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How Do You Approach an Elderly Person About Personal Hygiene?

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A comfortable life is all about achieving the activities of daily living. These activities, like eating, dressing, moving, are all essential to being healthy, but one of the most important (and sometimes hardest to maintain) is personal hygiene. Personal hygiene doesn’t just affect your loved one, either—it can also affect you and even the others […]

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Talking to Your Children About Assisted Living Care

Talking about assisted living care can be incredibly difficult, and although there are many resources for children looking to start the challenging conversation with their parents, the same cannot be said for proactive parents. Rather than waiting for your children to make the decision for you, we recommend that you start the conversation early so that you […]

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How to Talk to Someone with Dementia

Communicating with an individual who suffers from dementia or Alzheimer’s can be challenging. As the illness progresses, communication becomes increasingly difficult as they struggle to remember ideas, articulate their thoughts, and manage their emotions.  Despite these struggles, it’s incredibly important to continue to communicate with these individuals, as those relationships help promote better self-esteem, sense […]

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