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Do You Understand Senior Care Options?

Senior care options are tricky to navigate, especially when you don’t know where to start. For many people who are just starting to care for a senior, not knowing is more common than not. Luckily, there are a variety of senior care options for your loved one. That means you can start to weigh your options based on the type of care you need while skipping what you don’t.

Knowing is half the battle. In this blog we’ll be discussing 8 major senior care options and the level of care they can provide.

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Vascular Dementia vs Alzheimer’s: The Pathophysiology of Dementia

Although dementia is a disease, the pathophysiology of dementia dictates that there are multiple forms of the same disease. They can even result from entirely different events. The two most common forms of dementia are vascular dementia and Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia by far. Other common forms of dementia are Parkinson’s, Huntington’s, Lewy body dementia, frontotemporal degeneration, and other neurological conditions.

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How To Save Money When Your Loved One Needs Long-Term Care

It’s no secret: long-term care is expensive. Costs will vary greatly between facilities and locations, but the average annual cost for nursing homes is $97,455 per year. If you’re not quite at the point of needing a nursing home and you’re taking care of your senior loved one at home, start preparing now so that you’ll have the necessary funds when the day does come.

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7 Warning Signs Of Dementia

Dementia is emotionally and physically challenging for both the patient and their family members. If you’re worried that your parent or other loved one is showing early signs of dementia, they regularly show signs of dementia, or they’ve been diagnosed with a specific dementia-related disease, finding a good long-term care facility is vital. This will

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How To Have The Assisted Living Conversation

Once you’ve determined it’s most likely time to transition your parent into an assisted living facility, there comes the dreaded “conversation.” Children are often reticent to bring up the topic of assisted living with their parents for fear of how they’ll receive it. However, the conversation is crucial to ensuring your parents’ happiness and health.

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Assisted Living Care vs. Nursing Home Care

After you’ve made the decision that it’s time to place your loved one in a long-term care facility, you’ll have to decide what kind of facility will best fit their needs. When you work with Above And Beyond and take advantage of our free senior placement service in Phoenix and the surrounding areas, we’ll help

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How To Ensure Your Loved One Is Being Cared For

Putting your loved one into a long-term care facility takes a lot of trust. You’re relying on nurses and professionals to take care of your loved one’s physical, mental, and emotional health. You may often find yourself wondering if your parent or grandparent is truly being cared for in their new assisted living facility. If

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