Is It Time for In-Home Care? Recognizing the signs.

KalenaAlzheimer's Disease, Home Care for Seniors, Senior Home Care - For Independent Living

As we ourselves age, so too do our parents. As adults we often find ourselves becoming the caretakers of others, paying back the loving dedication and care we received as children. Aging parents, however, can sometimes present unique challenges that you may not be equipped to handle. While caring for a loved one can be a rewarding and unique bonding … Read More

Who Stole the Cookie from the Cookie Jar?

Lisa McLeod-LofquistAlzheimer's DiseaseLeave a Comment

Ray lives alone in a single-story, 2 bedroom home with his jack terrier, who never seems to stop barking. Ray has terminal lung cancer.  He is a quiet man who is humble and asks very little.  Ray was treated for his cancer but when it became apparent the cancer had continued to spread at an aggressive pace he declined ongoing treatment.  … Read More

50 First Times Meeting a Parent: Learning to Live in the Moment

Lisa McLeod-LofquistAlzheimer's Disease, Home Care for Seniors, Senior Home Care - For Independent LivingLeave a Comment

There are many things that make the heart ache when you have a parent or loved one who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease. The worst of them is when your parent or loved one no longer recognizes your face and does not know who you are. Each time you visit a parent or loved one with Alzheimer’s disease, you carry a … Read More