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Alzheimer’s and Dementia Seminar in Kansas City with Teepa Snow

Teepa Snow, geriatric occupational therapist and specialist in Alzheimer’s and dementia care is coming to Kansas City, MO to present her powerful seminar series on care giving. She’ll walk through the experience of providing care for someone, whether a client or loved one, who has Alzheimer’s or dementia, highlighting key features of the various stages [...]

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Fall Prevention Checklist for Alzheimer’s and Dementia

“When you care for a senior with dementia, you have an added responsibility because dementia puts seniors at the highest risk for wandering which increases chances for falling,” says our Senior Helpers CEO, Peter Ross. This article was syndicated and originally appeared on the Senior Helpers website.

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Dancing to Delay Dementia

Thinking back on childhood, I remember being enchanted by watching my grandparents dance… and completely embarrassed when they tried to get me dance with them. My grandparents could “trip the light fantastic” with the best of them, so I felt silly when I got pulled out on the dance floor. This article was syndicated and [...]

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Silver Alerts: What You Need To Know

You probably know what an Amber Alert is. Maybe you were driving down the road, singing along to the radio, when suddenly the music stops. A general broadcast comes across the airwaves letting you know that a child is missing. This article was syndicated and originally appeared on the Senior Helpers website.

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Alzheimer’s Caregiving: Teepa Snow Tour in DC and Delaware

From October 4th – 6th, Teepa Snow is coming to the east coast. She’ll host her free, hands-on workshop about Alzheimer’s disease for families in Chevy Chase, MD and Wilmington, DE, and will have an educational seminar for healthcare professionals. Teepa is a renowned dementia expert who has shared her practical care strategies with tens [...]

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The “Can Do” Approach to Caregiving

We’re such social creatures, aren’t we? A hug at the right time or an unexpected smile can brighten a bad day. Being isolated in time-out is a child’s worst enemy. And a friend taking time out of their busy schedule to have a genuine conversation can mean the world. This article was syndicated and originally [...]

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Senior Lost and Found Action Plan

Did you ever get lost in a mall as a child? Or worse, did you ever lose track of your toddler while searching for that last item on your grocery list? Panic sets in as you start to look around, eyes searching for your little one. And then, a wave of relief washes over when [...]

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Alzheimer’s Awareness and Support

Consistency, persistency, loyalty… Those are the character traits that come to mind when we think of someone who has “caring for someone with Alzheimer’s” on their plate every day. Maybe that is why we are so excited about September – Alzheimer’s awareness is getting more attention than ever. This article was syndicated and originally appeared [...]

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Alzheimer’s Caregiving: Teepa Snow Tour in California

More than 5 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease. That’s a pretty wild statistic, isn’t it? Did you know that Alzheimer’s has actually replaced cancer as the most feared illness among seniors? Well, as we wait for a cure, we do have access to amazing Alzheimer’s and dementia care, and help in becoming the best caregiver [...]

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Nationally Renowned Dementia Care Expert Begins National Tour: Coming To Nashville, TN

Families conquer heartbreak with real-life role playing as they learn to cope with deadly disease Half of all Americans know someone who has Alzheimer’s disease – a disease that has now replaced cancer as the most feared disease among seniors. It affects more than five million people in the United States; and that number is [...]

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