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How to Engage a Loved One with Dementia During the Holidays
During the hustle and bustle of holiday gatherings, family members with dementia are often left out on the sidelines. This can leave them feeling disconnected or disoriented, and can potentially create disruptive behavior. “The holidays can be an especially stressful or lonely time for people who have dementia,” notes Andrea ...
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Six Ways to Reduce Caregiver Stress During the Holiday Season
While the holiday season is often joyous, it can be stressful, too­. Family members may be visiting from out of town. Calendars may be filling with invitations and events. Add to that the changing demands of caring for an aging loved one, and you may find yourself unable to get ...
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Five Facts You Need to Know about Senior Isolation
Older adults often experience their social worlds shrinking, as retirement, the death of friends and family, or lack of mobility make participating in social activities more difficult. For those who become socially isolated or who feel persistently lonely, the consequences can be dire and even life-threatening. Traci Dobronravova, MSW, Director ...
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Moving a Loved One with Dementia into a Memory Care Community
Recommendations from Seniors At Home’s Center for Dementia Care to ease the transition on moving day  For most older adults experiencing Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia, there will come a time when they are no longer safe to live independently.  This means that families and loved ones must decide between ...
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Palliative Care Volunteers Bring Comfort to Isolated Seniors
Months after her husband died, Ruth was told to vacate the home they shared for 40 years. She was 96 years old, frail, grieving, and all alone. Seniors At Home’s Palliative Care team had cared for Ruth’s husband Eddie before he passed away, and stepped in to support Ruth with ...
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Six Tips for Homebound Seniors to Stay Happy and Healthy
For older adults who are homebound due to illness, injury, or mobility limitations, life may not be as full and exciting as it once was. However, by practicing healthy habits of the body and mind, homebound seniors can still enjoy a good quality of life. Below are six tips you ...
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Is It Time for Home Care? Six Signs that a Senior Needs Help
The decision to hire home care is not always an easy one, especially if your loved one maintains that they are fine.
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The Power of Professional Referral: How Care Management Can Help Elderly Clients
Ed Watson is no stranger to the changing needs of aging clients. As a prominent Bay Area attorney and partner at Watson & Machado LLP, he and his law firm help clients with tax and estate planning. As his clients, some who he’s worked with for decades, reach their final ...
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Palliative Care vs. Hospice: What is the Difference?
If you or a loved one are experiencing a serious or terminal illness, you’ll likely hear the terms ‘palliative care’ and ‘hospice care’ over the course of treatment. Though the terms are often used interchangeably, palliative care and hospice are not the same thing. So what is the difference between ...
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New Innovations for the Future of Dementia Care
A Drive to Help People with Dementia Leads Design Student to Inventive Thesis How can innovative design improve the lives of people living with dementia? Industrial design student, Andi An, set out to explore this question with the help of Seniors At Home. When Andi, a student at California College ...
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