10 Dementia Warning Signs to Look for this Holiday Season

When family members gather for the holiday season, it can be an important time to take notice of an elderly loved one’s state of health. In particular, family members should be on the lookout for common signs and symptoms of dementia. Some symptoms to look out for include disruptive lapses in memory, […]

December 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Hallucinations, Delusions, and Paranoia Related to Dementia

The most prevalent symptoms of mid-stage Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are hallucinations, paranoia, and delusions. In fact, according to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, approximately 40 percent of those with dementia have delusions, while 25 percent experience hallucinations. According to the director of Duke’s Aging Center Family Support Program, Lisa Gwyther, trying […]

December 16th, 2017|0 Comments

8 Rules for New Caregivers

When you become a caregiver for your parents it is much easier if a candid conversation happens before the time comes for you to step in. You want your parent to make as many decisions about their care as they can, even if that means doing so ahead of time. It is […]

December 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Why You Should Perform a Yearly Safety Check of Your Senior Loved One’s Home

Eventually, our aging parents and relatives may start to need more care for themselves. One such way you can help them is by conducting a yearly safety check of their home, and this is beneficial for several reasons. Living alone can get risky, home safety is different for seniors than for younger […]

December 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Use Your Holiday Visit to Check on Senior Safety

December 14th, 2017|0 Comments