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Fall Prevention Tips for Seniors with Dementia

Apr 15, 2018 by Comfort Keepers Houston

Do you or your senior loved one live at home and have dementia? While the help of a professional caregiver or living with a family caregiver can help immensely, there is still a large fall risk for these individuals. Here's what to do. Read Article

Dementia Wandering and Silver Alerts

Feb 15, 2018 by Comfort Keepers Houston

Dementia care requires vigilance by the caregiver 24 hours a day, one of the challenges is dealing with a wanderer. Here's some tips for recognizing potential wanderers and a resource to add to your caregiving toolbox. Read Article

Dementia - Understanding, Accepting and Coping with the Effects

Sep 30, 2017 by Comfort Keepers Houston

It's difficult to watch a senior loved one’s mind start to fade, often the whole family is affected by it. Dementia change's a person’s demeanor and can make them appear as a different person. Read Article

Dementia In Home Care - Tackling Hoarding Behaviors

Aug 15, 2017 by Comfort Keepers Houston

Some people afflicted with dementia are known to develop hoarding behavioral patterns - what to look for and what to do. Read Article

In Home Care: Tips for Managing Dementia and Sundown Syndrome

Jul 15, 2017 by Comfort Keepers Houston

For seniors and families coping with dementia, "sundowning" brings additional challenges which can be alleviated by practicing these tips. Read Article

Memory Care for Houston: Staying Sharp in Your Golden Years

Feb 15, 2017 by Comfort Keepers Houston

Maintaining or even improving our memory is possible - and may even help reduce the risk of dementia or Alzheimer's Disease. Read Article

Rethinking Dementia

Nov 15, 2016 by Comfort Keepers Houston

Dementia is not a normal part of aging. And dementia is not a disease itself, but rather a generic term used to describe several symptoms associated with aging that include loss of memory, a decline in reasoning and cognitive skills as well as the degradation of speaking, reading and writing skills. If dementia is a new subject for you, here is a primer on what you need to know and what you can do. Read Article

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