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Elderly Safety in the Atlanta Summer

Keep Seniors Safe During Summer Fun in the Sun Summer temperatures can be a welcome reprieve from the rigors of winter, but the warmer-weather and sunshine bring their own risks, particularly for older individuals. Summer safety involves being prepared for extreme temperatures and limiting exposure when the sun is at its peak. Tips for ...read more

August 14th, 2017|Alzheimer's & Dementia, Senior Care|

When Mom or Dad Refuses to Bathe

A Guide for When Your Elderly Parent Will Not Bathe Caring for a parent with dementia or Alzheimer's can be extremely challenging. While it's nice to be close to parents and ensure that they're well cared for, many of the symptoms of dementia can be particularly difficult -- particularly when sufferers refuse to bathe. ...read more

July 28th, 2017|Alzheimer's & Dementia, Senior Care|

Dementia Checklist for Your Loved One

Early Signs & Symptoms of Dementia Many adults today fill the role of caretaker for their aging parents. In fact, family caregiver surveys show that 36% of caregivers are caring for a parent, and that 70% of caregivers are caring for relatives older than 50. As parents age, aging-related health problems can emerge ...read more

July 18th, 2017|Alzheimer's & Dementia|

Use It or Lose it: Helping Loved Ones Preserve Memory as They Age

Short-term memory loss may be the first sign of dementia, particularly Alzheimer's disease. Since memory loss is almost always a side-effect of getting older, it benefits anyone and everyone to work at preserving memory throughout their lifespan with some simple tips. Memory loss potentially affects more than 10 million people, including many people who are ...read more

April 14th, 2017|Alzheimer's & Dementia|

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