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Sundowner’s syndrome, or sundowning, is a common issue among individuals with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. The term is used to describe an increase in dementia-related behavior issues in the late afternoon or evening. These behaviors may include increased levels of agitation, increased confusion,…

For those who have never watched a loved one struggle with dementia, it can be difficult to understand how drastically an individual’s behaviors can change over the course of this illness. Dementia does far more than cause an individual to be forgetful. It can cause…

At Best for My Parents, we assist seniors and their family members in finding the best senior care options available to fit their unique needs and budget. This type of service is known as an assisted living referral service; you might also hear us referred…

When it’s time to place a loved one in a senior care, it’s important that you select the right kind of facility and the right level of care for their individual needs. While many people use terms like “nursing home” and “assisted living facility” interchangeably,…

Caring for an aging parent is stressful, and most individuals come to a point where they can no longer do it themselves. When you reach that point, you’re probably ready and eager to find caregivers to help care for your parents, or may even be…

Assisted living facilities can often be a financial burden on seniors and their families. However, because few people choose to enter an assisted living facility unless it is necessary, it is not an expense that can typically be avoided. If you’re worried about the expenses…

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