Tag Archives: Dementia

Death and Dying..Have that Conversation!

Yesterday at a senior forum I attended there was a discussion on communication and what you want to happen when you reach your end of life times. The one absolute certainty in life (taxes aside) is if you are alive … Continue reading

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Joining the Journey

I attended a great presentation today on how to reduce hospitalization in persons with dementia. There were about 80 participants that asked very good questions. Most in attendance either had a spouse or close friend who were in varies stages … Continue reading

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How good is your memory?

Wanted-1,000,000 people to participate in a memory study. Matthew Huentelman from T-GEN, a non-profit research facility in Phoenix, Arizona, is doing a worldwide study on how thinking and memory change as we age. Matt is looking for a range of … Continue reading

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4 Myths About How to Act When Someone’s Dying

By Paula Spencer Scott, Caring.com senior editor (This is often an unspoken topic in our society, but so important in the transition from this life to the next. Please help spread this message by reposting. Steve Kramer) People often adhere … Continue reading

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“I Want to Go Home”

“I want to go home!” This common expression can be painful — and mystifying — to hear from someone who’s already home, whether in a longtime residence or a new care facility. But don’t take it literally. “I want to … Continue reading

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Routines

When I was much younger I did not understand why my grandparents followed a routine throughout their day. I knew I would never do that. Then I saw my parents fall into their routines, and I was even more determined … Continue reading

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Blessings! Supports a New Non-Profit

Blessings! For Seniors Companion Care fully supports “Living Solutions for Seniors”, a new non-profit, and it’s mission to empower independence for older adults and individuals with disabilities who live in the Southwest Valley of Phoenix, AZ. To learn more about … Continue reading

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