Dementia Care Tips for Maintaining Senior Health During the COVID-19 Crisis

Providing help for an aging parent with Alzheimer’s disease is complex under the best of scenarios; mix in a global pandemic, one that calls for social distancing, masks, and meticulous sterilization of both ourselves and our home, and the challenge may seem insurmountable. All Care In-Home Care Solutions’ dementia care team offers the following tips […]

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Creating a Dementia-Friendly House is Easy When You Follow the ABCs

If a person you love has been diagnosed with dementia, your top concerns are probably his or her safety and wellbeing. The good thing is that with a few adjustments around the house, it is possible to create a dementia-friendly environment that encourages continued independence for a cherished older adult, while keeping safety top of […]

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The Best Gift You Can Give: Protection From Post-Holiday Senior Loneliness

The holiday season can be packed with a whirlwind of activities for the seniors we love. We often find ourselves wrapped up with family gatherings, holiday parties, religious events and services, and deciding on the perfect gifts for those we love. However, after the decorations are packed away and families have returned to the routine […]

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Two Treatments that Reduce the Worst Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

Symptoms of Alzheimer’s
The most up-to-date Alzheimer’s statistics are worrying. The illness has become the 6th leading cause of death, rising above both breast cancer and prostate cancer put together. And though deaths from several chronic conditions, including cardiovascular illnesses, are declining, those from Alzheimer’s have jumped in excess of 100%. The toll the illness takes on family […]

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What’s the Difference Between Lewy Body Dementia and Parkinson’s?

Each year, thousands of American seniors are told they have Parkinson’s disease, when in fact, they do not. For a number of these people, the correct diagnosis is a very similar, but not as well-known disease: Lewy body dementia, also known as dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB). Dementia with Lewy bodies impacts as many as […]

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How to Pay for Home Care Services

Eventually, as your parents grow older, it’s likely they will be in need of a little extra assistance to keep them safe and independent, and if they’re like most older adults, they will prefer to age in place at home. The first question that usually comes up during this time is how to cover the […]

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How to Handle a Parent with Dementia in Denial

Senior man sitting on sofa
“How can you say I have Alzheimer’s disease? There is nothing wrong with me!” If you’ve ever heard a senior loved one with dementia frustratingly communicate this or a similar sentiment, it’s likely you have believed that individual was just in denial and not willing to come to grips with a tough diagnosis. The truth […]

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Senior Driving: Is It Time for Mom to Give Up the Car Keys?

Discussing an Elderly Parent's Ability to Drive a Car
It is among the more difficult decisions we face in later years, and a very sensitive subject for adult children to broach with their elder parents: surrendering the car keys. Driving ourselves, while offering an intrinsic sense of freedom and independence, may become extremely unsafe due to a variety of variables pertaining to growing older. […]

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