Dementia and Type 2 Diabetes- Sponsored by Home Care Matters

For Immediate Release: Home Care Matters of Flowery Branch, Georgia, sponsored the first episode of the Approved Senior Network’s new Facebook Live Video program: “Dementia and Type 2 Diabetes” with Valerie VanBooven RN BSN as the Host. View the full Episode Right Here:     View the full transcript here: Sponsored by Home Care Matters…

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Elder Care in Flowery Branch GA: Bathroom Safety for Seniors with Dementia

Dementia makes so much of your senior’s life more difficult. One room that can especially give her trouble as her dementia worsens is the bathroom. These tips can help the bathroom to be a little safer for her. Consider a Sign for the Door. Even if your elderly family member has lived in her home…

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Caregiver in Buford GA: Alzheimer's Research

Recent news headlines have said there is a potential Alzheimer’s treatment in the works that could be ready within 10 years. The hope comes from a study that has been using ultrasound and tiny bubbles to break up the plaques that build up in brains. It’s these plaques that are believed to block the transmissions…

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Elderly Care in Oakwood GA: Dealing with Wandering

Wandering is a huge issue for aging adults with Alzheimer’s disease. How you handle the wandering matters quite a bit and elderly care providers can help you find the right solutions. Keeping up with Clutter and General Safety. You might not realize it, but clutter can be a cause of stress for a senior with…

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Senior Care in Cumming GA: Common Mistakes in Caring for a Parent with Alzheimer's

Alzheimer’s changes the playing field when it comes to senior care. A senior’s mood swings, personality changes, and likes and dislikes interfere. People think they know what to expect. Suddenly, they find themselves in uncharted territory and make mistakes while providing care. Here are some of the common mistakes family members make and wish they…

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Alzheimer's Association Community Educator Training

Thursday, July 19, 2018 10AM-12PM Gardens of Gainesville 3315 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville, GA 30506   The Alzheimer’s Association’s Community Education Programs are designed to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and provide practical strategies for care and support. These programs help participants develop coping methods and encourage caregivers to maintain their physical and emotional health,…

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Senior Care in Braselton GA: Dementia and Wandering

One of the biggest concerns of family caregivers who take care of relatives with dementia is how to prevent wandering. There are many things that family caregivers can do to minimize the danger of wandering in their elderly relatives that struggle with dementia. Why do Seniors with Dementia Wander? When an elderly person wanders, they…

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Elderly Care in Flowery Branch GA: Alzheimer's and Dehydration

As a family caregiver for an elderly adult who is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, you likely think about how this disease affects your parent’s health every day. You consider how the cognitive functioning effect will impact your parent’s daily functioning, if they can make your parent more vulnerable to health problems, and if they can…

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Dementia Caregiver Support Group in Flowery Branch, Georgia

When:    Every Third Tuesday of each Month, beginning Feb,. 20th, 2018       6:30 pm -7:30 pm (ending time may vary as needed) Where:   Theater, Oaks at Braselton- 5373 Thompson Mill Rd, Hoschton, GA 30548 Who:      ALL are welcome   Please join us as we learn what to expect as a loved one/caregiver of someone who…

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Your world crashed when your dad was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. While he’s okay at home for now, what about the future? You also want to focus on the time you have left with him. Definitely focus on quality time now, but there are simple changes you can make now to prepare for the future. Arrange…

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