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Dementia Care & Alzheimer's Care Services
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Carers, friends and family it is important to provide the right care for your loved one with dementia, as each person will have different needs.

With your help, we can make real progress towards understanding and treating Alzheimer's disease and other brain disorders.

There are similarities and commonalities in what people with dementia may experience, but everyone is unique so everyone's experience will be unique.

If you need dementia care or Alzheimer’s care so you don’t have to worry about the safety of your loved ones, call FirstLight Home Care.

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Caregiver's Guide to Understanding Dementia Behaviors | Family Caregiver Alliance. Very good tips!
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Caregiver's Guide to Understanding Dementia Behaviors | Family Caregiver Alliance. Very good tips!

 
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Facts and myths about dementia, including Alzheimer's Disease and Parkinson's disease dementia.

What Is Dementia? Causes, Symptoms, Treatment [infographic]

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Facts and myths about dementia everyone should know.

 
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12 Ways to Create an Empowering Dementia Environment
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Note from TeamMona: 12 Ways to Create an Empowering Dementia Environment, useful also to those caring for a victim of Alzheimer’s.

Through our telling of life stories, caregivers are able to create an empowering and safe environment. It allows them to better communicate, understand, and empathize with residents who live with Alzheimer's or dementia.

Here& how to help someone with dementia feel in control of their life and valued as a person with a history.

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Understanding and dealing with loved ones' dementia behaviors may be stressful, but consider these tips listed below to help you get through the moment.
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Sometimes, when caring for an elderly relative, it can be hard to know what to do for the best. If you are a caregiver, you are generally and solely responsible

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Understanding and dealing with loved ones' dementia behaviors may be stressful, but consider these tips listed below to help you get through the moment.

 
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Share this pix with those who have family or friends affected by Alzheimers or dementia. This information is also ideal for caregivers who may not have had training on how to communicate more effectively with those suffering from Alzheimers or dementia.
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The communication used for Alzheimer's and Dementia patients is also great for dealing with behavioral/ mood disorders and autism in children!

A great quick view guide to helping you interact with someone with Alzheimer's.

Learning how to talk with Dementia and Alzheimer's clients can largely help you redirect and focus your loved one or client, without making them feel bad about their disease, their inability to remember, or difficulty accomplishing a task.

I am a daughter who is helping my mom on her life journey with dementia. Sometimes it is hard knowing what to say and do. This information is helpful on the bad days.

Share this pix with those who have family or friends affected by Alzheimers or dementia. This information is also ideal for caregivers who may not have had training on how to communicate more effectively with those suffering from Alzheimers or dementia.

 
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Dementia Care & Alzheimer's Care Services
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A bunch of things to know about dementia How do you know when its time for professional dementia care?

If you need dementia care or Alzheimer’s care so you don’t have to worry about the safety of your loved ones, call FirstLight Home Care.

Recent findings show that having a sedentary lifestyle can cause dementia in those without any previous predisposition to the disease.

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How do you know when it's time for professional dementia care?

 
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difference between dementia and alzheimer

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Different types of dementia, signs, symptoms and treatment.

 
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Helping a Depressed Person: How to Reach Out and Help Someone While Taking Care of Yourself. RATIONALE: Hamlet's going through so much and this is really good advice that Horatio would've been able to use.
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Stress at Work: Tips to Reduce and Manage Job and Workplace Stress

Signs, Symptoms, Types, and Treatment (helpguide,

Emotional and Psychological Trauma: Healing from Trauma and Moving On

Learn how to tackle addiction when you're also dealing with depression, anxiety, or another mental health problem.

Helping a Depressed Person: How to Reach Out and Help Someone While Taking Care of Yourself. RATIONALE: Hamlet's going through so much and this is really good advice that Horatio would've been able to use.

 
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The University of Tasmania’s Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), Understanding Dementia, is a 9-week online course that builds upon the latest in international research on dementia. It’s free and anyone can register.
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The Understanding Dementia MOOC will be released again on March, Please note, while the course is still free, places are limited.

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The University of Tasmania’s Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), Understanding Dementia, is a 9-week online course that builds upon the latest in international research on dementia. It’s free and anyone can register.

 
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Living With The Repetitive Symptoms of Dementia
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Repetitive symptoms are often misunderstood and create frustration and exhaustion for clients and their family/professional caregivers. It is important to remember that people with dementia cannot control their symptoms.

Learn more about the repetitive symptoms of dementia, common triggers & how to manage them with this helpful infographic from Griswold Home Care.

