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Category: Caregiver

Dealing with Dementia? A guide to Specialized Memory Care


Caring for a loved one with dementia presents many challenges that require specialized attention, compassion and understanding. Anyone grappling with dementia will have unique needs. Often, families and caregivers may not understand how specialized memory care might be a solution for their loved one. In fact, it might be the most appropriate option. Let’s explore…

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Home care services for seniors : a complete overview


Noticing that one of your elderly relatives is gradually losing his or her independence ? Yet you know it would be difficult for him/her to replace the comforts of home ? Hopefully, a number of valuable options may be available. Thanks to the wide range of home care services for seniors, good solutions do exist…

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Understanding and Coping with Cognitive Illnesses in Seniors


Aging is a natural part of life. There are great things that come along with aging that include wisdom, cherished memories and incredible life experiences. But aging can also bring certain health challenges, such as cognitive illnesses in seniors. Conditions like Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, mild cognitive impairment, Parkinson’s disease and others can be stressful for…

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7 essential qualities of a caregiver for seniors


Much more than a profession, being a professional caregiver is a true vocation. Putting the well-being, health, and safety of seniors at the heart of their priorities, professional caregivers play an invaluable role in the day-to-day lives of the elderly, always striving to provide the best quality of life possible. At Visavie, we recognize the…

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Demystifying Parkinson’s disease: early signs and progression


Affecting approximately 1% of the population aged over 65, and almost 10% of seniors above 80 years old, Parkinson’s disease can fairly be described as a significant medical condition, deserving our full attention. To help you better understand this disorder, here are a few aspects to help demystify Parkinson’s disease, from its early signs to…

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Home Care in Winter : 5 benefits for seniors


Home Care in Winter : 5 benefits for seniors Living in the comfort of the home for as long as possible is a desire that many seniors share at retirement. While there are certainly many advantages of living at home, it can also involve some challenges, especially in the winter months. Thankfully, some solutions exist,…

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Caregivers : their important part in home care


Caregivers : their important part in home care Everybody may agree on a point : time flies so fast ! At some point, important decisions must therefore be made. Among them, there will be a time when you or a loved elderly relative will have to make a major choice : continue to live at…

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