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Emotional communication for people living with Alzheimer's disease

Here's good research to share when someone questions if they should visit a person with dementia when the person probably won't remember they were ever there.

My favorite quote from the article:

"Caregivers and others must be sensitive to making ...

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Alzheimer's Dementia Emotional Communication (Research)

Frances Shani Parker writes about older adults, eldercare, hospice, palliative care, nursing homes, dementia, caregiving, death, and bereavement.

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How to encourage memory care residents to eat

With holiday meals just around the corner, I think you'll find these tips useful. What would you add?

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8 Tips To Encourage Residents To Eat – NursingHomeVolunteer.com

Our residents who are living with dementia often experience a decline in appetite. Check out these helpful tips to encourage eating.

November 10th
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November 3rd
Blood plasma treatment

Wondering if any members have experience or know someone who has used blood plasma therapy in dealing with inflammation, scar tissue or nerve related pain?

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I actually had PRP a couple of years ago for dry eye syndrome. My ophthalmologist had me go to a lab for a blood draw. A specialty pharmacy then spun off the plasma and made it into eye drops. It seemed kind of creepy to me at first, but I stuck with...

November 3rd
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Keeping residents safe

Keeping nursing home residents safe while maintaining their freedom and dignity is an ongoing challenge.

Please read this article from the Fargo Forum newspaper. Do you have any solutions to offer?

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Bursack: Strict laws can make it hard to alert caregivers when loved ones get out of bed

news, sports, opinion, entertainment, business, lifestyle, milestones, obituaries and weather for Fargo, ND

October 28th
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October 7th
Things I am grateful for

In a spirit of this weekend, thought it would be nice if we could share with each other things we are grateful for.

I am particularly grateful for having a devoted team at Huddol that works hard everyday in support of our members.

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I love summer, and I always feel a bit sad when autumn arrives, knowing that winter will be here soon. So, I decided to make a list of things I'm grateful for in October. Here's what I have so far:

1. Beautiful colored leaves

2. Less heat and humidity

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October 7th
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Turning Top CNAs Into Stars

Here's an excellent article about helping CNAs succeed:

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Turning Top CNAs Into Stars

September 25th
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September 19th
Aging dad put on strict health regimen by stickler 8-year-old

While this read is a bit of light humor and definitely well written from the perspective on aging from an 8 year old - you start to wonder about your own health.

Do you get 8-10 hours of sleep a night?

Did you go for 4 x 15 min walks yesterday?

Did you ...

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Delightful! Thanks for sharing.

September 20th
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Do you use aromatherapy in your nursing home? I'm curious to know how your residents respond.

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Aromatherapy Safe and Effective for People With Alzheimer’s - Alternative Treatments - Alzheimer's | HealthCentral

Alzheimer’s disease can’t be cured. There are medications that help slow the development of symptoms for some people, but the type of care that seems to help most people with Alzheimer’s is hands-on a

September 4th
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September 2nd in Advocate4Care

For sharing with family and friends :)

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Love this!

September 3rd
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August 22nd

I suspect she would never toot her own horn, so I'll do the tooting. AshleyFox, a dedicated member of Huddol, recognized for her commitment and volunteer work by the Parkinson society of Southwest Ontario.

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Congratulations Ashley!!

August 23rd
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