Tips For Palo Alto Seniors – Keep Memory From Slipping Away

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Memory is something that affects all of us as we age; you know those times when you can't remember if you turned the coffee pot off before you left for work, or had to search for the car keys. While this is normal and happens more often as we age, there are ways to help seniors' minds stay sharper even into their 70s, 80s, and beyond. As home caregivers for Palo Alto seniors, we have a few tips … [Read more...]

Bay Area Memory Care: Dementia & Alzheimer’s Sleep Issues

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Sleeping becomes more difficult for most of us as we grow older. Napping during the day is typical, but sleeping through the night can seem impossible. Even worse, those who suffer from dementia, Alzheimer's, or similar conditions find sleep issues are even more of a problem. While sleep may be disrupted at any time, seniors seem to have more problems sleeping in the later stages of dementia. … [Read more...]

Dementia Caregivers: How Seniors Hide Dementia Symptoms

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When dementia is first diagnosed, many seniors attempt to "hide" the symptoms. Naturally, as we age we want to maintain a sense of dignity, and the diagnosis of dementia can be devastating. Many seniors have anosognosia, a term used for those who don't really realize they're exhibiting the earliest signs of the disease - essentially, the senior isn't aware of his/her impairment. It isn't easy … [Read more...]

Palo Alto Dementia Care – Handling Verbal & Physical Abuse

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If your aging loved one suffers from dementia or Alzheimer's, you may have witnessed situations in which he or she becomes verbally or physically aggressive. What triggers these outbursts, and what can you do? Studies have shown that in those with moderate to severe dementia, about one-third have behaved aggressively. By knowing what causes this and how to react, it will help you better cope … [Read more...]

Dementia Caregiving – Benefit of A Good Living Environment

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At Care Indeed, our San Jose dementia caregiving experts understand that caring for an aging loved one with this condition can be challenging, to say the least. Did you know that the design of the environment in which your loved one lives can have a profound impact on his or her well-being and mood? From colors and lighting to layout and interior design, there are things you can do to make … [Read more...]

Dementia Caregivers – A Memory Box Offers Comfort

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As trusted Menlo Park dementia caregivers, we see all too often those with dementia or Alzheimer's being medicated so that they won't 'act out' or being given medications to make them relax and sleep. Dealing with memory loss is difficult for family members, or anyone who cares for an aging loved one with a memory problem. One moment they may know you, the next minute, maybe not. It's extremely … [Read more...]

San Francisco Home Care For Dementia Patients

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At Care Indeed, we understand the special needs of families who have a loved one diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer's. Our San Francisco home care professionals are dedicated to helping make the lives of everyone involved easier. Dementia and Alzheimer's are diseases that require special care and attention; with these issues, the individual being cared for has good days, and bad days. However, … [Read more...]