What To Do When Caring for a Person Who Has Dementia, Viciously Affects You

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If you are caregiving for someone close to you that suffers from dementia and you currently feel sad, alone, despaired, or even angry, guilty, and hopeless… you should know that in the face of this chronic illness and the bludgeoning and nightmarish emotional distress you are going through, it is perfectly understandable and even totally normal to feel this way.

Yet the question remains… How do you deal with something like this? [Read more…]

Don’t Leave Your Doctor’s Office Without Asking These 5 Critical Questions

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With slashing reimbursements, busy workloads, and less and less time to devote to face to face patient consult, physicians attention and focus have never been more compromised. Which is why we put together these 5 key questions to help you maximize the quality of the conversation with your doctor. Here they are: [Read more…]

The 21 Most Common Stress-Related Questions Caregivers are Desperately Asking

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You may be surprised what some caregivers consider to be challenging or difficult as they care for a loved one on a daily basis! Want to see if your day is anything like theirs? [Read more…]

6 Dumb Mistakes Smart Caregivers Make When Caring For a Loved One With Alzheimer’s Disease

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Family caregiving is really all about energy efficiency and execution. Because of this, eliminating mistakes becomes a priority if you want to have a pleasant, stress-free experience for both you and your loved one. Avoid the following mistakes at all costs… [Read more…]

5 Easy Steps Seniors Can Take To Protect Themselves From Financial Scams and Rackets Perpetrated By Friends, Family, and Strangers

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According to the FTC (Federal Trade Commission), Florida is the state with the highest per capita rate of reported fraud in the country. If you are 65 or older, or have parents who are, here are 5 steps you can take to protect your money. [Read more…]

How To Get The Best Care at Home For a Loved One with Alzheimer’s in 3 Easy Steps

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When in doubt or confused about what to do when faced with the daunting prospect of caring for a convalescent loved one at home, read and print this easy-to-follow checklist that will help you map and easily implement your best care options! [Read more…]

Santa Forgot!

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Currently, Alzheimer’s Disease affects over 5 Million Americans and it’s projected to affect over 16 million by 2050. The numbers are incomprehensible. Someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s every 67 seconds… But what would happen if one of the unlucky ones was Santa himself? [Read more…]

How To Tell if Your Mom or Dad Have Alzheimer’s Disease

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Did you know that less than half (45%) of Seniors diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or their caregiver are aware they have it?

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Our Best Alzheimer’s and Dementia Articles Exclusively for Family Caregivers

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In commemoration of this month being Alzheimer’s awareness month, I’ve created a compilation of our best posts on the topic, so you can have them nicely stacked in one single place for easy access at your leisure.

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How To Have Your Elderly Parents Properly Cared For Without Going Broke in The Process

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Your Mother has Alzheimer’s. She needs around-the-clock supervision and help at home. Her insurance doesn’t cover it and you can’t afford a Nursing Home nor care for her full-time. What’s Your Next Move? [Read more…]