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How to Help a Caregiver

Being a full-time caregiver is many things. Exhausting. Frustrating. Heart-breaking. Did you know that most in-home caregiver agencies have specially-trained dementia caregivers? Were you aware that there are respite and day programs that can care for patients with dementia or serious medical conditions to give you a break? Don’t be afraid to ask for help…. Read more »

The Alzheimer’s Poem

Do not ask me to remember, Don’t try to make me understand. Let me rest and know you’re with me, Kiss my cheek and hold my hand.   I’m confused beyond your concept, I’m sad and sick and lost. All I know is that I need you, To be with me at all cost.  … Read more »

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 »