Caregiver’s Guide to CommunicationIf you are caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, it is important to take the time to learn how to communicate effectively with them. Improving your communication skills can decrease the stress of caregiving. It can improve your relationship with your loved one and later be beneficial if difficult behaviors develop.
Benefits of Positive Relationships Between Caregivers and PatientsAs the child of a person with Alzheimer’s disease, your biggest concern is providing your parent with the best care possible. It can be overwhelming – for example, the intense worry over how well your mother is communicating with her nurse or if she is happy with her living conditions. In today’s increasingly depersonalized health care system, getting such answers can be a troublesome task. Many people in your situation must rely on the professionals that care for your parent to provide not only medical care but also emotional and social needs.
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'Still Alice' Draws Awareness To Alzheimer's“The story brings the viewer along the difficult journey that Alice must endure as she falls further into dementia – as she loses touch with her wit and intelligence and slips away into a state of confusion.”
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5 Decorating Tips For Your New Senior Living HomePart of helping your parent make moving to his or her new senior living facility a more positive experience is adding those little extras that turn a house into a home.
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The Best Memory Games For SeniorsMany seniors know the benefits of exercising the body, but there are many good reasons to encourage your mother to exercise her brain as well.
The Stages of Caregiving: The Changes You Will Face With DementiaWhile everyone responds to cognitive decline and dementia in different ways, almost all seniors with mental decline will go through various stages.

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