Blog

There comes a point in every person’s life when they are not physically able to care for themselves anymore. The decision of what to do next can be a difficult one. If you have a loved one who is approaching old age and seems to need care, the responsibility of choosing a care plan may…

Read More

Social Isolation for those living with dementia Living with dementia can often be isolating. Over time, the ability of a person with dementia to communicate may become worse and interactions that once seemed to come so easily may become more difficult. This can be frustrating for everyone involved, though it is important to try and…

Read More
best home care Philadelphia

The relationships we have with others form a central part of our identity. However, these relationships change with someone living with dementia. As the disease progresses, we need to change our approach and still work to mitigate the possibility of social isolation. Those living with dementia may find it difficult to recall friends and family…

Read More

Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are often used interchangeably even though they mean different things. Put simply, dementia is a broad term we use to describe a collection of symptoms associated with the decline of neurological function. Dementia can be present in a patient for many reasons, although Alzheimer’s disease accounts for roughly 75% of known…

Read More

Dementia is a progressive condition, worsening over time, eventually leading to death. Many people never are diagnosed, and for others, it might take years to realize something has changed. As a caregiver or loved one, it is important to look out for these changes, recognize them when they occur, and adapt the level of care…

Read More
home care, home health care Philadelphia

Do you have a loved one living with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia? NursePartners is offering a free evaluation that can serve as the basis for their plan of care*. This offer is valid until May 31 if you mention this ad. We are available 24/7/365 at 610-323-9800. We work with families to…

Read More

We are all having a tough time living life “on hold” and changing our daily habits. However, we understand the end goal and the reasons why we are making these temporary changes. What if we were living with dementia? For someone whose brain is dying, they cannot rationalize the situation in the same way. We…

Read More
Philadelphia dementia care, Philadelphia home care, Philadelphia caregiver

We often think to put Easter baskets together for children.  It can be exciting to hunt for eggs or to find a basket full of sweets.  Children sift through the contents, sorting out favorite candies and toys.  If you are lucky, they will clean up the plastic grass afterwards. We can similarly engage older adults…

Read More
dementia activities

It is a natural instinct to jump into the caregiving role. What else would you do for someone that you love? If it is a parent, what better way to return the favor for them raising you? If it is a spouse, you vowed to take them in sickness or in health. Yes, you should…

Read More
Philadelphia home care, Philadelphia dementia care, Devon home care, Devon dementia care

Brain Change Model This is the continuation of our series about connecting with a loved one, living with dementia, during the holiday and winter season. In the previous article about Diamonds, we discussed someone exhibiting the first signs of dementia. About half the time, the person and/or their loved ones, may not know they are…

Read More
hospice care Philadelphia, home care Philadelphia