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Alzheimer's and Dementia Care for Seniors and Families in Connecticut

Caring for Your Loved One with Alzheimer’s

By Jessica Lener, MSN, RN | Jul 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Alzheimer’s Care: When Ronald Regan announced to the world that he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 1994, he joined one of approximately 2 million American’s suffering from this degenerative brain disease (Rothman, 2016). A little over twenty years later, we now have more than 5 million people who have been diagnosed and are in various stages of the disease process. Prolonged life expectancy, the number of baby-boomers reaching an older age, and the advances in science and early detection have all contributed to this increase. 

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Alzheimer's Care in Ridgefield CT: What to do if you think Dad has Dementia

What Steps Should You Take If You Think Dad Might Have Dementia?

By Syd Kain | Jun 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

You begin noticing certain signs from your father that indicate a problem could have developed. You have noticed him forgetting certain conversations he recently had with you. He repeats himself a lot. He’s even been known to use the wrong word when talking and not even realizing it. He might’ve once asked you recently, “Do…

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Dad is Displaying Odd Behaviors as Alzheimer’s Progresses, What Should You Do?

By Jay Kiley | Dec 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Alzheimer’s Care in Fairfield CT When your father was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, you didn’t know what to expect. You knew about memory loss and were worried about the time he might no longer recognize you. You sat up late at night thinking about that situation, playing the scenario in your head, worrying about how it…

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Dad Won’t Take His Medication: Now What?

By Syd Kain | Dec 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Alzheimer’s Care in Trumbull CT When your father was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, it may have been a blow to the family. Some of you may have worried about this being a reality, at least during the past couple of years because you noticed him having difficulty keeping track of appointments, certain medications he was supposed…

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Alzheimer's Care in Ridgefield CT: What to do if you think Dad has Dementia

At What Stage Should Someone with Alzheimer’s Consider Professional Care?

By Dennis Patouhas | Dec 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Alzheimer’s Care in Wilton CT It’s one of the most difficult questions to answer: when is it time for an elderly loved one to consider professional support and care, especially when they have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s? Family members want their aging parents and other loved ones to be safe, and when someone has been…

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3 Ways a Physical Therapist Can Improve Care for Someone with Alzheimer’s

By Dennis Patouhas | Nov 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Alzheimer’s Care in Norwalk CT: For seniors physical therapy may be needed following a hospital stay, medical emergency, injuries, or for some other reason. When a person has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, if their primary care physician (their doctor) recommends that they visit with a physical therapist once or twice a week, it’s good advice to take.

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Balancing Freedom, Support, and Safety for Someone with Alzheimer’s

By Syd Kain | Oct 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Alzheimer’s Care in Norwalk CT: Being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease can completely change a person’s life. It can change their outlook, the plans they had for their future, their relationships, and much more. In most situations, when this type of diagnosis completely transforms a person’s life, it’s usually due to a lack of information.

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A Walk Down Memory Lane May Benefit a Senior with Alzheimer’s

By Jim Crossett | Sep 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Alzheimer’s Care in Danbury CT: One of the most significant signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease is memory loss. Here are some tips for warding it off.

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Are You Prepared for the Advanced Stages of Alzheimer’s? Is Your Loved One?

By Valerie VanBooven RN BSN | Aug 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Alzheimer’s Care in Bristol CT: If you’re a friend or family member of somebody diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, are you prepared for the advanced stages of this disease? If you think you are, it’s vital that you make sure that’s the case.

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