Dementia

Aug 24, 2017

Reasons Behind Memory Loss

2017-08-24T09:53:04-04:00August 24th, 2017|Dementia, Home Health Care|

It is rather common to walk into a room and completely forget about why you headed there in the first place. Have you ever struggled to remember where you placed your glasses only to realize they are sitting atop your head? Lost keys and misplaced cell phones happen all the time. It is a normal thing to [...]

Mar 14, 2016

Explaining Alzheimer’s To a Child

2016-03-14T13:11:21-04:00March 14th, 2016|Aging Seniors, Alzheimer's, Dementia, Family, Love, Senior Living|

Children can be very curious about physical changes and demeanor alterations, especially when they notice this about a family member. Children also ask remarkably frank questions about these changes. "Why can't Grandpa remember my name?" "Why does that lady have to take care of Grandpa?" "What's wrong with Grandpa?" "When will Grandpa get better and play with [...]

Feb 24, 2016

The Relationship Between A Caregiver and Patient

2016-02-24T10:30:45-05:00February 24th, 2016|Caregivers, Dementia, Health, Health Care, Home Health Care, Love|

Love, respect, kindness, patience, magnanimity, humor, forgiveness: these are the hallmarks of a wonderful relationship. For many elderly people, the quantity of personal relationships is severely diminished. Their friends passed away and their family lives remotely and seldom visits.  The person he or she spends the most time with is his or her caregiver. Therefore, the harmonious relationship [...]

Jan 26, 2016

Dementia Information You Should Know

2016-01-26T08:33:04-05:00January 26th, 2016|Assisted Living, Caregivers, Dementia|

Is your senior loved one demonstrating symptoms of dementia? Read below for some basic information on dementia, which is not a specific disease, but rather an overall term that describes a range of symptoms related to memory and cognitive decline. The decline is serious enough to interfere with daily life activities. Alzheimer's is one type of dementia, [...]

Dec 14, 2015

Medical Help For “Snow Birds”

2015-12-14T15:34:54-05:00December 14th, 2015|Aging Seniors, Alzheimer's, Blog, Caregivers, Dementia, Snow Birds|

From the desk of Kim Champion: Do you migrate to Florida for the winter season? The weather is great, but what happens if you become ill? The fact is that many “snow birds” do not have a Florida physician. When a problem develops with your health, it snowballs into other dilemmas. Other than calling 911 for the [...]