Ways to Donate And Support People During The Ukraine Crisis

Since Russia has invaded Ukraine you may be spending much of your time watching the news or reading the latest updates. During these devastating times, many feelings may surface that you might not have anticipated. You are not alone! Many people are going through the same feelings that you are, …

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Technology is Everywhere, Make it Part of Your Daily In-Home Elder Care Routine

Whether it’s ordering a meal through a delivery service or a surveillance system to monitor your home, smart tech for seniors is improving every year. It can be helpful for a care partner or family member to see what’s happening in real-time and monitor health from anywhere on a smart device. Nearly 90% …

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Talking to Kids About Dementia on Banner Health’s Dementia Untangled Podcast With Dr. Corinne Self & Melissa Koon

This week ElderHealth’s Dr. Corinne Self and Nurse Practitioner Melissa Koon were featured in Banner Health’s Dementia Untangled podcast. In the podcast, we discuss easy ways to talk to children about “grown-up” topics like neuro-cognitive disorders that affect our family relationships and community. We discuss the best way to explain …

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Video: Story Time With ElderHealth, Reading Books About Dementia And Alzheimer’s Disease to Kids And Pre-Teens

In 2020, it was estimated that there are 6.2 million people in the United States living with dementia. With the number of Americans aged 65 years and older increasing, this number is expected to reach 12.7 million by 2050. Despite the common knowledge that most people living with dementia are …

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Webinar recording: De-escalating behaviors in neurocognitive disorders

Recording date: September 15, 2021 Q- Are you caring for someone diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or other neurocognitive disorder? Q- Are you frustrated and experiencing feelings of anger or sadness as you struggle to understand the changing communication style of your loved one? Q- Are you looking for ways to …

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Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy benefits and uses for Parkinson’s dyskinesia and depression

In the video, ElderHealth’s nurse practitioner Melissa Koon describes the benefits and uses of Ketamine in treating older adults with Parkinson’s Dyskinesia and/or depression. Learn about the origins and history. Ketamine was most known as the “buddy drug” used as a pain reliever and anesthetic in the Vietnam war. Safe …

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Reader Connections: ElderHealth Member Contributions to The Heart at Home Newsletter

A care partner, as a caregiver, it can be challenging and exhausting to find meaning in life amidst the chaos and turmoil of illness. In questioning the very point of life, an existential crisis, or dread, we lose the feeling of safety and control. Our predictable world is thrown out …

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