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  • Could You Be Caring Wrong?
    Senior Care & Aging

    Caregiving starts out with the best of intentions to help someone who is experiencing a loss of abilities either temporarily or as the result of a chronic condition. While the kindness impulse isn’t a bad thing, it can lead to completely taking over ...

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  • How Do I Bathe My Mom?
    Senior Care & Aging

    Maybe one of the hardest parts of caring for a loved one is assisting with their personal care needs, which for many possible reasons, they may no longer be able to address independently. As adult children, this can lead to awkward moments in reversed ...

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  • Our Experts Answer Your Questions About Dementia Care
    Senior Care & Aging

    This fall, we had two experts available to answer questions online about dementia care. For those who missed the AMA (Ask Me Anything) event, we’ve compiled the top questions and answers for you here. Nicole Brackett, the Quality & Training Support ...

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  • The Problem of Wandering
    Essential Caregiver Skills

    Wandering is a very real issue for many people living with cognitive impairment, and therefore a big concern for their caregivers and other loved ones. What Causes Wandering? People typically associate wandering with Alzheimer’s disease, but it can also ...

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  • Caregiving: The Importance of Engagement
    Senior Care & Aging

    When someone is living with dementia, their abilities change but that doesn’t mean they don’t want to still engage with others. In this video, G. Allen Power, M.D., a world-renowned dementia care expert and author of “Dementia Beyond Drugs” and “Dementia ...

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  • Good Care Requires Coordination
    Senior Care & Aging

    Healthcare is complicated and therefore requires regular coordination between the various parties involved: family members, doctors, medical specialists, and others. The needs can be planning for surgery or other medical treatments, medication management, ...

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  • Ask Me Anything: Submit Questions to Our Experts
    Senior Care & Aging

    Are you a family caregiver or do you know one? We have an upcoming event that might be of interest and we invite you to participate. Dr. G. Allen Power, a world-renowned dementia care expert and author, along with Nicole Brackett, the Homewatch CareGivers ...

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  • Dementia & Quality In-Home Care
    Senior Care & Aging

    It’s one thing for a company to talk about their long-term care services but take it from a geriatrician and dementia care expert. Author, geriatrician and dementia care expert G. Allen Power, MD, is featured in this new video explaining why quality ...

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  • Are You Ready for Post-Surgery?
    Senior Care & Aging

    The idea of having surgery can be scary and involve a lot of questions for the medical team. While the focus is on having a successful surgery, there also needs to be some thought put into a successful recovery once you return home. There are numerous ...

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