Entertaining Elderly Loved Ones

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Let’s face it, it is not always easy to be with an elderly loved one who has dementia. Well-meaning interactions can be met with anxiety, anger, and even confusion. With the holidays approaching, now is a great time to think about how to include an elderly loved one in a celebration and make it as […]

Maintaining Dental Hygiene While Caring For Someone with Alzheimer’s

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Courtesy of the Alzheimer’s Association San Fernando Valley Office As Alzheimer’s progresses, people with dementia may forget how to brush their teeth or even why they should do so.  Eating may become painful because a person’s dentures are fitting poorly, but the person may not be able to tell his or her caregiver- making regular […]