Author Archives: Dee Jones

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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Living at Home as a Senior with Low Vision

As we get older, we are more likely to encounter chronic medical conditions or health challenges. Beyond wrinkles and decreased metabolism, conditions like arthritis, cognitive decline, and high blood pressure are more likely to occur as we advance in years. … Continue reading

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Anger and Dementia: What Family Members Need to Know

If your loved one has a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia, you already know that every day can seem challenging in its own unique ways. Unfortunately, many family members observe personality changes in their loved ones … Continue reading

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Talking to Your Loved One About Home Care Services

Are you concerned your loved one may not be as healthy as they could be living at home alone? Many family members across the country have been especially tuned into their loved one’s health this year thanks to the coronavirus … Continue reading

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Holiday Respite Care in Washington, D.C.

November officially kicks off the holiday season, which means your personal and professional calendar is about to get even busier. If you are caring for a senior loved one this year, either in your home or from a distance, the … Continue reading

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Best Practices in Alzheimer’s Care in Washington, D.C.

Did you know that November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month? Here at CaringGivers, we are honored to serve seniors living with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia in the comfort of their own home. In-home care for those living … Continue reading

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