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On ElderCare’s blog, we talk a lot about dementia and Alzheimer’s without really going into the differences between these two terms. In this post, we will provide definitions for Alzheimer’s and dementia, what the differences are, and what are the various characteristics that define degenerative neurological disorders. By the end of this post, you will have a better understanding of Alzheimer’s, as well as dementia more broadly.
With the help of ElderCare at Home, you can hire a professionally trained nursing assistant to care for your loved one.
Most older adults wish to remain independent and in control of their own lives for as long as possible. Today we will suggest ways that caregivers can help aging family members remain relatively independent, as long as the person's safety is not at risk, by making an...
As we get older, our bodies and brains change. One common symptom of aging is forgetfulness.
A daily schedule can at once organize our time and provides meaning to daily tasks. We visualize a goal in our mind, we write it down, and we do it. Schedules can benefit everybody regardless of age. If you are family caregiver, creating a schedule for your loved one can help them structure their day and find meaning in daily tasks however difficult or easy they may be.
Today’s blog will talk about the common emotions family caregivers experience during their role as a family caregiver. We hope that you learn that these experiences are not isolated but felt by many caregivers across the country. The good news is that resources are out there to help you manage these emotions in a healthy way.
Helping Your Loved One Manage Mobility An important aspect of quality of life includes being able to do the things you love. For some, that involves being mobile, which can include walking, playing sports, and even driving around. As we age, our bodies may be unable...
As an aging population becomes greater across the world, tech industries have to meed the needs of this growing demographic. Read ElderCare’s blog to learn more.
While the coronavirus outbreak poses health risks for everyone, officials have made clear that the elderly are particularly vulnerable. Seniors who are living at home are also being encouraged to limit social contacts. The measures are precautionary but will put...
On ElderCare’s blog, we write a lot about the experiences of family caregivers. Today, we want to take time to define exactly what this role is. What does it mean to be a “family caregiver?” Understanding what this term means and what family caregivers do can help identify your role in relation to your aging parents.