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What is ‘Sundowning?’

People who have spent a great deal of time with those with Alzheimer’s disease begin to notice behavioral patterns that are common between them. One of the most commonly recognized behavioral patterns associated with dementia is confusion, agitation and aggression associated with the late afternoon when the sun is setting. This phenomenon is known as sundowning and has been well-recognized within the medical and healthcare setting as well as in the literature in the fields of neurology and brain health.

By |September 11, 2023|Categories: Alzheimer's & Dementia|Tags: , |

Tackling Hospital-To-Home Conversations with Your Elder Loved One

Do you have a loved one who will soon be needing in-home care, especially after major surgery? Then you will soon know the feeling of having your routines disrupted almost beyond recognition. Often, the most difficult part of this is having to discuss, with the household's newest member, how things will be run. This seemingly arduous task can be made easier by what you do and say in the time leading up to the introduction of your loved one into the household.

By |September 4, 2023|Categories: Senior Care Advice|Tags: , |

Discharge Planning: Your Hospital-to-Home Checklist

A hospital stay can be a trying and stressful time for even the most patient and otherwise healthy of people, and this is doubly true for older adults who have become well-accustomed to living alone at home and who have established preferences and routines that are disrupted by staying in the hospital.

By |August 28, 2023|Categories: Senior Care Advice|Tags: , , , |

Special Needs In-Home Care: Questions to Ask When Hiring a Caregiver

In-home care for special needs children is a great option for working parents, senior parents of adult special needs children or parents who need a little break now and then. It allows your kids to feel comfortable in a familiar environment and helps them to feel safe by keeping their schedule predictable and consistent.

By |August 14, 2023|Categories: In-Home Care, Senior Care Advice|Tags: , , |

Coming to Terms with Your Partner’s Dementia

If your partner is diagnosed with dementia, your relationship with him or her will inevitably change as the disease progresses. Your spouse will become confused, lose short-term memory and be unable to recognize you and others they have known for decades.

By |August 7, 2023|Categories: Alzheimer's & Dementia|Tags: |
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