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    Raising Your Happiness Meter

    BIBLE REFLECTION Psalm 69:30 “I will praise God’s name in song and glorify him with thanksgiving.” How do you feel when you are praising and thanking God?   MEDITATION I...

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    Dementia Behavior Management Tips

    Dementia Behavior Management Tips address decreasing or  eliminating challenging behaviors. Each of these strategies should be included in your caregiver toolkit, to optimize your caregiving and lower the occurrence of...

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    Senior Neglect : Thoughts on Preventing Accidental Elder Abuse

    By Tim Henley Senior neglect can happen in any caregiving environment. Whether you have a loved one housed in an assisted living facility or are taking care of them...

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    Medication for Dementia and Alzheimer and Driving Issues

    The medication for dementia and Alzheimer  disease that are used to treat the disease can be marvelous, but there can also be a down side. After all, FIL is...

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    Early Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Dementia

    While genetics and an unhealthy lifestyle profoundly influence brain functioning, early symptoms of Alzheimer’s have been known to affect people as young as 30. Regular incidences of memory loss...

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    Anger Management As a Loved One Declines

      Anger management is a topic i thought I would share with you today. Visiting my in-laws this evening, I’m noticing that FIL’s dementia is on another downward spiral. ...

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    End of Life Denial, Decisions and Caregiving

    End of life denial is a very strong emotion. We just had a member of our support group leave us. This happens, for a variety of reasons. The reason...

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    Laundry As an Activity with Dementia Can be Fun

    Finding an activity with dementia patients is not as difficult as many caregivers may think.  Doing the laundry is one of those ADLs (activities of daily living) that few...

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    Dementia Confusion and the Telephone

    Yes, the telephone can cause dementia confusion.  Like most ADLs, using the telephone is not often a problem for the person with early stage dementia. But as the disease...

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    Activities of Daily Living with Dementia Tips : Eating

    Activities of daily living with dementia series, lets address eating… Eating is one of the greatest pleasures of life. It’s one of the ADLs (activities of daily living that...

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