Alzheimers Care

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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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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Supporting Your Loved Ones with Dementia-Related Anger and Aggression

Anger and aggression are common dementia-related behaviors that family members and caregivers find challenging to manage. The first step in coping with this behavior is understanding that the person is not acting intentionally. The next step is to determine what is causing the behavior. We understand that consistently staying positive while addressing unwelcoming and aggressive …

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Checklist for Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimers

Today is World Azlheimer’s Awareness Day, and we honor those who are bravely dealing with the daily challenges of Alzheimer’s Disease. If you are caring for a loved one with dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease, it is important to address several key issues before they arise. Here is a helpful checklist for family members caring for …

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5 Fun Outdoor Activities for Seniors Living with Dementia

As your loved one’s dementia progresses, finding activities you can enjoy together may become more complex. For example, you might be interested in taking a trip to the beach or hiking through a nearby forest, but you’re afraid that it will be too stressful for your loved one. The best way to keep your loved …

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In Conversation with Lori La Bey, Founder of Advocacy Group – Alzheimer’s Speaks

In the podcast of the month, Affinity Senior Care CEO, Chris Z speaks with Lori La Bey. Lori La Bey is a passionate and inspiring keynote speaker and the founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks, a Minnesota based advocacy group and media outlet making an international impact by providing education and support for those dealing with Alzheimer’s …

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