Dealing with Dementia: 3 Easy Steps to Help Mom when She’s in Distress

As the saying goes, there’s no place like home; but what do you do when someone you love and care for insists on going home – when that person already IS home? Sadly, if you have a family member dealing with dementia, this discussion happens repeatedly. And the bewilderment and plaintive longing being expressed are […]

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Understanding the Five Stages of Parkinson’s Disease in the Elderly

More common in men, and more widespread than muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, and Lou Gehrig’s disease combined, Parkinson’s disease impacts upwards of 7 – 10 million individuals worldwide, with another 600,000 Americans diagnosed every year. And while every individual’s encounter with the disease may differ in severity, there are five stages of progression that are […]

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All Care’s Medford OR Home Care Team Helps Caregivers See a Bright New Year

New Year’s resolutions: we love to create them, and can’t help but break them. Perhaps you’ve been energized to eat healthier, lose those stubborn five pounds, quit a habit that is bad or exercise more often; but life has a way of disrupting our best intentions, and this is particularly the case for those providing […]

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