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Nursing Home VS. Home Health Care


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Caring Compassion’s Alzheimer’s Program: Cognitive Behavior Therapy


Activities for People with Alzheimer’s Disease Why Activities Help Although activities don’t necessarily slow the progression of Alzheimer’s, activities do improve your loved one’s quality of life. Games, housework, and the other activities listed below can lessen agitation and depression. … Continue reading

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Becoming my mother’s keeper: a journey into Alzheimer’s


By Rachel Darden Bennett May 27, 2013 As she’s gradually changing roles with her mother, Rachel Darden Bennett is trying to maintain a connection with her mother’s beautiful spirit. I got a call from the head nurse of the memory … Continue reading

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In home senior services/home health care


If seniors prefer to stay in their own homes and still get assistance for their daily activities and health care, home care agencies provide a great alternative for assisted living. In-home care / home health care refers to a broad … Continue reading

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If Mom or Dad Won’t Eat, Take Action


http://www.rodale.com/nutrition-and-depression-seniors

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Self improvement


http://www.marcandangel.com/2011/03/14/365-thought-provoking-questions-to-ask-yourself-this-year/

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The impact on family caregivers…


More than 65 million people, 29% of the U.S. population, provide care for a chronically ill, disabled or aged family member or friend during any given year.  ~ US Dept. of Health and Social Services 80% of family caregivers care … Continue reading

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