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Traveling with a Loved One Living with Dementia

No matter the mode of transportation, traveling with a loved one who has dementia differs greatly from traveling with other friends and family members. Preparing the necessary resources for a long trip that crosses state lines can be daunting for car… Read More
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Categories: Alzheimer's, Dementia

Popular Star Reveals Diagnosis

David Cassidy has been a presence seen in countless households for nearly fifty years thanks to the television show, The Partridge Family. After spending the time to come to terms with his diagnosis of dementia, he decided to publically reveal that… Read More
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Categories: Alzheimer's, Dementia

We Need to Talk About Driving Key Resources

Making the life-changing decision to “give up the keys” and stop driving a vehicle for the remainder of your life is certainly a difficult decision. Being able to drive is a freedom that has likely been enjoyed for a majority of an older adult’… Read More
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Dementia Tools at Your Fingertips

Caregivers for those living with dementia are all over the country. Caregivers range in age, ethnicity, geography, income, and education. While research theories have been done about what the large, diverse population of caregivers looks like and wha… Read More
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Long Term Care Attorneys and Insurance

When discussing estate planning with our clients, we always explain the need to prepare for the possibility of requiring long-term care, and the daunting costs of such care.  As Americans are living longer, more and more of us are spending a signif… Read More
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Caregiver Promises Past and Present

As a long-time spouse, taking on the role of caregiver can be an extremely difficult process that many couples simply do not foresee. Journalist Tara Bahrampour highlighted the conversations held among families about future long-term care steps in he… Read More
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Caregivers: Know your Assisted Living Options

February is National Caregivers Month. One task that can be daunting for family caregivers is identifying the assisted living community that best fits their loved one’s unique needs. It is important for caregivers to be able to identify the differe… Read More
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The Face of an Epidemic

Winter brings holidays, chilly weather, and basketball season. In Connecticut, collegiate women’s basketball is a source of pride and joy for thousands of residents. Countless fans across the nation are familiar with the name Pat Summitt. She is kn… Read More
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What is Lewy Body Dementia?

has been extensive media coverage on the life and death of legendary actor, Robin Williams. One recent revelation made about one year following his sudden death was that Williams had been living with Lewy Body dementia (LBD). What does that really me… Read More
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Understanding Adult Protective Services

There are some misconceptions around the role of Adult Protective Services (APS) in the lives of vulnerable adults. Discussions of involvement of APS can elicit feelings of fear or anger due to the assumption that involuntary changes will then occur.… Read More
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