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Part IV Coping With Alzheimer’s Disease- Top 10 Strategies Every Caregiver Should Know

This is the 4th and final blog in our series focusing on Alzheimer’s Disease. We hope you have enjoyed educating yourself about the symptoms, stages, and treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease…and find the following strategies helpful when caring for your loved one. Caring for a person with Alzheimer’s disease can have high physical, emotional, and financial […]

Part III Treatment Of Alzheimer’s Disease & Adaptations You Can Make for Your Loved One With Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s Disease is complex, and it is unlikely that any one intervention will be found to delay, prevent, or cure it. However, research has shown that the following treatment strategies can help improve the quality of life for a loved one with Alzheimer’s, as well as provide support for his/her caregivers. MEDICATIONS help maintain mental […]

Part II The Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease and Symptoms – When and How to Prepare for a Visit With Your Doctor

Welcome to the 2nd piece of our 4-part blog series highlighting helpful information about Alzheimer’s Disease (AD). In this article, we will define the 3 stages of AD, the importance of early detection, and what information you should take to your doctor regarding Alzheimer’s symptoms. Early (Mild) Stage The most common early symptom is trouble recalling […]

Part I What is Alzheimer’s Disease 10 Warning Signs That Caregivers Should Look For in an Aging Loved One

Welcome to our 4-part blog series focused on the most common progressive degenerative disorder seen in today’s aging population…Alzheimer’s Disease (AD). In this opening blog, we will look at the definition of AD, how to differentiate between dementia and AD, common signs of memory loss, and warning signs that indicate it’s time to schedule an […]

Celebrating the Holidays with Elderly Family Members 10 Creative Activities to Get your Loved Ones Involved this Season

The holidays are usually a time to be with our families.  It is the time of year when we celebrate traditions, cultures, and religious events.  Many families have holiday customs that have been handed down from generation to generation, and the holidays just wouldn’t be the same without them. As our grandparents, parents, and aging […]

Happy Thanksgiving from Luba Services Being Thankful for In-Home Care

What are you thankful for? The answer to this question changes as you move through the seasons of your life. You might be thankful for celebrating a milestone anniversary with the one you love…or maybe surviving an illness this past year…or the beautiful innocent faces of your grandchildren or great-grandchildren…or maybe you’re just grateful to […]

November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month 6 Tips on How to be a Better Caregiver

You have probably been touched by Alzheimer’s Disease at some point in your life. Maybe you are caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s… or supporting a friend or neighbor struggling with the effects of Alzheimer’s…or working on raising awareness of Alzheimer’s Disease within your community. Regardless of how Alzheimer’s has impacted your life, it’s […]

Geriatric Nutrition:Foods That Promote Senior Wellness

As aging loved ones grow older, their nutritional needs change, metabolism slows down, bodies need different amounts of calories, vitamins, and minerals.  When older adults have health issues, then it makes it even more difficult to meet their changing nutritional needs.   Eat for Your Health When caring for an aging adult, it is important […]