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Is There Anything Family Can Do to Support a Senior with Alzheimer’s?

By Erica Tomasello | Dec 18, 2017 | Comments Off on Is There Anything Family Can Do to Support a Senior with Alzheimer’s?

Family often has a difficult time when a parent or grandparent, spouse, sibling, or somebody else has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or some other form of dementia. They want to provide support. They want to ‘be there’ for this individual, but many people have careers, full-time jobs, are raising children, or simply don’t live close…

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Caring for Your Loved One with Alzheimer’s

By Jessica Lener, MSN, RN | Jul 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Alzheimer’s Care: When Ronald Regan announced to the world that he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 1994, he joined one of approximately 2 million American’s suffering from this degenerative brain disease (Rothman, 2016). A little over twenty years later, we now have more than 5 million people who have been diagnosed and are in various stages of the disease process. Prolonged life expectancy, the number of baby-boomers reaching an older age, and the advances in science and early detection have all contributed to this increase. 

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Can Memory Loss Be Stopped for Those with Dementia?

By Erica Tomasello | May 8, 2017 | Comments Off on Can Memory Loss Be Stopped for Those with Dementia?

There are probably numerous questions people have when an elderly family member is diagnosed with some form of dementia. The most thought of form of dementia today is Alzheimer’s, which affects approximately 5.5 million people in the United States (Alzheimer’s Association). The various signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. Memory loss is the most significant…

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Three Simple Strategies to Redirect Someone with Alzheimer’s

By Erica Tomasello | Jan 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Alzheimer’s Care Westwood MA-Witnessing a person dealing with dementia, which can include Alzheimer’s, is not easy. When it’s a family member, such as a parent, it can feel devastating.

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