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To recognize World Alzheimer’s Awareness Month in September, CRE Salamanca created a highly visual infographic that captures the nature of repetitive symptoms and their impact on the lives of people living with dementia. Repetitive symptoms are often misunderstood and create frustration and exhaustion for clients and their family/professional caregivers. It is important to remember that people with dementia cannot control their symptoms. #Alzheimer'sDementiaCaregiving

 
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Understanding Dementia: Signs, Symptoms, Types, and Treatment #dementia #elderlycaredementia
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Alzheimer’s Disease: Symptoms, Stages, Diagnosis, and Coping Tips

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Head injury survivors may experience a range of neuro­psychological problems following a traumatic brain injury. Depending on the part of the brain affected and the severity of the injury, the result on any one individual can vary greatly. Personality changes, memory and judgement deficits, lack of impulse control, and poor concentration are all common. Behavioral changes can be stressful for families and caregivers
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FCA: Hospital Discharge Planning: A Guide for Families and Caregivers

Caregiver's Guide to Understanding Dementia Behaviors

Coping with Behavior Problems after Head Injury

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Head injury survivors may experience a range of neuro­psychological problems following a traumatic brain injury. Depending on the part of the brain affected and the severity of the injury, the result on any one individual can vary greatly. Personality changes, memory and judgement deficits, lack of impulse control, and poor concentration are all common. Behavioral changes can be stressful for families and caregivers

 
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Dementia Care Dos and Don'ts: Dealing with Dementia
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Dementia Care Dos & Donts: Dealing with Dementia Behaviors

Dementia Care Dos - Communication difficulties can be one of the most upsetting aspects of caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or some other type of dementia—and it’s frustrating for the patient as well as for loved ones.

Communication with those with dementia is different than any other form. Avoiding triggers and ways to diffuse situations can deescalte situations that seem threatening or scary to them.

I am so very thankful for all the tips, I feel better equipped and somewhat grounded when dealing with these problems with my loved ones.

Remember that Alzheimer’s causes progressive damage to cognitive functioning, and this is what creates the confusion and memory loss.

 
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Dementia and Alzheimer’s: The Challenges of a Caregiver
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Understanding Dementia: The Caregivers Notebook

It is an insidious disease that creates havoc and makes it difficult for both the individual and the caregiver.

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This is a DVD video that highlights helpful tips and positive approach caregivers can use when dealing with those with dementia.

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How to Help Children Understand Dementia
 
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Dementia Care Dos and Don'ts: Dealing with Dementia
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Dealing with Dementia Behavior Communication difficulties can be one of the most upsetting aspects of caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or some other type of dementia — and it’s frustrating for t…

As a caregiver, it is difficult to summon up the energy to do what is in the best interests of the senior that you are looking after at times.

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"Dementia ... grieving your loved one while they are here only to grieve them again when they are gone."
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Caregivers bear the tremendous burden of witnessing the early signs of change in the behavior of their loved one and dealing with the an.

Coming to terms with losing a loved one is a gradual process. But when someone is slowly fading away due to something like dementia, the process can feel premature and conflicting. This is called ambiguous or unresolved grief.

grieving your loved one while they are here only to grieve them again when they are gone. Thank you and Blessings Always Nancy

Exactly--that's why it's called the Long Goodbye.

"Dementia ... grieving your loved one while they are here only to grieve them again when they are gone."

 
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Ex-model Cathy Lee on her journey to understanding grandmother's dementia: 'I felt bad that we ignored the signs' #neuroscience #psychologydaily #psychology #research
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Ex-model Cathy Lee on her journey to understanding grandmother's dementia: 'I felt bad that we ignored the signs' #neuroscience #psychologydaily #psychology #research

 
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Good Communication is Critical When Working with People with Dementia
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Sometimes, when caring for an elderly relative, it can be hard to know what to do for the best. If you are a caregiver, you are generally and solely responsible

Parkinson's Disease affects generally elder adults, among about of the known cases are diagnosed in people over the age of Within that population, there is a small amount of variance, with the danger increasing from age 60 thr

Want to improve your memory and sharpen your mind? Discover the natural secret to optimum brain health.

Moving a parent to a nursing home is a choice that no adult wants to make for their loved one.

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Alzheimers Disease by the Numbers INFOGRAPHIC
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7 Stages and Symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease. The term “dementia” is used to describe a set of symptoms that can include memory loss, difficulty thinking, .

Note from TeamMona: 7 Stages of Alzheimers Disease Infographic. does knowing where your loved one is on this scale help you cope somehow?

Patients with Alzheimer's experience the disease differently but typically within the same trajectory. These 7 stages were developed by Dr. Many healthcare providers as well as the Alzheimer's Association uses these stages.

The signs and symptoms of dementia are severe memory loss, disorientation, and changes in personality. Dementia is not a part of the normal aging process. Human brain weighs lobs but contains 100 billion neurons.

Researchers have shown that clearance of the substance amyloid-beta that forms plaques is impaired in individuals with Alzheimer’s. A group of 12 individuals with early Alzheimer’s were compared to 12 cognitively normal individuals of the

 
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Effective Communication: Improving Communication Skills in Your Work and Personal Relationships
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Vascular Dementia: Signs, Symptoms, Prevention, and Treatment of Multi-Infarct and Other Types of Vascular Dementia

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Our new reality living with my grandfather who has dementia
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Commandments to live by as a caregiver while caring for someone

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Change the approach of your interactions when caring for dementia patients. Do a gentle "dance" to de-escalate agitation and focus confused thoughts.

How to cope and live with a loved one who has dementia. Also works for people with FASD.

