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The Dementia Journey: Solving Homecare Problems

Part Five – Care at Home Just Isn’t Working Very likely a time will come when the increasing needs of a dementia patient will exceed your capabilities to provide care ...

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Alzheimers Planning

The Dementia Journey: Caregiving at Home

Part Four: Your Support System, Caregiving at Home As we have discussed in our previous blogs, an unexpected dementia diagnosis can create a real roadblock on life’s journey.  The unexpected ...

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Alzheimers Planning

The Dementia Journey – Adapting the Home

Part Three – Home Adaptations An unexpected roadblock does not have to mean the end of your journey, you just need to plan a detour.  Whether you have received a ...

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Alzheimers Planning

The Dementia Journey:  Overcoming Financial Roadblocks

Part Two – Finances Adaptation is the key to turning a roadblock into a detour.  In our last article, we identified the three areas that you will need to navigate ...

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Alzheimers Planning

The Dementia Journey:  How to Change Roadblocks into Detours

Have you ever been on a road trip, a leisurely vacation, and come upon a roadblock: construction or something that turns into an unexpected detour?  If you are like me ...

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Has COVID-19 Had an Impact on Your Loved One’s Routine and Socialization? Incorporate Montessori Style Care in Your Home.

Boredom and Isolation are never a good mix for the person living with dementia and their caregiver. Throw in a global pandemic, and you may be facing quite a challenge. ...

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Van Dyck Law Group Has Exiciting News to Share!

We have some very exciting things happening at Van Dyck Law Group! Fiona Van Dyck, Managing Attorney and Sheli Monacchio, Director of Life Care Resources recently attended the 2nd Annual ...

Alzheimers Planning

Is Alzheimer’s Disease Impacting You or Your Family?

In 2020, it’s estimated more than 5 million Americans will be affected by Alzheimer’s Disease, which is why Fiona Van Dyck has published two new books for people who have ...

Alzheimers Planning

How Do You Determine if it’s Early-Onset Alzheimer’s?

For those under 65, symptoms of memory loss and confusion may not be enough to lead to a decisive diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. In a recent article, “Stolen Memories: Problems ...

Alzheimers Planning

How to Cope with an Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

The first reaction to an Alzheimer’s diagnosis is often hopelessness. In its report, “Learning to Live Well with Dementia,” the Washington Post collected information about responding to an Alzheimer’s diagnosis ...

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