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    Finding the Right Assisted Living Facility, Part 2

    Finding the right assisted living facility for your parents is stressful, confusing, and awkward. You are going to have to be intrusive about their likes and dislikes, habits, and personalities, and you are going to have to...

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    Dementia Care Strategies for Bathing

    Dementia care strategies for bathing are necessary when a family member refuses to cooperate. Bathing  is one of those ADLs that require the most intimacy. For the person with dementia, getting a bath or shower can be...

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    Dementia Rating Scale

    What is the Dementia Rating Scale? Dementia gets worse over time, so health professionals use a dementia rating scale to help determine the stages of dementia. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia and the...

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    Medication Safety Tips for Elderly with Dementia

    Medication safety tips for elderly family members is perhaps among the ADLs with the greatest potential of both good and harm. If your family member has dementia and care is supervised by a physician, chances are they  are...

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    What is Person Centred Dementia Care?

    What is Person centred dementia care? This is an approach to care that  is important for anyone with dementia regardless of the form of the disease. Treating the person as an individual rather than using a generalized treatment...

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    Understanding Dementia : The First Step to Care

    Understanding dementia is the first step to making plans for future care needs. Did you know there are over many different types of dementia? That a person can have more than one type of dementia?  Of course,...

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    Understanding the Early Stages of Dementia Book

    Understanding the early stages of dementia will be approached differently by each newly diagnosed dementia patient and their family members. There are over 200 types of dementia and some individuals may experience several different types of dementia...

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    More Tips on Overcoming Dementia Behavior Problems

    Overcoming Dementia Behavior problems … 50 tips for dementia Home Care Tips and Strategies Do not become impatient when answering the same question over and over When addressing the very same inquiry over and over, do not become impatient...

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    Late Stage Dementia Care: Are Hospitalizations Necessary?

    Late stage dementia care is a time when the dementia patient should be made as comfortable as possible and have very little change  to their present environment. A recent study released by the New England Journal of Medicine...

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    The Future Assisted Living Is In Our Hands- Part 4

    Why the Future  Assisted Living is in our hands My Response to Granger Cobb and the ALFA and ASHA As a nurse that has almost 40 years experience, I welcomed the Frontline story. It is a long...

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