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Posts by Valerie VanBooven RN BSN

How Long Will Home Care Be Needed for Someone Dealing with Dementia

Alzheimer's Care in Honolulu HI: How Long will Home Care be Needed?

The average life expectancy for somebody diagnosed with Alzheimer’s is between eight and 10 years (Alzheimer’s Association). If you have been diagnosed with some form of dementia other than Alzheimer’s, the life expectancy could be different. Often, medical professionals recommend people dealing with Alzheimer’s or some other form of dementia consider home care support services…

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Life Lessons One Might Gain Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s

Life Lessons One Might Gain Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s

In a lot of situations in life, there are lessons to be learned. When a loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, it’s incredibly easy to want to step up and be there for them. It could be a parent, grandparent, sibling, spouse, or somebody else a person cares about tremendously, but what most people fail to realize is just how impactful this is going to be for the caregiver and possibly even the senior.

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