Five Mistakes To Avoid When Caring For Alzheimer's Patients
22 December 2015
Caring for an Alzheimer's patient is a challenging and sometimes heart-wrenching experience. This is especially true if you are caring for a parent or loved one. You'll need to fortify yourself with knowledge and awareness to stand up to the challenge of giving an Alzheimer's patient the best possible care. Being aware of the following commonly made mistakes is a good start to educating yourself regarding Alzheimer's care.
1. Doing everything for the Alzheimer's patient
Dental Care For Alzheimer's Patients: What You Need To Know As A Caregiver
21 December 2015
If you are taking care of a parent or loved one with Alzheimer's, you know how hard it can be to help them with daily hygiene as they lose cognitive function. One area that may be particularly hard to oversee -- but is vital to good oral and overall health -- is tooth brushing and dental care.
Problem Behaviors in Alzheimer's Patients
One of the biggest issues that Alzheimer's patients encounter is the frustrating inability to remember how to perform simple tasks, like brushing teeth or flossing.
Four Common Medicare Mistakes You Don't Want To Make
5 December 2015
When it comes to Medicare, the application and management process can be confusing. There are so many rules and regulations that it can be difficult to get everything right. If you're not prepared, you can make mistakes that might ultimately cost you important benefits. Here's a look at a few common mistakes that people make so you can avoid the same.
Forgetting to Enroll at 65
This is a common mistake that people make when they reach the age of eligibility.
Is It Possible To Get Implants In One Day? Yes, But There's More To It
19 November 2015
It surprises many people to find out they can go through a dental implant procedure in only a day. You certainly can, but there are some things you should know first. It's a streamlined process, but it requires more than a day. Here's a little about each step along the way.
A Procedure by Any Other Name
The first thing you need to understand is there are many different terms out there for same-day implants.