Month: January 2022

Senior Hoarding Behavior: Why it Happens and How to Help

So many stacks of old magazines, unread mail and newspapers on tables that it makes them unusable, mementos piled in every corner, a bathtub full of unused items and the sour odor of decaying food; if this sounds like a loved one’s home, they might have an issue with hoarding. As people age, a tendency […]

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Supportive Responses to Common Difficult Alzheimer’s Behavior

Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s can often mean learning how to handle a variety of new behaviors that may have been uncharacteristic of that individual before their condition started to progress. As the disease progresses, people with Alzheimer’s can experience emotions that they normally wouldn’t, while also losing their communication skills to tell a caregiver […]

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