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An Agonizing Decision: Is It Time to Move?

It is a universal, fundamental, and historical fact that people want to live and die in their own homes.  No one ever says, “I can’t wait to move into a nursing home!” Sadly, however, most people do not have the ...

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Bathing Abilities in Late Stage Dementia

Lots of times we call these folks “dependent”- people that cannot bathe themselves and require assistance from a caregiver.  But if you were to break down the later stages of dementia into a series of abilities that decline over time, ...

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I Want To Go Home!

*** “I want to go home” is the single most common sentence I hear on a daily basis.  Many caregivers struggle with this lamentation and grow frustrated with the inadequacies of each answer.  Situations can vary, but the desire for ...

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