Category Archives: Alzheimer’s Caregiving

Three steps to an excellent caregiver career

  Here’s a secret …  Great caregiving jobs are parceled out like any other type of premium personal service job.  The formula is exactly the same: Experience + Credentials + Reference (who you know/how you were referred)= You get the … Continue reading

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Caregiving Pro? How to get better jobs…

If you are a professional caregiver/direct care worker/personal care aide/carer  you provide personal care services to clients in exchange for money.  Whether you work for yourself, a home care or home health care agency, or any type of long term … Continue reading

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How to Distinguish Forgetfulness from Alzheimer’s Disease: Solutions to Normal Memory Shortfalls

You can’t find your glasses, keys or the right word.  You forget an appointment or name of a familiar pet, object or person. You’ve already forgotten the name of the nice person who was just introduced to you a minute … Continue reading

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In-Home Therapies Can Decrease Dementia Symptoms and Caregiver Stress

Nonpharmacological interventions administered in a home setting can significantly lower the severity and frequency of behavioral and psychological symptoms in patients with dementia, an Australian research suggests. In addition, the meta-analysis showed that the interventions also improved reactions by the … Continue reading

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New Alzheimer’s Therapy Gives Real Hope

Scientists at Karolinska Institutet have evaluated a new Alzheimer’s therapy in which the patients receive an implant that stimulates the growth of a certain type of nerve cell. The results, which are published in the scientific journal Alzheimer’s & Dementia, suggest … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About: The Looming Crisis: Mentoring for Retention: Part 5 of 7

Benefits and Blessings of Mentoring for Retention Building long-term relationships with new hires will reduce your turnover rate, as well as: Create trust Support and encourage staff Make your team feel secure and valued The Value of Community Relations The … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About: The LOOMING CRISIS:Education and Training as OnBoarding Essentials: Part 4 of 7

  “If you fail in the recruitment and selection of great people, you won’t have great employees. And without great employees, how can you possibly have a great company?” MICHAEL WRIGHT In the last portion of this article, Let’s Talk … Continue reading

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