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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.

8 Myths About Parkinson’s Disease

As we begin Parkinson’s Awareness Month in April, it’s essential to understand the reality of this neurodegenerative disorder that affects millions of people worldwide. Despite the scientific community’s efforts, myths and misconceptions surrounding Parkinson’s persist.  This blog post will separate fact from fiction and explore misunderstandings about Parkinson’s and its treatment. With an estimated 6.1 …

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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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Why It’s Better for Your Caregiver to be a Certified Dementia Care Practitioner

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), around 10 million new cases of dementia are diagnosed every year. It’s a progressive disease that affects the cognitive functions of an adult. It is primarily seen in older adults aged 65 and above. As the disease progresses, the adult would require assistance with many of their daily …

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Understanding Nutrition Labels While Shopping for Seniors

“You are what you eat,” goes the old saying. Aisle after aisle in your local supermarket reminds you of the benefits their food products can offer. In all its colorful glory, the packaging speaks of missing nutrients and minerals in your diet that only a packet or a can of food can resolve for you. …

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