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Mother and Daughter Connect Despite Alzheimer's.

Posted by CaraVita Staff on October 1 2014

My 87 year old mother with Alzheimer's knew who I was,even if it was for just a moment.

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Topics: Alzheimer's & Dementia

"Alzheimer's Disease Today" - September 30, 2014

Posted by CaraVita Staff on September 22 2014

Join the Institute for Advanced Medical Research (formerly Atlanta Institute of Medicine and Research) at their new clinic location for a FREE but comprehensive overview Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, and their affect on America’s families today.

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Topics: Home Care Resources, Alzheimer's & Dementia, Caregiver & Caregiving Resources

Mayor's Ball BBQ - Roswell

Posted by CaraVita Staff on September 4 2014
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Topics: Alzheimer's & Dementia

Life Lessons From Dad: Caring for an Aging Parent

Posted by CaraVita Staff on August 1 2014

Life Lessons From Dad: Caring for an Aging Parent

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Topics: Alzheimer's & Dementia, Guest Blogger

The Prevention of Cognitive Decline: How to Live Past 90.

Posted by CaraVita Staff on July 1 2014

The prevention and treatment of cognitive impairment in the elderly has become an increasingly visible field of study as our nation ages. Recent research ranging from lifestyle measures to pharmacological treatments suggests that dietary measures, physical exercise, and mental activity may reduce the risk of cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease in elderly subjects. There are more questions than answers, but even CBS News has taken note of the increased attention science is paying.

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Topics: Health & Nutrition, Senior Treatments, Alzheimer's & Dementia, Caregiver & Caregiving Resources

A Daily High Dose of Vitamin E May Slow Early Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted by CaraVita Staff on February 4 2014

Article by Linda Searing, published in the January 6 edition of the Washington Post.

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Topics: Health & Nutrition, Senior Treatments, Alzheimer's & Dementia, Caregiver & Caregiving Resources

Alzheimer's Music Festival

Posted by CaraVita Staff on January 16 2014

Join CaraVita Home Care and others on January 26th at the Melting Pot in Athens, GA for an exciting fundraiser - the Alzheimer's Music Festival. A number of great bands will play, with the purpose of the festival being to raise money for families caring for loved ones with Alzheimer's Disease. By bringing caregivers, businesses and music together, the festival hopes to shed light on the financial challenges families face when a loved one is diagnosed. Concert will begin at 8:00 pm. For ticketing or more information, contact Vince Zarango at (770) 547-3244.

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Topics: Alzheimer's & Dementia

Learning to Speak Alzheimer's

Posted by CaraVita Staff on August 6 2013

It is not easy to learn to speak Alzheimer's.

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Topics: Alzheimer's & Dementia

Grand Opening of Community Virtual Dementia Tour

Posted by CaraVita Staff on June 14 2013

Beth Cayce, CEO of CaraVita Home Care, and P.K. Beville, founder of The Virtual Dementia Tour® and CEO of Second Wind Dreams, welcomed Roswell city officials to be the first in the community to experience The Virtual Dementia Tour®.  It is our goal to educate the community through experiential learning, and to change our collective perspective on aging and memory loss.

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Topics: Home Care Resources, Technology, Alzheimer's & Dementia, Caregiver & Caregiving Resources, Featured, Senior Care, CaraVita Home Care

CDC: Memory Loss Increasingly Frequent

Posted by CaraVita Staff on May 20 2013

A large survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has found that 13 percent of Americans aged 60 and older reported worsening memory loss or confusion in the previous year, highlighting the need to be alert for early signs of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.

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Topics: Geriatric Case Management, Senior Treatments, Alzheimer's & Dementia, Caregiver & Caregiving Resources