New solutions for Alzheimer’s household caretakers two.Part one summary of options for Alzheimer’s household caretakers.
In part one we covered the usual superficial precautions for caregivers to watch out for tension, look after themselves, and get the assistance they need. But exactly what they missed were the answers.
I now offer you my technique to a practical strategy that acknowledges the actual issues ... Read More
Dr McGivney’s new solutions for Alzheimer’s family caregivers.Dr McGivney’s new solutions for Alzheimer’s family caregivers.
Its common knowledge: Helping to care for a sick or dying loved one exacts a steep emotional toll. Many studies find that caregivers rate their stress level as high, and many acknowledge they have less time to spend with family and friends. This is not new news.
Most ... Read More
All Dementia Care and Assisted Living Facilities offer the same thing- Care! Dementia care and Assisted Living are services.
Each senior housing and senior living alternative offers assistance and elder care. Finding and coordinating individual on a care team including attention to team communication, social abilities, personality and interest for caregiving of a group of human beings is a very special task when it happens.
Assisted Living Services
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Alzheimer’s Disease Treatment. – PillsIn this section we talk about Alzheimer’s disease treatment and focus on the medications.
Aricept and Namenda
Pills like Aricept, (Donezepil), Namenda and Exelon might assist if you have an extremely pure case of very early age Alzheimer’s which tends to have fewer co morbid concerns that need to be considered.
Tacrine ( Cognex)
Tacrine (Cognex) was the first ... Read More
What is Alzheimer’s Disease?
Definition of Alzheimer’s Disease
Alzheimer’s disease is a neurological disorder where the death of brain cells triggers amnesia and cognitive decrease. A neurodegenerative sort of dementia, the condition begins moderate and gets gradually even worse.
Types of Dementia
Like all types of dementia, Alzheimer’s dissease is triggered by brain cell death. Alzheimer’s is a neurodegenerative condition, which means ... Read More
Trends in Residential Care Homes and Chronic Care
Doctor, VIP , Really?? What do misconceptions like this blog post tell us and how can we learn from them?
“Elly’s Doctor sent us a letter recently describing the next step in his practice. He is going to focus on “Wellness”. How much more “wellness” does my Grandma need? This is what flew around ... Read More
DEMENTIA CARE: LAS VEGAS DEMENTIA CARE COSTS PROJECTED TO RISE!
Dementia Care Costs will be reflected in the cost of Dementia Care in Las Vegas too. I wanted to share this NYT article “Dementia Care Cost Is Projected To Double by 2040” by +Pam Belluck.
This article is a good description of the aggregate dollar costs spent on Dementia Care and only begins to touch on ... Read More