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If the person you care for has Parkinson’s, you may be surprised to discover the many ways the disease hampers communication. Voice ..read more
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Amy started her journey with DLEA in February 2014. This is her story…. I have worked in health care since I completed my Masters ..read more
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Bree started her journey with DLEA in August 2014. This is her story…. After working in a continuing care retirement community ..read more
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These days, most everyone is wondering if they are likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease. If someone in your immediate family has been ..read more
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Walking for exercise is recommended for every phase of life! Walking is the easiest physical activity to engage in, and it brings multiple ..read more
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If a person you care for receives a serious diagnosis, it can feel like a gut punch—for everyone in the family. There is no way to ..read more
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A personal emergency response system (PERS) can provide peace of mind if the person you care for lives alone. There are many factors to ..read more
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Mom taught you to always tell the truth. But in the context of caring for someone with memory loss (dementia), honesty may not always be ..read more
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Perhaps your loved one is downsizing. Or maybe planning a move to assisted living or a nursing home. He or she may even have passed away ..read more
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If your loved one suddenly developed difficulty with speaking, he or she probably has aphasia, typically from a stroke or traumatic brain ..read more

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