How to cope and live with a loved one who has dementia | Commandments to live by as a caregiver while caring for someone who has dementia and Alzheimer's

 
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The Alzheimer Society works nationwide to support Canadians affected by Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.

Alzheimer Society Canada ~ so many great links here .

Estimate the health and economic burden of dementia in Canada over the next 30 years

Helping children and teens unstandardised dementia.

 
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Understanding Dementia — Alee Solutions
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Understanding Dementia vs normal aging process and when to seek medical evaluation of a loved one — Alee Solutions

 
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Recipes for improving brain health. #alzheimers #tgen #mindcrowd www.mindcrowd.org
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Want to improve your memory and sharpen your mind? Discover the natural secret to optimum brain health.

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There may come a time in every caregiver's life that you have to make a decision.

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Downsizing a Home: A Checklist for Caregivers | Family Caregiver Alliance
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Downsizing a Home: A Checklist for Caregivers

Advanced Illness: Holding On and Letting Go

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Caregiver's Guide to Understanding Dementia Behaviors
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Guidelines for Better Communication with Brain-Impaired Adults

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Hospital Discharge Planning: A Guide for Families and Caregivers | Family Caregiver Alliance
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Ten real-life strategies for dementia caregiving

Digital Technology for the Family Caregiver

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Teepa Snow, Dementia Expert, on understanding Alzheimers patient behaviors
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There may come a time in every caregiver's life that you have to make a decision. If you are caring for a relative then you may well have to decide

Recent findings show that having a sedentary lifestyle can cause dementia in those without any previous predisposition to the disease.

It is a well-known fact that a high percentage of the elderly experience mental degradation at some stage during the later years of their lives.

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5 top dementia care tips from Teepa Snow
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Sometimes, when caring for an elderly relative, it can be hard to know what to do for the best. If you are a caregiver, you are generally and solely responsible

Moving a parent to a nursing home is a choice that no adult wants to make for their loved one.

As a caregiver, it is difficult to summon up the energy to do what is in the best interests of the senior that you are looking after at times.

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Pin by Esther Elmer on Alzheimers | Pinterest | Dementia, Alzheimers and Stages of dementia
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Parkinson's disease is named after James Parkinson a British Doctor & Surgeon who was the first person to describe and publish an account of this condition in He described it in his well-known essay as the shaking palsy b

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Dementia can be a scary experience, but with loved ones by your side you can do anything. CBD oil has also shown that it can help with the symptoms! Get yours today at CBDinstead.com! #Dementia #Elderly #CBDoil

 
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Live Well
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Alzheimer's Association national site – information on Alzheimer’s disease and dementia symptoms, diagnosis, stages, treatment, care and support resources.

Been a supporter for a long time for obvious reasons!

You have a choice in how you live life with Alzheimer's or other dementia.

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Understanding Dementia MOOC
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Making The Right Choice: Choosing An Online Education Institution

Understanding Dementia MOOC - Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre - University of Tasmania, Australia

 
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What's the Difference Between Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease?
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Dementia is a group of symptoms, while Alzheimer’s is a disease. Learn how they’re connected and what the causes, symptoms, and treatments are for each.

Sometimes, when caring for an elderly relative, it can be hard to know what to do for the best. If you are a caregiver, you are generally and solely responsible

What Is the Difference Between Dementia and Alzheimers? Many people use the words “dementia” and “Alzheimer’s disease” interchangeably. However, they’re not the same thing. You can have a form of dementia that is completely unrelated to Alzheimer’s disease. #dementia #alzheimers

 
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Tips to self-care for caregivers

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Self-help tips for managing bipolar disorder, coping with symptoms, and preventing relapse.

Learn about obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), including symptoms and what you can do to help yourself or a loved one.

Do you struggle with anxiety? Learn about the signs, symptoms, and types of anxiety disorders, and how to find relief that works for you.

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10 Ways to Avoid Agitation and Aggression in the Person with Alzheimer's or Dementia
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6 GEMS(TM) from Teepa Snow outshine every stage from the inside out
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6 GEMS(TM) from Teepa Snow outshine every stage from the inside out

To help us understand dementia, experts have come up with ways of describing different phases of the disease: 1) The Alzheimer’s Scale (3 stages): mild, moderate, late. 2) Four-Stage Model (4 stage…

 
 
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Teepa Snow Activities to Enrich the Lives of People With Dementia
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Teepa Snow Activities to Enrich the Lives of People With Dementia

Entertainment and other activities are essential for the well-being of people with dementia.

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The University of Tasmania’s Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), Understanding Dementia, is a 9-week online course that builds upon the latest in international research on dementia. It’s free and anyone can register.
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The University of Tasmania’s Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), Understanding Dementia, is a 9-week online course that builds upon the latest in international research on dementia. It’s free and anyone can register.

 
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5 Things to Never Say to a Person With Alzheimer's
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By Marie Marley Yesterday afternoon, I walked into the spacious room belonging to Mary, a woman with dementia who has few visitors and with whom I’ve volunteered to spend a little time every …

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