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Understanding the Complex Forms of Dementia:

Posted by: Joanne Rodda-Hubbard Posted Date: 08/14/2017
What ISN’T Dementia...   Dementia is a complex neurological disease that takes many forms. What makes dementia even more elusive is its tendency to progress differently from person to person. While one person with dementia may show symptoms t...
Category Posted In: MEMORY CARE GUIDE

Managing Dynamics of Relationships: Supporting Children & Teens

Posted by: Susie Sarkisian Posted Date: 08/01/2017
 Supporting Children & Teens Through a Loved One’s Alzheimer’s   If you have a loved one diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia, you understand that the disease affects the entire family. While it&...
Category Posted In: MEMORY CARE GUIDE

Managing Dynamics of Relationships: Maintaining Friendships

Posted by: Joanne Rodda-Hubbard Posted Date: 07/19/2017
In the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease, friends and family will begin to notice cognitive difficulties in a person with memory loss, and changes in relationships will begin to occur. One of the most difficult challenges for those with Alzheimer&...
Category Posted In: MEMORY CARE GUIDE

Managing Dynamics of Relationships: Parent-Child Role Reversal

Posted by: Susie Sarkisian Posted Date: 07/06/2017
As our parents get older, we may find that we are stepping in to care for them more than we did before. As their needs begin to change, we may begin to feel as though the roles have reversed, as though we are now the parent in the relationship. While this...
Category Posted In: MEMORY CARE GUIDE

What is Pharmacogenetics?

Posted by: Mary Ann Durso Posted Date: 06/28/2017
DNA, genes, pharmacy, medications genetics, are all terms that we hear readily on television in commercials and police shows, on real life dramas and in court cases, in the news and in books but what does this all mean to the average person? Just as feat...
Category Posted In: TIPS FROM OUR TEAM

Managing Caregiving Relationships | Dealing with Role Changes

Posted by: The Kensington Team Posted Date: 06/26/2017
Managing Dynamics of Relationships: Dealing with Role Changes by Mary Ann Durso, RN-BC, Director of Nursing   When a spouse, partner or parent falls ill or is diagnosed with a chronic disease, the dynamics within your home can change dramatically....
 

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