after Alzheimer’s diagnosis

Life After an Alzheimer’s Diagnosis: What Happens Now?

It’s something none of us want to hear: our loved one has Alzheimer’s Disease. But unfortunately, many of us will hear those words, and life will not stop just because we aren’t sure what to do next. So what happens after an Alzheimer’s diagnosis? What can you expect? Keep reading to find out. Immediately After […]

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in-home care

My Senior Loved One Can’t Live Alone Anymore. Now What?

When your elderly loved one needs consistent help for everyday life, you may feel overwhelmed by trying to choose the best housing option for them. What most senior citizens want is to stay in their home, where they feel comfortable and are surrounded by a familiar environment. If a retirement home isn’t the best option, […]

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dementia vs alzheimers

What Is the Difference Between Alzheimer’s and Dementia?

If your senior loved one has shown possible symptoms of dementia or Alzheimer’s, you may be wondering which of the two paths they are headed down – and if there is even a difference between the two. Both of these conditions can cause dramatic life changes for both you and your senior loved one – […]

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cognitive issues

Tips for Communicating with Your Senior Loved Ones

For our senior loved ones, it can often be difficult to communicate effectively due to cognitive impairments or hearing issues. To make the most of your time with your loved ones, check out these tips from Choice Home Care for communicating clearly. #1 Think about Your Surroundings For many of our seniors, background noise from […]

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dementia physical activity

Physical Activity Benefits for Dementia Patients

Adding more physical activity to your routine can significantly improve your quality of life, especially as a patient with dementia. Activities that increase your heart rate and encourage you to take in more oxygen can provide your body with many benefits. Learn more with Choice Home Care in Birmingham, AL. Stay Strong Against Stroke Through […]

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in-home care

3 Tips for Caregivers of Loved Ones

Taking on a the care of a loved one can take a toll on your emotional health and personal finances. However, it is all for good cause. So how can you stay positive and maintain your quality of life (as well as improve the quality of life of your loved one)? Follow these three simple […]

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long distance caregiving

How to Handle Long Distance Caregiving

When you live far away from a parent, grandparent, or loved one who needs your care, it can certainly be worrisome, especially if your loved one resists home care. However, long distance caregiving is not impossible. Simply being there for your loved one is the right place to start. Choice Home Care in Birmingham, AL, […]

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healthy lifestyle

Dietary Suggestions for a Healthy Lifestyle

At any age, eating well and keeping fit are important. However, as we age, maintaining a healthy lifestyle is even more crucial. Learn more about changes you and your loved ones can make to help improve your diet with Choice Home Care in Birmingham, AL. Stay Hydrated It’s no secret that drinking water is important, […]

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What to Do If Your Loved One Resists Home Care

Families are about sticking together when things get rough. So when a loved one is injured, ill, or elderly and requires some level of care, family members need to participate in getting their loved one needed help. In terms of elderly loved ones like parents or other relatives, this can be a hard sell. Many […]

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5 Stimulating Activities for Alzheimer’s Patients

Slowly but surely, we’re beginning to gain a better understanding of what causes Alzheimer’s Disease and what can be done to slow the progression of this degenerative disorder. Every patient is different, and the disease progresses at different rates, but new studies are showing that certain activities can help many Alzheimer’s patients to delay the […]

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