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How to Choose an Assisted Living Home There are many factors to consider when choosing a nursing home or assisted living facility, and the three most important ones are whether you need memory care or incontinence care, whether you can prepare your own meals, and how you plan to pay for it. NursePartners discusses these…

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Centenarians have a lot of lessons to share with us!  As our life expectancies increase, it is worth learning from these three individuals, who are still living relatively good lives being 100 years old (or more)! Some of their advice includes: Eat fresh food, including preparing it yourself. Communicate and be open to new ideas….

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Our Clinical Specialist, Carole Derr, BSN, receives her first COVID-19 vaccination in an auditorium last week.  She has been working tirelessly since March, enforcing our protocols hands on, including visiting your clients at their personal homes and apartments at facilities.  The first round of vaccinations continues to be administered to those in Tier 1A, including…

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Daily Routine For most of us, routines are a key part of our day-to-day lives. Routines are powerful tools that keep us energized, productive, and most importantly –  grounded during a stressful time. Overall, routines are a key component of staying healthy. For people with dementia who have trouble receiving and storing new sensory information,…

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Early symptoms of dementia can be subtle and vary between people. While some people pick up on changes in their own thinking or behavior that might be caused by dementia, sometimes these signs are first noticed by those around them. If you have noticed a change in someone close to you, the steps below can…

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Connecting Never underestimate how important it is to empathize and communicate effectively with your loved one living with dementia.  All too often they become “different” or “unreachable” as their dementia develops. You might despair that the person you once knew is completely gone. You may grow tired, frustrated, or even angry with your loved one;…

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It is common for people with Alzheimer’s to experience changes in their sleep cycles. The association between sleeping problems and Alzheimer’s has been noted but scientists do not yet completely understand why these sleep disturbances occur. As with changes in memory and behavior, sleep changes somehow result from the impact of Alzheimer’s on the brain….

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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…

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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…

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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…

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