What is Capgras Syndrome and Tips To Cope

Posted December 26, 2017
What is Capgras Syndrome and Tips To Cope
Many consumers and caregivers ask dementia care in Lincoln Park: What is Capgras Syndrome and what are some tips to cope with this debilitating condition? Among advice offered is to use empathy, cues, and patience, as well as any available resources. Imagine what it would be like to believe that everyone around you is an imposter? Those experiencing the mysterious condition known as Capgras Syndrome often feel this way. Many Americans live with the symptoms of Capgras- a delusion disorder- and its impacts stretch widely to include family, friends, and caregivers. If someone you love shows the signs of this ...
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Traumatic Brain Injury Patients – How Chicago Long-Term Care Facilities Can Help

Posted March 28, 2017
Traumatic Brain Injury Patients – How Chicago Long-Term Care Facilities Can Help
Caring for traumatic brain injury patients can be difficult, especially when family is trying to do it all alone. Senior Living Experts can help you find the right long term care facility that can offer expert care for the needs of those who have suffered from a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Chicago Long-Term Care Facilities Can Help with Traumatic Brain Injury Patients In most cases you will want to choose a memory care facility or at the very least a facility that specializes in TBIs. There are a number of reasons why choosing a long-term care facility is probably better ...
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Non-Medical Home Care or Memory Care for Dementia Patients

Posted February 28, 2017
Non-Medical Home Care or Memory Care for Dementia Patients
Which is better, non-medical home care or memory care for dementia patients? The job of Senior Living Experts is to present as many facts and choices as possible so that you can choose the best dementia care for the Chicago senior you care about. Comparing Non-Medical Home Care or Memory Care for Dementia Patients Our services are free and meant to offer guidance in helping you choose the right type care for the senior(s) in your life. We can’t answer the question, “What is best, non-medical home care or memory care for dementia patients?” This is a choice that we ...
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How Should You Choose Chicago Memory Care Facilities?

Posted February 21, 2017
How Should You Choose Chicago Memory Care Facilities?
Senior Living Experts can help you choose Chicago memory care facilities for your loved one. It’s important to keep our loved ones who suffer from memory problems due to aging or dementia related diseases safe and as active as possible. FAQs on How to Choose Chicago Memory Care Facilities Our services are free and offer guidance to help you choose Chicago memory facilities or a memory facility just about anywhere in the United States. Who qualifies for memory care? In order to qualify for memory care the patient has to have problems with at least 2 ADLs (as they are ...
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Stroke Prevention

Posted January 31, 2017
Stroke Prevention
February is National Stroke Awareness month & Senior Living Experts wants to help you learn more about stroke prevention.   5 Stroke Myths Those who have suffered a stroke may be in need of special care. Senior Living Experts has helped many people find living facilities to fit their needs. Understanding a Stroke A Stroke is a Heart Condition – Not true! A stroke is a HEALTH condition in which the brain doesn’t receive enough blood & oxygen. The stroke is a “brain attack” and not a heart attack. However, the cause of a stroke can be associated with a ...
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Assisted Living for Someone with a Brain Injury

Posted March 29, 2016
Assisted Living for Someone with a Brain Injury
The option of assisted living for someone with a brain injury could be one of the best options provided. First let’s focus on the term brain injury.   Types of Brain Injury According to the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) the term brain injury applies to those who fall into two categories; a traumatic brain injury or an acquired brain injury. The acquired brain injury (ABI) often affects seniors because these types of injuries include: Stroke Lack of oxygen Dementia However a traumatic brain injury (TBI) can also affect seniors due to some common factors among the elderly which ...
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