Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Is it ever too late?

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Is there any better feeling than having a “crush”?  Meeting someone new and being excited to get to know them, go out on dates, become a couple?  It’s easy to associate those feelings with being young, but the fast growing Baby Boomer generation makes up a huge percentage of singles in the United States.  Older […]

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Traditions

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  Looking back, I can’t count too many holiday traditions in my household.  My father was from a small family and we lived very far away from extended aunts, uncles and cousins on my mother’s side, so most holidays were quiet occasions, and the closest thing to an annual holiday tradition being the Christmas eve […]

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The Bucket List

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  I’ve been thinking a lot about my bucket list lately.  I read this article in my local paper, and was struck with the simplicity of this man’s wishes.  A good day of fishing and a ride in a fast car.  It got me thinking what would be on my Bucket List. http://www.wect.com/story/35495291/dying-mans-wish-i-want-to-catch-a-fish-off-the-kure-beach-pier With a […]

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Dollars and Cents- Navigating the Financial Waters of Senior Living

Lisa Robinette Alzheimer's and Dementia, Assisted Living, Money and Finance, Moving Seniors, Senior Care, Senior Living Leave a comment , , , , , , , , , , ,

During my time working with families to identify options around senior living, one specific worry that seemed to come up over and over again…a question really, “will we outlive our resources?”   I found that many families had done extensive planning, but for only two – three years  of senior living only.  But we find that […]

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When is the right time to move to Senior Living?

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When’s the right time to make a move? That’s a question I’ve heard a lot over the years from family members who are worried about their loved ones.  Often times there have been many warning signs, but still those involved have a hard time looking into senior care options, much less talking about it with […]

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Connecting with Seniors Who Have Alzheimer’s—Even in the Latest Stages of the Disease

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Connecting with Seniors Who Have Alzheimer’s—Even in the Latest Stages of the Disease There are four activities that can typically reach persons at all stages of Alzheimer’s disease. Read more about each: Being Visited by a Child It’s a well-known fact that children can reach people with dementia at a deep emotional level that adults […]

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