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Benefits of Home Care for Dementia Patients

We’re lucky to live in a society where public health extends beyond the physical to include mental care. Depending on the severity of dementia, and the available funds, public health services work well. It is, however, stretched thin in many areas, which can lead to some difficulties, like having different caregivers arrive to help your elderly parent.

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Spotting Early Signs of Dementia

Wondering and worrying whether your loved one is going to take a sudden turn for the worst can be incredibly stressful. To help, we’ve compiled a list of common early signs of dementia. This way, you will have more tools available to guide you as you make decisions and work with your loved one to move forward.

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Tips for Helping Your Parent with Dementia

Dementia patients have to deal with regressing from a productive, functioning adult to becoming dependent and childlike once again. Dealing with fundamental difficulties like knowing where you are, or incontinence can be embarrassing and can complicate day to day life.

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5 Tips for Talking to Parents with Dementia

Watching the person, that you love have to disappear behind a veil of confusion can cause panic, anger, anxiety and a host of other feelings that make communicating with anyone difficult. 

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Technology Solutions for Dementia and Alzheimer's Patients

Technology can change the lives of older adults, including those living with dementia and Alzheimer's. See what technology solutions for dementia and Alzheimer’s patients can help.

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Fall Prevention for Seniors

Every year, one in three Canadian seniors will fall at least once. Hip fractures are the most common type of fall injury among seniors, and about 20 percent of injury-related deaths among seniors can be traced back to a fall. Weakened balance, vision and physical strength affect an elderly person’s ability to stay on his/her feet, so regular medication reviews, and eyesight and overall health exams are essential.

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