Posts Tagged: Alzheimer’s

Important Points to Consider in Both In-Home and Assisted Living Care

By Elaine C Pereira, MA OTR/L CDC CDP As your loved one, probably your parent, ages he or she may experience a decline in health independence. Whether it’s a physical compromise, cognitive, or a combination of both, living at home safely may be in jeopardy. And safely is the operative word. There is a cornucopia… Read more »

Men Who Care; Supporting the Male Caregiver

Historically women have been recognized as the world’s caregivers. They provide care for their families, their spouses, their aging parents and grandparents, but in today’s world, more and more men are assuming the role of caregiver. Females are traditionally considered nurturers while males (traditionally) are not. So what happens when those roles are reversed? How… Read more »

The Frightened, Bewildered, Apprehensive, Anxious, Angry, Alzheimer’s Patient

By Bob De Marco Alzheimer’s Reading Room Don’t get angry at the actions of someone that is deeply forgetful. Instead start asking yourself why are they reacting the way they are? How are they feeling (them, not you)? Bored, frightened, bewildered, apprehensive, anxious and angry. I can say that every one of those words applied… Read more »