How EHRs Can Benefit Caregivers and Their Patients

More at… Electronic health record (EHR) systems are becoming the new normal for storing and accessing patient records, especially since many are scalable to the size of the organizations they serve and are increasingly mobile. However, some caregivers still have mixed feelings about EHRs, which can make the … Read More

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How to Talk To Someone with Alzheimer’s

More at… Often, the first notable symptoms of people with Alzheimer’s disease are difficulties with speech. In the beginning, they might be able to carry on everyday conversations but forget a word here and there. On other occasions, they might find it hard to resume a conversation if they are interrupted…. Read More

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How to Choose a Caregiver that Fits a Senior’s Needs

More at… So, you’ve decided to hire a caregiver to take care of an elderly person in your life. Now comes the hard part: deciding what qualities the right caregiver will possess in order to provide the best care. If you were car shopping, you would simply research vehicles that fit your criteria, visit a f… Read More

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Alzheimer's and Wandering — Professional Caregiver Webinar

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Falls are among the leading causes of injury and death at home. Simple home modifications can reduce accidents for older adults living at home.

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Memory Error – A Short Film for Young People

More at… The Peruvian Association for Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias [Asociacion Peruana de Enfermedad de Alzheimer y Otras Demencias(APEAD)] with Entel, created a clever short video entitled E-Alz. Memory Error. [Error de Memoria] to help young people understand the effects of Alzheimer’s. Memory … Read More

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The Caregiver’s Voice New Resources Directory is Now Live

More at… The Caregiver’s Voice New RESOURCES Directory… includes an alphabetical list of U.S.-based and International Caregiver Resources. Click on: RESOURCES for Caregivers for People with Dementia Each organization listed includes a description with a convenient clickable website link. To be … Read More

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