Posts Tagged ‘Respite Care’

Tips for Caregivers and their Loved Ones with Alzheimer’s During Holidays

How to Care for a Loved one with Alzheimer’s and Enjoy Holidays  Holidays can present unique challenges for Alzheimer’s caregivers. On the one hand, the holidays bring friends and families together, trigger up good memories and can also be a kind of reminiscent therapy for people with Alzheimer’s suffering from memory loss. However, holidays  can…

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The Danger of Wandering by Seniors with Alzheimer’s Dementia

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month and the Alzheimer’s Association is calling on the public to go purple to raise awareness of Alzheimer’s disease. For more information or help with Alzheimer’s disease phone the Alzheimer’s Association  24/7 Helpline: 1.800.272.3900 Wandering Behavior by Seniors Suffering from Alzheimer’s is Dangerous…

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Respite Care: A Break for Caregivers and Seniors

Volunteer Caregivers Work 24/7 without Pay No matter what our jobs are we all need to take a break. No one can go 24/7 without a rest. However, voluntary caregivers who work without pay 24/7, are usually family members of seniors suffering from dementia and Alzheimer’s. At present, Medicare will not pay for a senior…

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