Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s Early Signs

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Early Signs of Alzheimer’s You Do Not Want to Ignore Alzheimer’s is a common disease, affecting 5.8 million Americans. Even though there is plenty of information out there, not all cases of Alzheimer’s are easy to spot. Sometimes, the disease creeps up out of nowhere. Other times, the person hides their symptoms so as not to upset their family. Early intervention can be helpful in slowing the progression of Alzheimer’s symptoms. So, it’s important to be aware of the early signs of Alzh…

Coping with Late-Stage Alzheimer’s Disease

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Coping with Late-Stage Alzheimer’s Disease The earlier stages of Alzheimer’s disease affect cognitive processes, such as memory, judgement and thinking. As the disease progresses, it affects behavior and physical functioning as well. By the time the disease reaches the last stage, many parts of the body are affected. People often have difficulty with motor coordination, bowel and bladder control and even breathing. This is why the last stage typically requires around-the-clock care. Let’s lea…

Memory Aids, Tools & Strategies for Those with Memory Loss

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Memory Aids, Tools & Strategies for Those with Memory Loss People in the early stages of memory loss don’t want to be shunned from conversations. Having memory aids, tools and strategies can help your loved one recall information and engage in meaningful discussions. In this post, we’ll review some of the best tools you can use to help your loved one recall and retain information. Traditional memory aids Sometimes, the best way to remind a person of something is by writing it down. A cale…

Care professionals involved with Dementia

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Care professionals involved with Dementia Which Care Team May Get Involved During Cognitive Decline Being forgetful and repeating what you say doesn’t always indicate cognitive decline. But, if it keeps happening and you find that someone is misplacing items, losing their train of thought in conversations or having trouble following directions, it’s probably time for them to see a doctor and other professionals who can do a more thorough diagnosis and assist with treatment and life changes. W…

Communication Strategies When A Parent Has Dementia

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Communication Strategies When A Parent Has Dementia Communication is an important part of our lives. It lets us express who we are and what’s on our minds. Communication involves many aspects – not just talking. There’s also listening, understanding and interpreting. When a person has dementia, they may lose their ability to communicate verbally. But this does not mean that they can’t communicate. If your parent or grandparent has dementia, it’s important to know how to talk and listen to the…

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    Core values:

    Courage • Compassion • Commitment • Caring • Community

    • "Thank you for being awesome! A current patient called me this morning to tell me her physician is now recommending Doctor’s Choice because of the care you provided her."

    • "Thank you all for everything you do for our patients. We got a patient call to compliment each of you for going above and beyond in your care. Keep up the good work team!"

    • "I was very pleased with the therapist and the nurse.  My wounds were treated with the utmost of care.  Thank you"

    • "Thank you Shana for the caring and concern you have for your patients. You embody all the core values when you practice home health."

    • "Your staff - Terry, Carole, Mary, Diane and Lisa - were all excellent.  They are caring, knowledgeable, helpful in every way.  Terry is special among special people.  Congratulations on putting together such an incredible team!"

    • "Carol is a tremendous asset to your organization.  She embodies the utmost in knowledge, skill and compassion.  Arlene, Speech Pathologist, was very instructive.  She taught me a number of things to care for my parent, helped me secure items for Dad's wellbeing and taught me plenty for his care."

    • "Thank you for being awesome! A current patient called me this morning to tell me her physician is now recommending Doctor’s Choice because of the care you provided her."

    • "Amanda your attention to detail and hard work does not go unnoticed. Thank you for all of your hard work."

    • "I have to send a huge THANK YOU to Jennifer for her EXCELLENT communication between disciplines and to office staff to ensure the best patient care is being provided."

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