Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are progressive disorders that result in memory loss. These chronic medical conditions generally affect individuals in middle and later life, with millions of individuals being diagnosed worldwide each year. Following a diagnosis, your family may have to make a choice regarding the care of your loved one. For example, will your…

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Two-thirds of seniors in American have been diagnosed with multiple health conditions. Each condition may require various medications and each medication has its own set of special instructions. Remembering which drug to take, how much to take, and when to take it can be a juggling act.  As part of their support system and healthcare…

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Together we can Deal with Dementia   In the UK alone, there are an estimated 850,000 people living with dementia. Worldwide, the number of people who’s lives have been irrevocably changed by a dementia diagnosis is estimated to be close to 47 million. Indeed, one person every 3 minutes is diagnosed with dementia.    These…

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Dementia is a serious disease that poses a tremendous challenge for the caregiver. Caring for someone diagnosed with a brain disorder, like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, or dementia can be daunting. As you will not only be required to ensure your loved one or client is comfortable, but you will also need to have a plan to…

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Painting by David Goff   Being diagnosed with a life-threatening illness (i.e., cancer), a progressive long-term disease (i.e., Alzheimer’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis, or Parkinson’s disease), or suffering from a debilitating injury (i.e. loss of a limb), can be devastating. In fact, you and your loved one will likely experience intense distress as you try to…

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