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Caring for Loved Ones with Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Alzheimer’s and dementia are devastating diseases that progress slowly and take your loved one away with it. When caring for a loved one with these diseases, each day can be a challenge, and new issues appear. What your loved one could once do easily, they can no longer do easily or sometimes not even do at all.

Communication

As these diseases progress, conversation with your loved one may become more and more difficult. It may be difficult to understand them and for them to follow you. You will need to use a calm and gentle tone, short words and simple sentences. Don’t […]

2018-05-26T13:17:34+00:00 By |Tags: , , |

Bus-Stops at Old People’s Homes Take Patients for a Ride

You may not believe but elopement and wandering are more and more common with residents with suffer from dementia. Old people’s homes across Germany are erecting fake bus-stops to make it easier to round up senile pensioners trying to make a run for it, and also to help soothe patients who feel they have things to do, places to be.

Read more about it follow the link below

http://www.dw.com/en/bus-stops-at-old-peoples-homes-take-patients-for-a-ride/a-3394237

 

One of the main responsibilities for caring with people with dementia is to try our best to keep them safe even in the event that they want to leave the home.  The use […]

2018-04-27T08:25:52+00:00 By |Tags: , , , |

Best in Caring for 2013

Agape Assisted living – Earned Best Caring in 2013

Agape Assisted living earned the highest  praise from families, seniors and eldercare experts on Caring.com — and they met other qualifying criteria, such as having no unresolved negative reviews. In total, there are 383 Caring Stars of 2013 in 40 states, and Agape Assisted Living was one of the top ones in the Concord, Walnut Creek, Pleasant Hill, Martinez area.

Online ratings and reviews are increasingly important in the senior care industry, and by earning this distinction, our community is now featured among the top 1.2% of assisted living and Alzheimer’s care communities in America: