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Our posts feature helpful advice and resources for both caregivers and aging seniors. They may be able to provide you with the answers you’ve been searching for, or point you in the right direction to find them.

A Lifetime of Love

In 2017 Mary was diagnosed with dementia and Kevin took on the role of being her caregiver. Up to the task, Kevin learned how to care for his wife, and with the help of caregivers, they did well.

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3 Levels of Assisted Living in Phoenix, Arizona

Assisted living in Phoenix, Arizona offers a variety of options to cater to the diverse needs of its elderly residents. When someone says assisted living, they often do not realize there are 3 levels of assisted living: Supervisory Care, Personal Care, and Directed Care. Each level is designed to meet the specific needs of residents based on their abilities, health conditions, and personal preferences.

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Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Can your loved one age in their home or do they need to move into a facility? This is a question so many families are faced with. The short answer is it depends. It depends on the care needs of your loved one, how much money there is to spend on care, the appropriateness of the house, and whether your loved one is a wanderer.

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Hydration is Especially Important During the Summer

Summer can be a fun and exciting season, but it's crucial to stay hydrated, especially for seniors. As we age, our bodies lose their ability to conserve water, and our sense of thirst becomes less acute. This makes older adults more susceptible to dehydration, which can lead to serious health issues such as heat exhaustion, heatstroke, and urinary tract infections. Are you worried about yourself or a loved one not receiving adequate hydration during the summer months? Experience peace of mind with our team of compassionate and skilled professionals. Together, we can make this summer a time of safety, health, and lasting happiness. Call 623-934-2722 to learn more about Desert Care Management and find out how we help seniors receive the specialized attention they deserve for optimal hydration, health condition management, and overall well-being.

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Summertime Travel with Dementia

The summer season is a great time for vacations and weekend getaways, but for those traveling with a family member who has dementia, it can be challenging. However, by planning ahead and following some essential tips, you can make the trip go smoothly. Discover strategies for traveling with a family member who has dementia and make your next vacation a success.

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