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Keeping the Conversation Going


By Natalie Kunkel, CTRS, CDP I am often asked “how do I make [mom] talk?” The first problem is that the person asking the question is trying to make the person with dementia communicate on their terms. We not only have to change our expectations but we have to change the way we communicate to hold the...
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Is Private Care the Right Choice?


Home is where the heart is. Perhaps it should also be where your care is. As an affordable alternative to nursing homes and extended hospital stays, Private Care empowers individuals to age, or recover from an injury or illness, where they are most comfortable – at home. Most Private Care providers offer services personalized to meet...
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Tips to Help Downsize and De-Stress Your Move


1. Space Plan Your New Home – A Senior Move Manager can customize a floor plan for you by measuring your exact furniture and measuring your new home. This is incredibly helpful on move day so you don’t pay to take more items than you need and your mover will know precisely where each item...
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Three Signs It May be Time to Move Into a Memory Care Community


The decision to move your loved one into a memory care community is emotional and sometimes intimidating, but local resources are available to help your family navigate a path to a better quality of life for you and your loved one with dementia. If you or someone you know is facing any one of the following...
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Food For Thought: Nutritional Basics for Brain Health


You are what you eat. Not a new idea, but one that has taken on new significance as Americans are living longer. Most people understand the importance of maintaining physical fitness to keep the body running as it should into the elder years, but they don’t always realize that maintaining the brain is equally important....
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