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The term ‘sundowning’ or ‘sundown syndrome’ refers to an end-of-day confusion and restlessness that manifests as dusk approaches. This syndrome affects people living with Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia. Nursing Home Activities, Elderly Activities, Senior Activities, Craft Activities, Physical Activities, Cognitive Activities, Physical Education, Activity Ideas, Assisted Living Activities

Sundowning: Symptoms, triggers & strategies

The term ‘sundowning’ or ‘sundown syndrome’ refers to an end-of-day confusion and restlessness that manifests as dusk approaches. This syndrome affects people living with Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia. This psychological phenomenon causes behavioural problems that begin to occur as the sun is setting. Those affected may go into a heightened state of aggression or fearfulness, they may suffer from delusions or paranoia and will often begin pacing or wandering. In this…

There seems to be some confusion about the difference between Medicare and Medicaid. Let us clear that up for you. Home Health, Health Care, Medical Social Work, Health Information Management, Medical Billing And Coding, Elderly Care, Hacks, Nursing Students, Health Insurance

Medicare VS. Medicaid

There seems to be some confusion about the difference between Medicare and Medicaid. Let us clear that up for you.

Sadness touches our hearts every once in a while. But when it stays and alters our daily living it becomes depression. The triggers of depression in the elderly are often associated with change. Dementia Care, Alzheimer's And Dementia, Depression In The Elderly, Relation D Aide, Aged Care, Aging Parents, Elderly Care, Mental Health Awareness, Social Work

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it comes to stroke symptoms, it’s important to think FAST. F stands for facial drooping on one side. See what the other letters stand for by checking out this infographic from a stroke care center in St. Medical Facts, Medical Information, Health And Wellness, Health Tips, Health Fitness, Stroke Recovery, Think Fast, Nurse Life, Psicologia

Straight Facts about Strokes

Around 795,000 strokes occur every year in the United States, making strokes the third leading cause of death in the country. Discover how to reduce y

Scary Brain Disorder You May Not Know About Lewy Body Dementia: The Cognitive Disorder You May Not Know About - Dr. AxeLewy Body Dementia: The Cognitive Disorder You May Not Know About - Dr. Alzheimer Care, Dementia Care, Alzheimer's And Dementia, Dementia Types, Louie Body Dementia, Living With Dementia, Corps De Lewy, Dementia Quotes, Dementia Symptoms

The Scary Brain Disorder You May Not Know About

This brain disorder is a cousin to Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. What is it, and what can you do to prevent or treat it?

Understanding and dealing with loved ones' dementia behaviors may be stressful, but consider these tips listed below to help you get through the moment. Alzheimer Care, Dementia Care, Alzheimer's And Dementia, Dementia Crafts, Alzheimer's Dementia, Dealing With Dementia, Vascular Dementia, Understanding Dementia, Alzheimers Activities

New Approaches for Dealing With Difficult Dementia Behaviors

When most people think of someone with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, they picture a senior with a benign, slightly confused demeanor who repeats themselves. But, there is a whole spectrum of other types of behaviors associated with the disease that most of us wouldn’t describe as slightly or “pleasantly confused” by any stretch of the imagination. From angry outbursts […]

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Face the reality of death head on - Alzheimer's and Dementia

Face the reality of death head on. An article by Shirley Roberts, the author of Doris Inc., on palliative care and dealing with the death of a loved one.

Imagine working 20 hours a week at a part-time job for five years -- and never getting paid for it. That’s the average amount of time volunteered by long-term health care caregivers as they help care for a friend, family member or acquaintance. Alzheimer Care, Dementia Care, Alzheimer's And Dementia, Alzheimers, Caregiver Quotes, Dementia Activities, Aging In Place, Aging Parents, Long Term Care

The Profile of a Long-Term Care Caregiver

Imagine working 20 hours a week at a part-time job for five years -- and never getting paid for it. That’s the average amount of time volunteered by long-term health care caregivers as they help care for a friend, family member or acquaintance.

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Agapé Senior

Agapé Senior is a network of residential and health-related companies established to promote the independence seniors desire, while offering the assistance they need. The services offered at Agapé Senior create comfortable lifestyles and a seamless array of programs for senior adults. The dedicated staff at Agapé Senior work diligently to optimize quality of life by embracing individuality and preserving dignity. Agapé Senior is committed to meeting the physical, emotional, social and…

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Private Caregiver vs. Home Care Agency

If your elderly parents want to stay at home, then you might be looking at in-home care. Let's consider the pros and cons of hiring a private caregiver or using a licensed agency.

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease teaches us many great unexpected lessons – both as caregivers and family – that leave a lasting impression on our lives. Source by aplaceformom Alzheimer Care, Dementia Care, Alzheimer's And Dementia, Alzheimers Awareness, Verbal Abuse, Elderly Care, Personal Hygiene, Lessons Learned, How Are You Feeling

25 Lessons Learned From Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Although we are taught important life lessons every day, the most memorable come from those we love the most. Caring for a parent or senior loved one with Alzheimer’s disease teaches us many great unexpected lessons — both as caregivers and family members — that leave a lasting impression on our lives. The Top 25 […]