Blog


Authored by CEO, Andria P. Harris, our blog is also a very important way of letting you know how we feel about what we do. For more dialogue on living with Dementia and Alzheimer's, be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter.


 

Meal planning and Preparation

 

What’s Cooking at Home Today?

 

 Steamed green vegetables, broccoli, cauliflower with garlic using unsalted butter.

 

Apart of the preparation and planning for each daily meal is bearing in mind that texture and taste are extremely important.

 

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drifting

 

How can i stop you as you drift?

 

 

 

I accompanied her to pick up a brand new commode, I was curious, so I asked her if it belong to her dad, she said yes.

 

Immediately I felt a feeling as she drifts. I felt a lonely, sad and curious air in her voice, because she n...

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Cinamon Honey Applecauce

Apples are healthy, they are a part of my fruit basket, apples are on my long list of must get at the produce store, also they are very refreshing especially during the hot summer months.

 

I have added the homemade apple sauce to my must haves, because it is a way of u...

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Water-Facts

Life begins in the uterus where, like an island, the fetus is surrounded by waster, literally submerged in water.

As on an island, life thrives, there is breathing, communicating, eating, sleeping and having enough time to keep up with the developmental changes that goes on for all nin...

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Living with Alzheimer’s

 

Living with Alzheimer’s                                                              

Becomes a part of your life as you care and serve

Living with Alzheimer’s gives pain

As it takes happiness

It dis...

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Aging with Dignity

What does it means at 87

 

 

During the hustle and bustle of the admitting process, sometimes or almost every time, the one very important question is forgotten.

‘Would you rather have a male or female CNA?’

Given the fact that the role of the CNA, is to administer...

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which one do I Wear Today?

Dancing hat, caring hat, happy hat, smiling hat, funny hat, or not taking anything personal hat. Let’s see which one I will wear today?

 Uhh! The not taking anything personal hat, yes maybe, or I might just wear them all, because I am absolutely sure that I will n...

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A Care Giver’s Diary

Caregiver’s, what is your Definition of Light Housekeeping?

There has been so much said about the duties of a caregiver. Who is a caregiver? Why do you call on a caregiver? And what are their roles in your home?

In many cases your caregivers are CNAs (Certified Nurses Ass...

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From A Care Giver’s Diary / Old Age, What’s next?

She is 98. She told me that she is still a dancing ballerina, and I believed her, because she was one of the most charming and exciting senior woman I have ever worked with.

She hums the most delightful tunes as she taps her arthritic fingers. ...

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From A Care Giver’s Diary

The Care Giver is also a Best Friend

A very good friend is so much like a brother, a sister, a husband, a wife or a close family member.

It is fair to say that the relationship that develops over the course of time between a client and his or her caregiver is that of a...

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From A Care Giver’s Diary

Preventative Care

Opinionative Definition: Preventative care is identifying and taking the necessary precaution to prevent, stop or slow down an action or occurrence that poses a threat to the quality of life of your loved one or client who is placed in your care.

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From A Caregiver’s Diary / Small Things Matter

He is 92 and she is 89 years old

Merlin raised his head and wiggled one bushy grey eyebrow, then made a very slow happy smile.

“No one has ever done that before!” he exclaimed.

His friendly voice trembled as he minced very slowly to sit on the...

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From A Care Giver’s Diary

Sing……

“I can hear and feel this music, Can you feel it too? la la la la la to... to to… tooooo? “It’s a song

“Ho Yes I can” announces Ellie.

It is a day to day occurrence for Ellie, hearing and listening, and waiting to hear the familiar strain of a h...

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An Ode to Alzheimer's - An Expression of a Caregiver’s Experiences –Via Music.
Everyday it's an experiment - I say this because, as the disease progresses, every single day is very different. Her mood swings are the only things that are expected. Some days we will do art, other days we will visit...

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It is very helpful, especially during times of confusion to keep him or her focus. That, as we well know can be very difficult, but may be achieved if the caregiver is used to paying constant unconditional attention to his or her client.
Since many clients, especially during the early onset of Alzhei...

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Life
Life is like a riddle
We should solve it
Life is like a soap opera
We should watch it

Life is sometimes a comedy
We should laguh at it
We should laugh so hard
Till it becomes a memory

Life is joy
We should find contentment
And peace
Life is hope we should all have it

APHA

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Giving and Recieving Unconditional love is living. It keeps your heart pure
When you love someone
Only love matters
Everything else becomes secondary
While your heart becomes larger than infinity
There is no where in the sphare of the universe you would rather be
Than with your Love
Every day becoms magica...

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