Dementia is a difficult diagnosis to deal with. Whether it’s your family member, a close friend, or a patient, it’s a painful and challenging disease to cope with. While watching someone that you care about struggle with dementia is difficult, it’s crucial that you understand how to best communicate with them. Be it for medical…

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This year is anticipated to be the busiest travel season ever, which means that you may be making plans to go out of town for the holidays yourself. If you are the caregiver of a loved one with dementia, you may be wondering whether or not you should be taking them with you on your…

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Alzheimer’s Disease is one of the many cruel and unfair diagnoses that we see come with old age. This unfortunate illness robs one of their memories and makes life challenging in more ways than one. Whether it’s your parents, a grandparent, a friend or a loved one, understanding a few of the care techniques that…

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Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s can be a difficult journey. It can be tragic to watch your loved one gradually lose their ability to do that which was once simple. This can have a profound impact on the caregiver, and it may feel isolating. However, you are not alone. It is estimated that 15 million…

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An estimated 5.3 million Americans over 65 have Alzheimer’s disease. This means that many of our in-home healthcare patients in Fort Collins suffer from this type of dementia. People with Alzheimer’s disease experience a progressive decline in their memory and cognitive ability. This may initially show up in subtle ways, such as forgetting small things,…

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