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  • How to Talk to a Loved One or Patient with Dementia

    If you have a senior loved one with dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease, often one of the biggest obstacles you will face is communication. Conversations can be challenging since dementia affects a person’s ability to understand, stay focused, and respond. With a diminished mental capacity, your senior loved one may become frustrated – and you might […]

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  • 4 Tips to Calm Someone Down with Dementia

    A person with dementia is experiencing an extreme loss of their ability to process new information. It is a direct result of dementia and is a challenging time for all involved. Anger, confusion, and sadness are a few symptoms that a person with dementia may experience regularly. The key is to respond with care to the changing […]

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  • HouseWorks Virtual Reality Dementia Training featured on NBC

    NBC 10 Boston came to HouseWorks for a segment on our innovative new virtual reality dementia training for caregivers. This immersive new technology allows our caregiving staff to experience, first-hand, what living with dementia is like to form a better appreciation for their client’s with the disease and other memory loss conditions.

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  • Is it time to wrap your loved one in “round-the-clock” care?

    Last week, HouseWorks’ marketing team shared tips for “Taking Care of Your Aging Parents” at the Hanover, Mass. Senior Center. Attendees shared their stories of supporting older loved ones — spouses struggling after an Alzheimer’s diagnosis, mothers-in-law in New Hampshire, and that one aunt who at 94 can’t understand why she doesn’t have the pep […]

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