8 February 2019

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Parent with Dementia Refusing Care: 4 Ways to Help

by Myriam Hamidi
Seeking care for a parent can be tough, especially if that parent is currently experiencing symptoms of Dementia or are in the mid-late stages of Alzheimer's. It is a challenging battle on both ends - on one hand, children believe it is their responsibility in ensuring that their parent is...

1 February 2019

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Top 3 Tips for Alzheimer's Care

by Myriam Hamidi
Providing care to a person with Alzheimer's can certainly be challenging but more importantly, rewarding. It is important to remember that your client and their family is counting on you in making sure that you are providing the highest quality of care possible. Although some days may get ...

19 October 2017

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Myths About Alzheimer's Disease

by Brian Shevel
Alzheimer's disease plagues many seniors in the community. And, it's a pretty scary disease to those who have witnessed how it can affect one's life from the time of diagnosis to the end.
When learning about the disease and Alzheimer's care, some commonly believed myths sound pre...

21 September 2017

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Frequently Asked Questions About Alzheimer's Disease

by Brian Shevel
What Are the Early Signs of Alzheimer's? Since occasional memory problems are normal side effects of aging, it can be hard to tell whether it's a sign of Alzheimer's in individuals, or not. For example, forgetting the name of someone you recently met may just be a sign of norma...

4 November 2016

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Senior Care - Identifying The Early Signs Of Alzheimer's

by Brian Shevel
One of the more difficult things to do for family members who are also caregivers is to step back and really assess the health of their loved one. The person you are caring for is likely someone you've known all your life and who may have played a huge role in raising you. The day-to-day r...

19 May 2016

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Home Care Assistance for People with Alzheimer's Disease in Toronto

by Brian Shevel
Anyone living or caring for a senior with Alzheimer's disease knows how difficult it can be to manage each day. Their diminishing cognitive skills can be frustrating and emotionally draining and helping them to keep up on daily routines takes a lot of effort and patience. Simply put, Alzhe...

17 November 2015

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Planning the Care for a Patient with Alzheimer's or Dementia

by Brian Shevel
Much was made of the announcement from Statistics Canada that seniors outnumber Canadians under the age of 14 for the first time in the country's history. Among other consequences cited, one that becomes clear is that, barring any major medical breakthrough, much more of the population wil...

4 December 2014

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Alzheimer's Disease and its Treatments

by Brian Shevel
Alzheimer's disease is a degenerative disorder that commonly affects people over the age of 65, though some individuals may start to develop early onset Alzheimer's in their 40s and 50s. It is the most common form of dementia, with 60% to 80% of cases being Alzheimer's disease. The...

26 August 2014

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Possible Connection Between Vitamin D Deficiency and Alzheimer's

by Brian Shevel
Several studies from universities in the U.K. and U.S. have revealed a connection between low levels of vitamin D and developing Alzheimer's disease and dementia. Home Care Assistance - Toronto/York Region, the leading provider of senior care in Toronto, recommends that their clients add vi...

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