April 2017

10
Apr

Taking Care of the Caretaker

Take care of yourself first Taking care of yourself, as a caregiver, should be your number one priority. The better you’re taken care of, the more effective you can be in your caretaking role. Unfortunately, this seems to be the most forgotten on the to-do list. The Effects on Your Health When you are in a caregiver role, it is

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6
Apr

Keep Your Loved Ones Protected From Modern Day Scam Artists

Senior citizens have become one of the most vulnerable populations to scam artists. Many healthcare organizations that focus on the elderly community have warned that people suffering from dementia are especially at risk. Because dementia affects the cognitive abilities used to determine a stranger’s true intentions, this population is easily manipulated. Popular Scams Fake prizes or sweepstakes. Typically, these scams

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4
Apr

Key Warning Signs for Alzheimer’s & Dementia

As we get older, the health of our brain is the cornerstone of what allows us to continue to be independent. While memory loss is a natural part of the aging process, the brain functionality that deals with the speed we process information slows down. However, there is a huge difference between typical memory loss and onset of Alzheimer’s or

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