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Tag Archives: Dementia Care

Healthy Lifestyle Regimen Helps Dementia Patients

Here at Andelcare many of our caregivers are very experienced and skilled working with individuals with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Beyond providing exceptional care for these folks, they help families know they are providing the very best care for their … Continue reading

Alzheimer’s Infographic Reports on the ‘Dementia Epidemic’

Dear friends, We recently received this infographic courtesy of MBA Healthcare Management (see below). It is a timely and powerful reminder that Alzheimer’s and other dementias are a reality and affect most of our lives. Here at Andelcare we work hard … Continue reading

Be Red Cross Ready

It’s important to prepare for possible disasters and other emergencies. Natural and human caused disasters can strike suddenly, at any time and anywhere. There are three actions everyone can take that can help make a difference … Get a kit.   … Continue reading

The Dog Days of Summer

Everyone knows that the “dog days of summer” occur during the hottest and muggiest part of the season Webster defines “dog days” as… 1: the period between early July and early September when the hot sultry weather of summer usually … Continue reading

Do Sweat the Heat…Dehydration is Big Stuff

by Vicki Rackner MD July 2010 Here’s something to remember on lazy summer days.  Drink up! Your body’s fluid reserves work just like your checking account.  You stay in balance by putting in the same amount you take out. When … Continue reading

Elderly Parents With Dementia In Seattle WA

Caregivers for the elderly with dementia often find that coming up with activities for the elder can require much thought and effort. But they are vital to your parent’s health and well-being. Creating activities can really be quite simple if you follow some general guidelines. Continue reading

The Golden Years for Seattle, Washington Seniors

Aging may seem like a pain, but a new study suggests that getting old is no reason to despair. The study, based on a Gallup poll from 2008, finds that most people feel increasingly happy starting around age 50. Continue reading