Wednesday Workshop – Home Safety – Alzheimer’s Proof Your Home

Posted on Jul 23, 2014 in Caregiver Services, Workshop Wednesdays- Alzheimer's Caregivers and Families

Wednesday Workshop – Home Safety – Alzheimer’s Proof Your Home People with Alzheimer’s can live in their homes, as long as safety measures are in place. As Alzheimer’s progresses, a person’s abilities change. But with some creativity and problem solving, you can adapt the home environment to support these changes. Here are the most important home safety tips for people living with Alzheimer’s: 1. Assess the Home. Look...

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Ask the Alzheimer’s Expert! What is Lewy Body Dementia?

Posted on Jul 22, 2014 in Ask the Expert, Caregiver Services

Ask the Alzheimer’s Expert Ask the Alzheimer’s Expert is brought to you each week by Elayne Forgie and the Alzheimer’s Care Resource Center. Question:  What is Lewy Body Dementia? Answer: Lewy body dementia, the second most common type of progressive dementia after Alzheimer’s disease, causes a progressive decline in mental abilities. It may also cause visual hallucinations, which generally take the form of objects,...

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Monday Mojo for Caregivers – Dare to Soar – 5 Keys to a Life of Power

Posted on Jul 21, 2014 in Caregiver Services, Monday Mojo- Alzheimer's Caregivers

Monday Mojo for Caregivers – Dare to Soar – 5 Keys to a Life of Power There comes a moment in our lives when we suddenly wake up, metaphorically and literally, to the understanding that everything we need is within us. Rather than believing that life happens to us, we be begin to understand that life is a process of co-creation and we have the power to alter the course and direction of our lives. Here are the 5 keys to living a life of...

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