Sleeping So Much with Alzheimer’s Disease? Find out Why…
Extreme sleepiness during the day is a common symptom of Alzheimer’s disease, but what causes it? We now have a response thanks to new research. And after a good night’s sleep, many people with Alzheimer’s disease have a tendency to sleep a lot during the day. Researchers believe that looking at daytime napping […]
Misdiagnosed Alzheimer’s Cases – What are the Numbers?
Two recent findings show that Alzheimer’s disease is often misdiagnosed, potentially causing unnecessary stress for those who don’t have the disease but are told they do, and treatment delays for others. While there is no cure or successful medication for Alzheimer’s disease, a correct diagnosis is critical because certain medications can help slow the disease’s […]
Home Care vs Home Health Care – What is Right for Us?
The phrases “home care” and “home health care” are often interchanged, but the services they provide are vastly different. Learn about the senior care programs provided by each to see which one is the best match for your needs. Types of In-home care services Identifying the gaps in a caregiver’s roles and obligations between […]
Live-in Home Care – When is the Right Time
The majority of seniors are happy, stable, and self-sufficient. However, the aging process, by its very nature, brings about physical and mental changes that can make it difficult to maintain an active and independent lifestyle. When Does a Senior Need Home Help? A change in functioning does not always necessitate a transition to assisted […]
Enriching Lives with Dementia Care
When arranging for a loved one to visit a daycare program or transfer to a memory care community, many Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers feel guilty. While it is understandable that they would prefer to keep their family member at home, both of these environments offer life enrichment services that are specifically tailored to the needs […]