9 Tips for Better Communication with Alzheimer’s Patients

Family members and loved ones of those living with Alzheimer’s and dementia in Cook and Lake County know the challenges that the disease brings.  The progressive decline in memory often causes difficulty with communication between the patient and the caretaker.  Those with dementia may have difficulty remembering words or have difficulty communicating their thoughts clearly.…

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101 Things to do with a Senior Dealing with Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Homewatch CareGivers Northshore has 101 things to do with a senior dealing with the Alzheimer’s and Dementia disease. We strive to promote the in-home care experience by keeping our clients active, while maintaining and ensuring their safety. Seniors with Alzheimer’s or Dementia need activities where they are successful. That’s why “failure free” activities are so…

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3 Tips to Use Tai Chi and Dance to Benefit the Brain of Older Adults

An organization that provides in-home senior care, like Homewatch CareGivers Northshore must understand and recognize the importance of taking care of ones’ mind and body, physically, mentally, and emotionally. Exercises that engage the mind and body improve memory and other measures of cognitive functions. Tai Chi beats stretching and conventional exercise and can also help reduce…

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