrating dealing with dementia, and communication strategies may not always be successful, particularly in the middle and later stages of the disease. Brain changes impact the ability to hear, process, and respond effectively to conversations, and it’s up to us, as caregivers to implement new approaches to communicating to more successfully connect […]

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5 Easily Avoidable Alzheimer’s Triggers

While there are particular commonalities, Alzheimer’s disease affects each individual differently. Our highly trained dementia caregivers know, for example, that while one individual may take pleasure in being outside, someone else might be overloaded by so much sensory input and prefer a tranquil indoor environment. Someone may love a morning bath routine, while a measure […]

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