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Make the Holiday Season Stress Free

Navigating the Holidays with Dementia

Tips for Celebrating the Holidays with the Person with Dementia

The Joy of the Holidays

Whether you grew up Jewish, like myself, Christian or Muslim, we all have one thing in common – family get-togethers during the holidays. Usually these get-togethers involve a lot of food and, at times, gift exchanges. But no matter what the holiday or the tradition is, the focal point is always on the ‘get-together’ part. This once or twice-a-year event is when family members, who may rarely see one another, put aside all family dynamics and come together to celebrate holiday traditions Continue Reading →

Alzheimer’s Association® Support Groups

Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support groups are conducted by trained facilitators and are a safe place for caregivers, family and friends of persons with dementia. These groups help caregivers develop a support sys-tem, allow members to exchange practical information on caregiving challenges and possible solutions, and talk through issues and ways of coping, as well as share feelings, needs and concerns. They are also a place to learn about outside community resources.
See attached pages for a complete listing of our caregiver support group in Lane and Douglas counties.

 

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You and Your New Dog

Apr 26, 2018

Advice and Accessories to Help You and Your New Dog Start Strong

Have you always wanted a reliable exercise buddy who’s always eager to join you for a long walk and never has scheduling conflicts? If so, you could be a perfect candidate for a canine companion Continue Reading →

Home Health Care in Albany: How Dementia Impacts Quality Sleep

Sleep Disturbances in Patients With Dementia

Often, patients with dementia experience poor sleep. At the same time, patients who are diagnosed with some sleep disorders are more likely to develop the symptoms of dementia.
Sleep Disturbances Common in Dementia Patients
Sleep difficulties are frequently experienced by dementia patients, including Continue Reading →

What Is Geriatric Care?

Life passes us by quickly and before we know it, our children have grown up and we have gotten older. Becoming an elderly person means having many additional needs that need to be addressed that aren’t a part of being a younger person. This is where we get into “Geriatric care.” Geriatric care is defined as Continue Reading →

Home Preparation and Alzheimer’s

Home Preparation and Alzheimer's

Preparation and Planning are key

3 Things You Can Do to Prepare Your Home for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s

 Home Preparation and Alzheimer’s

Providing care to a loved one is a rewarding experience. You know that you are giving her the best possible care and that she will spend her remaining days surrounded by loving family. When serving as a caregiver for a loved one with Alzheimer’s, make sure that your home also is Continue Reading →

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