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Dementia Care and Running Interference

Dementia Care and Running Interference

Throughout her writing, caregiving expert Harriet Hodgson details her journey caring for her mother with memory disease. In her book “Alzheimer’s:

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National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month to help Americans unite in the fight against this chronic brain condition that progressive

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10 Caregiving Tips for Alzheimer’s Behaviors

10 Caregiving Tips for Alzheimer’s Behaviors

One of the most challenging aspects of taking care of elderly parents with Alzheimer’s is adjusting to the troubling and sometimes abrupt changes in

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When People with Dementia Repeat Themselves

When People with Dementia Repeat Themselves

As I was visiting with a new client to initiate services for her in her home, she told me the same story over and over and over again!  Her son told

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Caring for Someone with Dementia

Caring for Someone with Dementia

The following are a few suggestions given by seasoned at-home caregivers employed by Right at Home who work with people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s d

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Alzheimer’s Disease – Points to Ponder

Alzheimer’s Disease – Points to Ponder

Right at Home, a company offering home care in Minnesota, provides ongoing training for our caregivers about Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of

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Preventing Dementia Patients from Wandering

Preventing Dementia Patients from Wandering

The Alzheimer’s Association reports that as many as 60 percent of people with dementia, a condition with decreased memory or mental ability, will wa

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Dementia Care: 5 Activities for People with Memory Loss

Dementia Care: 5 Activities for People with Memory Loss

When you are caring for family members with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, it’s easy to get caught up in the tasks of daily living and t

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9 Tips in Caring for People with Dementia: A Caregiver’s Perspective

9 Tips in Caring for People with Dementia:  A Caregiver’s Perspective

Debbie has been a caregiver for Right at Home clients for ten years.  In those ten years, she’s seen it all.  She’s had clients with only the ac

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The Dementia Primer: 12 Tips on How to Get Someone with Dementia to Eat

The Dementia Primer:  12 Tips on How to Get Someone with Dementia to Eat

As a volunteer at an adult day care, Lorri was accustomed to the unique challenges of communicating with those who have Alzheimer’s disease and othe

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