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“I Am Still Me.”

“I Am Still Me.”

Providing In-Home Care to Those Living with Alzheimer’s Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible disease that deteriorates thinking ability and memory.  Alzheimer’s can slowly turn a loved one into someone who is unrecognizable to their family members.  Loving someone...

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Forget Me Not… Caring for Someone with Dementia

Forget Me Not… Caring for Someone with Dementia

Many of us do not understand the difference between Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease… a lot of us believe they are the same thing.  Allow me to try to shed some light and bust some of the stigma around dementia… Dementia is NOT a specific disease. The term “dementia”...

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Has Your Rainy Day Arrived?

Has Your Rainy Day Arrived?

For years many of us have been saving for “A Rainy Day”. What was your definition of ‘rainy day’? Loss of job, car needing fixed, family emergency, illness, surgery recovery or perhaps it was a special trip. Whatever your definition for “rainy day” is, needing...

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Surgery Recovery

Surgery Recovery

Recently I had an arthroplasty procedure for a total hip replacement. I attended all the pre-surgery classes and read the booklet they give me. I figured I had done well to prepare having the assisted devices in place they recommended as well as moving some of my pots...

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Best Practices in Dementia and Eldercare

We are all familiar with someone who has experienced some loss of memory, but true dementia is much more complex, a combination of changes in memory, judgement and speech, that affect a person’s ability to carry out daily activities,  affecting both receptive and...

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The Joy of Daytripping

The Joy of Daytripping

A popular division of Coordinated Seniors Services is our ongoing travel and day trip packages. This program is greatly appreciated by the people we serve, and activities are planned based on their input and recommendations. The trips provide an opportunity to enjoy...

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Care for the Caregiver

Care for the Caregiver

Only when we first help ourselves can we effectively help others. Caring for yourself is one of the most important—and one of the most often forgotten—things you can do as a caregiver. When your needs are taken care of, the person you care for will benefit, too....

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