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The Ezra Home Care Blog

28 Mar

Does My Loved One with Dementia Have Depression and What Can I Do to Help?

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, depression is very common in dementia sufferers, especially in the early and middle stages of the disease. ...
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14 Mar

3 Examples of Aggressive or Disruptive Behavior in Seniors with Dementia, and How to Cope with Them

If a loved one has been diagnosed with dementia, as the family caregiver, you will need to understand certain facts about the changes in behavior the ...
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21 Feb

Understanding the Psychological Symptoms of Parkinson's: Hallucinations and Delusions

While there are many familiar physical symptoms associated with the development of Parkinson's disease, there are other lesser-known issues, too. ...
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24 Jan

Understanding the Behavioral Outbursts of Seniors with Dementia

Agitation, aggression and unpredictable behavior caused by cognitive issues can make being a family caregiver to a senior loved one challenging and, ...
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08 Jan

Will Mom’s Life-Long Mental Illness Result in Her Being a Prisoner in Her Own Home?

One in five people over the age of 55 will experience a mental health issue, according to the American Psychological Association. These conditions ...
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18 Dec

7 Things to Consider When Caring for a Loved One With Alzheimer’s During the Holiday Season

When someone close to you has dementia, including Alzheimer’s, special occasions and celebrations can become more difficult, both for them, and for ...
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13 Dec

Getting Around a Parent’s Resistance About Hiring a Home Care Company to Help Them Live Safely at Home

Having a conversation with your mom or dad about Home Care can be hard for them, and uncomfortable for you. If you're meeting resistance from a ...
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01 Dec

My Loved One is Receiving ECT Treatments for Mental Health Issues: How Can I Provide Care at Home?

If the somewhat daunting term 'Electroshock Therapy' has been recommended by your loved one’s medical team, you might be wondering how it will affect ...
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17 Nov

How Do I Talk To My Children About Their Grandparent’s Dementia?

Dealing with your parent’s dementia diagnosis can be a challenging time, and it can feel extra difficult when you're faced with the task of ...
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13 Nov

What to Say (and What Not to Say) When Communicating With a Loved One Who Has Dementia

When someone you love has dementia, their behavior is likely to change, and sometimes conversations can become difficult. Knowing the dos and don'ts ...
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