Holidays Can Expose That Family Members Need Assistance

Family comes together for the holidays

Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Hanukkah are holidays that bring the family together. It is during the holidays that family traditions are relived year after year or… are they?

We are all so busy with our lives that we forget to stop and think about others and how their needs may be changing. This year as you gather the family, take time to pay attention to the details. Is grandma’s house as it always was or is some of the housekeeping being left undone?

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2019 Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Georgia Chapter

2019 Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Georgia Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association

Alzheimer’s disease is an epidemic. Here are some of the facts from the national Alzheimer’s Association:

  • Every 65 seconds someone develops Alzheimer’s Disease in the United States
  • More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s
  • One in 3 seniors dies from Alzheimer’s or another dementia

What Can You Do?

You can help the Alzheimer’s Association by sponsoring a participant or becoming a walker for the 2 to 3-mile event.

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Typical Memory Loss or Early Onset Alzheimer’s?

Solving the Home Health Care Puzzle - Health Force of Georgia

Have you noticed something is not the same with an aging parent or loved one? Maybe their memory is not the same or they can no longer do the monthly bills. Familiar tasks are difficult to complete, and they may forget where they are or where they are going. The brain of an Alzheimer’s patient shows a slow decline in reasoning, thinking, and memory. Slow declines may not be noticeable at first, but if you know what to look for, you can get help. Early and accurate diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease is important. We have a video to help you know what to look for…

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Tis the Season… Alzheimer’s, Dementia, Depression

Alzheimers, Dementia & Depression

Holidays are stressful enough and now add to that caring for an elderly parent or someone with dementia and you have a holiday recipe for depression. You want to enjoy the season, but you may be worried about an aging parent who is living alone or is no longer able to attend the traditional family gathering. You are not alone…

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September is World Alzheimer’s Month

September is Alzheimer's Awareness Month

Alzheimer’s Disease or dementia is a debilitating condition afflicting over 5 million Americans. But the impact of Alzheimer’s goes far beyond the person living with it facing families with the critical question:
“How do we provide quality, affordable Alzheimer’s care for mom or dad?”

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June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

June is Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month

Memories are the greatest things we can cherish in our lifetime and they are gone with the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s robs us of our loved ones even though they are still present. But how do you know it is Alzheimer’s and not just dementia?

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A Christmas Carol Story

Christmas Past

Are You Living in Christmas Past?
You may not be aware that your aging family members are in need of help this Christmas. When you go home for the holidays keep your eyes open to see if all is well. You may find that things are not as good as you remember and your parents might need some assistance to be able to remain in the home you grew up in. We have put together a list of things to check to help assess Christmas Present.

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