Archive for Tag: medical blog

Understanding the Differences: Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are related concepts, but they are not interchangeable terms. Here’s an explanation of the differences between the two: Dementia is an overarching term used to describe a range of cognitive impairments, and it’s not a...

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Effective Communication Strategies for Loved Ones Living with Dementia

Communicating with a loved one who has dementia requires patience, empathy, and understanding. As the disease progresses, verbal communication may become challenging, making it essential to adapt our approach to better connect with them. Here are a few helpful...

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The “Unwritten Contract”: Navigating Assisted Living for Immigrant Parents

My Story As first-generation immigrants from the Caribbean, my parents sacrificed all they could to immigrate to the US. To them, the United States offered me opportunities I wouldn’t have had back home: I could pursue an education, get...

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