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…]

6 Wickedly Effective Ways of Knowing if Your Caregiver is Doing a Good Job

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Imagine you’ve spent all this time in the process of hiring and training a caregiver, only to find out weeks later that she’s not going to work out. Here’s are 6 ways
to avoid hiring caregiver-duds. [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…]

Being a Smart Patient: How To Help The People That Are Trying To Help You

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It’s hard to be a family caregiver, but it’s EVEN HARDER to be a patient. In this brief post, we’ll explore what thoughts will dominate your thinking as a patient, the challenges of accepting help, and how to thrive even when you are at your worst! [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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