Monthly Archive for: ‘February, 2010’

  • Pet Therapy for Alzheimer's and Dementia Care at Home

    Pet Therapy for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care at Home

    Pet Therapy for Seniors: Puppy Love for Caregivers and Patients For loved ones suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia, studies show that pet therapy offers emotional, cognitive and social benefits. Pet therapy is a proven, practical and alternative way to relieve depression, calm anxieties, and contribute …

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  • Elderly Depression: Signs, Symptoms, and Getting Help

    Depression is experienced by more than six million Americans over the age of 65. Quite often, disabilities and various illnesses can occur at the same time as the depression, and the depression itself may go untreated in all but 10% of all people. At that …

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  • Professional Advice for Elderly Home Care Remodeling & New Construction

    Project Type If you are planning to  build an addition, you may want to consider finishing out your existing garage and building a new garage. The cost of building a new garage is far less (in some cases 1/2 as much) than adding additional new living space. For a …

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  • Adult Day Care; How to Find the Best Adult Day Care Center for You

    The senior years can often be filled with many challenges such as sickness, loneliness and reduced mobility and these sometimes cause frustration and stress for both the seniors and the caregivers. Adult day care is a welcome break and a win/win situation for both the …

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  • Guide to Dementia Care and Alzheimer’s Care at Home Part 2

    In Part 1 of this post we discussed Many aspects of Dementia and Alzheimer’s care at home including; Contemplating Dementia Home Care, Senior Safety for Dementia patients, How to create a comfortable environment for the special needs of someone suffering from dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, and other important information …

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  • Guide to Dementia Care and Alzheimer’s Care at Home Part 1

    Caring for a parent, grandparent or other aging loved one who is mentally and physically healthy can be challenging at times. Add Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia to the equation and the task of providing elder care becomes particularly daunting. There are many …

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  • Elder Care – First Steps for Elder Home Care Part 2

    In Part One, we discussed some of the warning signs that may indicate that your loved one may need some extra care. We also discussed some of the benefits that elder home care can provide. In Part Two, we will discuss what steps you need …

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  • Elder Care – First Steps For Elder Home Care

    As our loved ones grow older, we are often forced into difficult decisions. Sometimes we can see that our loved one needs help, and isn’t able to take care of themselves any longer. You may have noticed a change in your elderly loved one’s behavior. …

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