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How to Improve Cognitive Skills After a Stroke

Cognition is the mental process of acquiring, organizing, and using information, and different parts of the brain control these processes. When these parts of the brain get damaged by a stroke, it can affect your cognitive abilities.  The prevalence of post-stroke cognitive impairment ranges between 20% and 80%, but there is life after a stroke. […]

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What Is Short-term Respite Care?

Respite Care Can Help Caregiving is a 24-hour job. Whether the primary caregiver is a relative, a volunteer, or a professional, everyone needs a break. How long of a break you need can vary. Maybe you need a day, a week, or longer. Whatever the length or the reason, respite care can help. Respite care […]

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Can You Prevent Alzheimer’s & Dementia?

Memory loss and cognitive decline affect millions of older adults around the world, but these changes are absolutely not an inevitable part of aging.  While there’s no guaranteed way to prevent Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia, research suggests there are some healthy habits that may help keep a person in good health for longer, […]

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Corona Virus – Updates & Prevention

12/04/20 UPDATE: COVID-19 VACCINE INFORMATION: We are excited to announce we have registered for the COVID-19 vaccine. Front line healthcare workers and residents of long term care facilities will be in the initial phase to receive the vaccine. As part of Operation Warp Speed the COVID-19 vaccine will be free to all citizens of the […]

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How to Talk to Someone with Dementia

Communicating with an individual who suffers from dementia or Alzheimer’s can be challenging. As the illness progresses, communication becomes increasingly difficult as they struggle to remember ideas, articulate their thoughts, and manage their emotions.  Despite these struggles, it’s incredibly important to continue to communicate with these individuals, as those relationships help promote better self-esteem, sense […]

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Preventing Caregiver Fatigue

Our parents cared for us for years throughout our childhood—preparing our meals, cleaning our homes, and doing our laundry. However, when the time comes that they need us to do the same in return, it can be a challenge to balance it with our typical lifestyles. It’s no surprise then, that 40% of caregivers are […]

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Talking to Your Children About Assisted Living Care

Talking about assisted living care can be incredibly difficult, and although there are many resources for children looking to start the challenging conversation with their parents, the same cannot be said for proactive parents. Rather than waiting for your children to make the decision for you, we recommend that you start the conversation early so that you […]

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