Monday Mojo for Caregivers – Laugh It Up – Creating a Culture of Happiness

Posted on Jul 28, 2014 in Caregiver Services, Monday Mojo- Alzheimer's Caregivers

Monday Mojo for Caregivers – Laugh It Up – Creating a Culture of Happiness Your happiness is your responsibility. That may sound a little like tough love, but it’s actually just a reminder to you that your happiness is within your control. And isn’t that good news? When you tie your happiness to external factors (like other people) you aren’t in the director’s chair of your own life … and who wants that? So...

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Ask the Alzheimer’s Expert ~ How Do I get the Right Diagnosis?

Posted on Jul 27, 2014 in Alzheimer's Diagnosis, Alzheimer's Treatment, Ask the Expert, Caregiver Services

Ask the Alzheimer’s Expert is brought to you each week by Elayne Forgie and the Alzheimer’s Care Resource Center. Question:  How do I know if I’m getting the right diagnosis and the right treatment? Answer: As adults age, it can become more common to forget simple things. When the memory loss is severe enough to interfere with daily living, however, this can be a sign of more progressive forms of dementia. To ensure that your...

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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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