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Dementia Care Certification stating Affinity Senior Care's CEO, Chris Zayid is certified.

Why You Should Opt for a Dementia Care Certified Service

Dementia care certification is more than a badge; it’s a mark of excellence in caregiving. It’s a way to ensure that those who care for your loved ones with dementia are equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide the best care possible.

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Dementia Care: Understanding Non-Verbal Cues

Decoding non-verbal cues is a valuable skill in understanding and supporting your loved one with dementia. By being attentive to their facial expressions, body language, and other non-verbal cues, you can gain valuable insights into their thoughts, emotions, and needs, allowing you to provide the understanding and support they require.

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Navigating Caregiving with Your Siblings

Taking on the role of a caregiver can be challenging, especially when it involves coordinating care with your siblings.  Although your siblings are willing to share responsibilities, their involvement can sometimes add to the stress you experience. This blog post will share practical insights to encourage cooperation, improve communication, and build mutual support with your …

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Living with Alzheimer’s: 5 Things We Learned as Caregivers

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive brain disorder that affects millions of people around the world. It can be a challenging journey for both the person living with Alzheimer’s and their loved ones, however, there are strategies that can help make the caregiving journey easy. At Affinity Home Care Agency, our trained healthcare professionals deal with …

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Mark Campbell – Caregiver of the Year!

A people person, Affinity Senior Care staff Mark Campbell enjoys learning about his clients, their families, and life experiences. He takes great pride in his role as a caregiver and feels joy in being a source of support and companionship to his many aging clients. Mark was chosen as the “Caregiver of the Year” by …

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Understanding Senior Care Terminologies

When it comes to senior care arrangements, it can take quite a bit of research to figure out which option fits best for your loved one’s needs. Research can become complicated when senior care terminologies get used interchangeably due to a lack of clarity. The question then becomes, what are the different types of senior …

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How to Help Your Elderly Loved One Practice Online Safety

The internet can be a minefield of phishing attacks, scams, viruses, and data leaks. It’s not just individuals; even large companies with dedicated IT support teams are vulnerable to digital security hacks. A non-tech-savvy older person can become an extremely vulnerable target for digital scams. While it might be challenging to achieve foolproof security, we …

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Winter Weather Checklist for Seniors

With the temperatures dropping to sub-zero levels, it’s essential to keep a regular check on your aged relatives living alone. Harsh weather conditions can put your loved one’s health at risk. We’ve put together an easy-to-follow winter weather checklist that you can keep handy for your older family member. Warm Winter Clothes When it comes …

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