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By Sila Melika, 9:00 am on October 10, 2017

Debating the pros and cons of in-home care can be a stressful task for seniors and their family members. Some seniors are nervous about a loss of independence or an invasion of privacy, which can lead to heated conversations. If you are trying to convince your aging loved one it is time for in-home care, here are some benefits of professional caregiving you can discuss with him or her.  1. Makes No Major Changes to Everyday Life One of the biggest benefits of in-home care is that your loved one won’t have to worry about any major interruptions to his or her life, such as moving to an unfamiliar place. Your loved one can carry on with all the activities…

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By Sila Melika, 2:57 am on June 8, 2017

New research reveals the emotional cost of America’s most expensive disease. (San Francisco, CA—June 1, 2017) Today Home Care Assistance , the leading provider of in-home care for seniors, released a study they commissioned through Research Now  illuminating the emotional impact of dementia caregiving in the United States. With one in four adults serving as a caregiver  for an aging loved one and with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia surging among our rapidly aging population, the unrelenting stress and emotional toll of witnessing the “long goodbye” stands to pose a health care challenge of its own. With roughly 5.5 million Americans living with dementia, the illness actually costs more to care for ($259 billion) than cancer ($77 billion) and heart disease ($102 billion) combined . Behind these numbers…

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By Sila Melika, 2:57 am on June 8, 2017

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By Sila Melika, 2:55 am on June 8, 2017

If you are a long-distance caregiver you know the pressures of trying to make sure your loved one is doing ok in their daily environment. Managing care, coordinating schedules and checking in on his or her daily status can be complicated and frustrating.   Long-distance caregiving support   can come in the form of organization, team members, technology, and knowledge, but the important role of communication in long distance caregiving should not be overlooked. Communication is the grease that keeps the long-distance caregiving wheels turning. It ensures that you have all the important information you need about your loved one and gives you the ability to anticipate when extra care and support might be needed. Communication with clinicians.   To gain the most information you will…

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By Sila Melika, 2:55 am on June 8, 2017

We provide compassionate care to keep your elderly loved one comfortable. Call us for more information.

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By Sila Melika, 2:54 am on June 8, 2017

Great News!! The Alzheimer’s Association and the Alzheimer’s Impact Movement (AIM) are celebrating the announcement that Congress will pass a $400 million increase for Alzheimer’s research funding at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the FY2017 budget. Read the full article:   http://www.alz.org/news_and_events_104864.asp?WT.mc_id=enews2017_05_05&utm_source=enews-aff-113&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=enews-2017-05-05

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By Sila Melika, 2:45 am on June 8, 2017

Recognizing Caregiver Burnout As a caregiver of a senior, your days can be long and filled with responsibilities. You may feel run down, lethargic and like you are burning the candle at both ends. Taking care of yourself may fall at the end of the list. These are some of…

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By Sila Melika, 2:45 am on June 8, 2017

Our compassionate caregivers are willing to provide your elderly loved one with the quality care they deserve. Call for more details.

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By Sila Melika, 2:44 am on June 8, 2017

A study called “Rates of Cortical Atrophy in Adults 80 Years and Older with Superior vs. Average Episodic Memory” was published in JAMA on April 4, 2017, and senior author, Emily Rogalski, associate professor at Northwestern University’s Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease Center in Evanston, Illinois, presented the findings of her team’s study at the 2017 Cognitive Aging Summit in Bethesda, Maryland on April 6, 2017. The study showed that SuperAgers, a term that refers to people older than 80 year who have an episodic memory that is at least as good as that of average middle-aged adults, lose brain volume more slowly than their peers who are aging normally, and this slower rate of decreasing brain volume seems to…

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By Sila Melika, 2:43 am on June 8, 2017

If your loved one had a stroke, we can provide the care he or she needs for peace of mind. Call us to learn about our stroke care services.

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