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When is the Right Time to Move into Assisted Living?

By: Elizabeth Bemis
May 1st, 2013

Knowing when is the right time to move your loved one into assisted living is not easy. You may have seen warning signs that put you on edge, such as out-of-character behaviors and various odd incidents at home which planted the seed of alternative care in your head.  The fact that you are having this mental conflict in the first place is a sign in itself to start the conversation with your loved ones.

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Alzheimer's Communication During the Holidays

By: Elizabeth Bemis
December 19th, 2012

The holiday season can often be a stressful time for Alzheimer’s caregivers, families and patients. Although, this may seem like an impossible task to deal with, there are ways to cope and communicate with a person living with dementia during the holiday season. The key to dealing with this difficult season is to focus on feelings. Think about how the person living with Alzheimer’s feels. Try to use short answers and focus on nonverbal communication. The more information and words you use, the more complicated your answer is, the harder it is for the person with Alzheimer’s to understand.

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