5 Perfect Activities to Keep Seniors with Alzheimer’s Busy

Caring for an aging loved one with Alzheimer’s disease means there may be times throughout the day when he or she needs to stay busy while you focus on other things. Though it’s easy to just turn on the television, try one of these activities that may reduce Alzheimer’s symptoms. Reading Aloud Your loved one …

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Alzheimer’s Disease: What You Need to Know as You Age

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia and symptoms usually develop slowly and gradually worsen over time. This article from Johns Hopkins outlines the signs, symptoms and stages of the disease. An estimated 5.2 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), the most common form …

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Alzheimer’s Disease – A Broad Overview For Loved Ones In Montgomery County

This fact sheet, within an article from The National Institute On Aging, provides a broad overview of the disease that is the most common cause of dementia among older adults. Assisting Hands Home Care Potomac specializes in treating Alzheimer’s and Dementia Patients in Montgomery County. Every Alzheimer’s and Dementia client has a unique set of …

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Caring for Someone With Dementia: 5 Fundamentals

Caregiving is hard enough as it is. But caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease has its own challenges. Learning as much as we can about Alzheimer’s, as well as maintaining a positive but realistic attitude, are essential tools for caregivers. According to, here are some important things for caregivers to remember when caring for …

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Holiday Hints for Alzheimer’s Caregivers: Preparing for Celebrations

For those with Alzheimer’s disease, the holidays can be a meaningful time and a reassuring link to past traditions. In this article, the National Institute on Aging offers some holiday tips for Alzheimer’s caregivers to make the season more joyous. Holidays can be meaningful, enriching times for both the person with Alzheimer’s disease and his …

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Book Chat: Being My Mom’s Mom

Loretta Veney discusses her mom, Alzheimer’s, and what the diagnosis meant for her and the family Patricia Dubroff: All right. Let’s talk about Loretta Veney. Loretta, want to give us a quick rundown of your bio and your world? Loretta Veney: Sure. My name is Loretta Veney, and I live in Clinton, Maryland, so I’m …

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7 Ways to Prevent Isolation in Aging Adults

Care Management for Dementia and Alzheimer’s Patients

Steve Lorberbaum: Well, good morning everybody. Thank you for joining us for What’s Your Plan. Today we’re very happy and lucky to have a special guest, Susy Murphy. She’s the owner of Debra Levy Eldercare Associates. They’re really like wedding planners for growing older. And we’re going to talk today about what care managers do …

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Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care: Assisting Hands cares and protects your loved one

Assisting Hands cares about your loved ones who have Alzheimer’s and Dementia. We take care of their daily needs and keep them safe. These diseases affect: memory and thinking comprehension calculation and judgment language If you would like to schedule an appointment to discuss your Alzheimer’s and Dementia care needs or to set up a …

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Creative Thinking and Experimentation for Seniors with Alzheimer’s

If you are caring for someone living with Alzheimer’s disease, the recommended social distancing and stay at home orders can result in further challenges and feelings of isolation. Engaging your loved one in a satisfying activity helps to reduce anxiety, agitation, depression and anger. It may also help to reduce challenging behaviors like sundowning. Each …

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