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August

Tell me Quando, Quando, Quando! Heartwarming video!

Tell me Quando, Quando, Quando! Heartwarming video shows a 79-year-old man with Alzheimer’s singing his heart out while performing carpool karaoke alongside his son.

Lovely! This surely make my day 🙂

Please Enjoy this video!

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July

What Is Palliative Care?

By Angela Morrow, RN
Updated April 28, 2016

Palliative care is a vague and often confusing term to describe a type of treatment model. People of ask: Is it end-of-life care? Is it the same as hospice? What is palliative care?

Palliative care is treatment aimed at relieving the symptoms associated with serious illnesses and improving a patient’s quality of life. Contrary to popular belief, it is NOT hospice care. Unlike hospice care, palliative care can begin at any time during a serious illness and ideally at

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July

Are You Going Broke Caring for a Loved One With Dementia?

American caregivers are making painful sacrifices, a new report says
March 30, 2016

By Rita Rubin Health & Wellness Writer

Credit: Getty Images

Part of the Transforming Life as We Age Special Report

If the 15 million Americans who provide unpaid care for relatives and friends with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias received just $12.25-an-hour for their efforts, they’d have racked up more than $221 billion in 2015, according to a report out Wednesday March 30.

That’s nearly half the net value of Walmart and about eight times the total revenue of McDonald’s, according

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July

Working With An Advisor

Finding the eldercare community that’s right for you or your loved one can be a real challenge at the best of times. An advisor can give you support and insight during this difficult process. By working with an experienced advisor, you will be able to see the full range of communities available and determine which places meet your individual needs. An advisor can also help you research, evaluate, and compare facilities, so you can find a place that offers the attention and care our seniors deserve.

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July

Common Questions People Have

When Choosing a Care or Assisted Living Facility

Understanding Senior Living Options and Transitions and how California Home For Seniors Can Help

The senior care and care assistance industry is often difficult to navigate, making the process of finding a new home for yourself or a loved one daunting. California Home For Seniors is dedicated to helping seniors and their families and caregivers through these difficult decisions and transitions.

Below is a quick overview of how California Home For Seniors can take away the stress of this sometimes confusing and complex landscape.

 

How CHFS

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healthy-aging

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July

10 Heart-Healthy Foods Seniors Should Eat Often By BestofHomeCare.com

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 11.3% of adults in the U.S. (26.6 million) have been diagnosed with heart disease. It’s a significant problem that causes over 600,000 deaths each year. Daily habits play a big part in your heart health, and poor dietary habits can have major consequences on your heart as you age. Adding heart-healthy options to your regular diet can help you to consistently strengthen your heart and clean your blood and arteries. If you’re looking for simple heart-strengthening foods to add

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wandering

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July

Tips to Prevent Wandering from Dementia

This video was from the website Alzheimer’s & Dementia Weekly.

“Tips to Prevent Wandering from Dementia.” Youtube. UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Video, April 16, 2015. Web. May 20, 2016.

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July

16 Things I Would Want If I Got Dementia

A well written article from a Dementia care worker. I would probably want to be treated the same way written on the list! ‪#‎dementia‬‪#‎freeResourceForSeniors‬ ‪#‎eldercare‬ ‪#‎CaliforniaHomeForSeniors‬

 

A heartfelt wish list from a dementia care worker
April 13, 2016
By Rachael Wonderlin

(This article appeared previously on AlzheimersReadingRoom.com.)

 

When you work in dementia care, people tend to ask you a lot of questions. Probably one of the most common questions that I hear is, “Are you afraid to get dementia when you’re older?”

Honestly, there are many things that

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July

Facility’s retro-themed room – helping residents with Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease

A Facility in Pennsylvania uses reminiscence therapy to stimulate memories in residents with Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease. It brings them to an environment where they are familiar with and allow them to share their experiences and stories. It helps with the well-being of a person mentally, emotionally, socially, and spiritually.


Reference:

Grasinger, Chris. “1940s-Style Rooms and Music Help Residents with Dementia Remember the Past” Youtube. Mashable News, November 19, 2015. Web. May 7, 2016.

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July

Communicating with Someone Suffering from Dementia

Dementia affects an estimated 47.5 million people worldwide, and a new case of it is diagnosed every 4 seconds1. It’s a syndrome caused by brain cell death, often as a result of Alzheimer’s disease2.

Although we envision dementia patients as the elderly, the affliction is not a normal part of aging. There is no cure for it, nor is there a way to halt its progress3. Today, the best we can do is properly take care of people suffering from the syndrome, and that starts with communication.

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