Author Archives: Dee Jones

How Home Care Can Decrease Family Stress

If you are a family caregiver, you already know that it is a stressful role to take on. Between coordinating care and transportation for your loved one, keeping up on new prescriptions, and making sure your loved one is eating … Continue reading

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What is an Individualized Service Plan and How Does It Help My Senior Loved One?

The senior care industry is full of jargon and abbreviations that most family members aren’t aware of until their loved one needs additional support. While senior care solutions vary greatly, one item is typically the same in every agency or … Continue reading

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Signs of Caregiver Burnout

When your parents or other loved ones begin to age, you might find yourself trying to navigate a new caregiving role. No matter if you live nearby to your aging loved one or if you are trying to coordinate doctor … Continue reading

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Home Care or Assisted Living? Making the Right Choice

Today’s older adults have a variety of options in order to get the support they need to stay safe, healthy, and comfortable. Having multiple options is great news, especially since only decades ago seniors only had two main choices to … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care: Inspiration for Your Visits This Summer

Are your next few months packed with family get-togethers and organizing activities for your kids who are off school or home from college? The summer is busy for everyone, and it can be difficult to manage a summer schedule while … Continue reading

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Anxiety and Dementia: Tips for Family Caregivers in D.C. and Beyond

Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia come with all sorts of challenges. For many family caregivers in D.C, MD, Northern VA (DMV), and throughout the world, trying to keep up with all the changing health needs of their loved … Continue reading

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What Seniors Need to Know About the COVID-19 Vaccine

Last month, we all recognized that we have lived through a full year of uncertainty thanks to the COVID-19 global pandemic. It has been months of masking up, social distancing, washing our hands, and carefully following safety recommendations in order … Continue reading

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Common Nutrition Problems That Come with Age

When it comes to our health, positive or negative outcomes can often start at the dinner table. It’s no wonder the saying, “you are what you eat” is so common; it’s because it is true! Healthy nutrition can help any … Continue reading

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Reminiscing and Dementia

When you love someone who is living with Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia, you can find yourself struggling to make conversation and connections. It’s normal if you find yourself in this situation. Cognitive decline can make conversation difficult … Continue reading

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Dementia and Sleep Disruptions

If your loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia, you already know the challenges that come with these progressive conditions. However, while most family members and caregivers are aware of the more common symptoms … Continue reading

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