Placement Decisions for People with Dementia and Alzheimer’s – Part 2

Deep dive into things you should look for in a facility when thinking about placing a love one for care. Links: www.alz.org How is Alzheimer’s Disease Diagnosed? Treatments Plan for Your Future Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Help & Support Upcoming education programs Support Groups Stages & Behaviors Resources for Alzheimer’s/Dementia caregivers during COVID Dementia Road Map…

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Placement Decisions for People with Dementia and Alzheimer’s – Part 1

Tom & Joel discuss things to consider when making a decision on placing a loved one in a caregiving facility.  They explore facility options, costs, and considerations to avoid transfer trauma.  Links: www.alz.org How is Alzheimer’s Disease Diagnosed? Treatments Plan for Your Future Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Help & Support Upcoming education programs Support Groups Stages…

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Communication Strategies in Middle and Later Stages Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care – Part 2

Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias gradually diminish a person’s ability to communicate. Communication with a person afflicted with Alzheimer’s requires patience, understanding, and good listening skills. Many of the challenging behaviors associated with Alzheimer’s and other dementias come from the deteriorating brain and communication issues caused by that deterioration.  Today our Podcast will focus on…

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How do we test for Dementia?

Dr. Meharg discusses common testing methods for dementia with additional case specific inquiry to gauge the extent of the illness. Steve Meharg, Ph.D., ABN945 11th AveLongview, WA 98632360-414-8600 x130smeharg@cfmal.comwww.cfmal.com

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