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Caring for Someone with Pneumonia

Caregiver Stress in Spring Branch TX: When A Parent Is Angry At You

Somebody in your family was recently diagnosed with pneumonia. Perhaps it was a close friend or even your next-door neighbor. You want to make sure this aging individual has the right support, and you might take it upon yourself to check in on them, help do a few things around the house so they rest,…

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A Nightly Game Could Become a Great Tool to Help Someone with Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer's Care in Upper Darby PA: Technology is Improving Care

There are some studies indicating mental stimulation could slow down the progression of Alzheimer’s, at least for a few weeks or possibly even a couple of months (Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation). There are numerous types of mental stimulation people can engage in, including reading, writing, doing the crossword puzzle, and even playing strategic…

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3 Things Every Alzheimer’s Care Provider Should Know

Supporting somebody who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s may seem relatively simple in the beginning. Of course, most family members and friends will understand this is a progressive disease for which there is no cure at the moment. The memory loss and other challenges will become progressively more significant, and whoever is providing care and…

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