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Dementia Research Breakthrough: Understanding the 4 Types of Alzheimer’s

Midnight Sun Home Care discusses a recent dementia research breakthrough. For decades, researchers have been examining the development of Alzheimer’s through one particular basic model, despite the fact that not all Alzheimer’s diagnoses present with the same symptoms and progression. However, a new dementia research breakthrough is on the horizon. Now, a new, collaborative study… Continue reading

Caring for Elderly Parents: Assessing Mental Health from a Distance

Caring for Elderly Parents: Assessing Mental Health from a Distance
Caring for an aging parent from a distance includes assessing their mental health. The isolation and fear due to COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on the wellbeing of older adults, with nearly half of seniors surveyed in a Kaiser Family Foundation poll stating that their degree of stress and worry was negatively impacting their own health.… Continue reading

Simple Solutions for Managing Disinhibited Behaviors Common with Alzheimer’s

Simple Solutions for Managing Disinhibited Behaviors Common with Alzheimer’s
Some behaviors common among those with Alzheimer’s can be difficult to manage; but support is available for seniors and their families. Disbelief. Shame. Awkwardness. Discomfort. Each one of these feelings can cycle through a family caregiver’s mind when a senior with dementia showcases disinhibited behaviors, such as: Rude or tactless comments Inappropriate sexual remarks… Continue reading

The Woman Who Can Smell Parkinson’s Disease Is Changing the Way We Diagnosis It

The Woman Who Can Smell Parkinson’s Disease Is Changing the Way We Diagnosis It
Midnight Sun Home Care provides help in many forms for older adults with Parkinson’s disease. You may not recognize her by name; however, you’ve very likely come across her story. Joy Milne has a tremendously unique talent: recognizing Parkinson’s disease through her nose. Her gift came to light when she noticed what she details… Continue reading

Trusted COVID-19 Resources for Seniors and Family Caregivers

Trusted COVID-19 Resources for Seniors and Family Caregivers
Midnight Sun Home Care helps verify trusted COVID-19 resources in the U.S. Recognizing where to turn for the latest, most dependable resources on COVID-19, particularly as it relates to seniors and those who provide caregiving assistance for them, is crucial – and can be difficult. With so many resources and differing viewpoints on this serious… Continue reading
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