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Jamie Glavich is a Dementia & Alzheimer's Care Specialist and CEO of Almost Home - Assisted Living Facilities & Adult Day Care Services located in Jacksonville, Florida. This information is for caregivers / care givers and those dealing with the challenges of dementia, Alzheimer's or any other challenges related to age or memory impairment. Learn more about Almost Home at https://almosthomeseniorservices.com Learn more about Simply Caring: Putting The Alzheimer's Puzzle Together at http://simplycaringbook.com - Assisted Living Administrator, since 1992 - “Best Friends” certified Master Trainer - National Certification for Dementia Care Practitioner - State certified trainer for Alzheimer’s care in assisted living, adult day care, home health agencies and Hospice - Certified First Aid and CPR Instructor

Jamie Glavich is a Dementia & Alzheimer's Care Specialist and CEO of Almost Home - Assisted Living Facilities & Adult Day Care Services located in Jacksonville, Florida. This information is for caregivers / care givers and those dealing with the challenges of dementia, Alzheimer's or any other challenges related to age or memory impairment. Learn more about Almost Home at https://almosthomeseniorservices.com Learn more about Simply Caring: Putting The Alzheimer's Puzzle Together at http://simplycaringbook.com - Assisted Living Administrator, since 1992 - “Best Friends” certified Master Trainer - National Certification for Dementia Care Practitioner - State certified trainer for Alzheimer’s care in assisted living, adult day care, home health agencies and Hospice - Certified First Aid and CPR Instructor
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Jamie Glavich is a Dementia & Alzheimer's Care Specialist and CEO of Almost Home - Assisted Living Facilities & Adult Day Care Services located in Jacksonville, Florida. This information is for caregivers / care givers and those dealing with the challenges of dementia, Alzheimer's or any other challenges related to age or memory impairment. Learn more about Almost Home at https://almosthomeseniorservices.com Learn more about Simply Caring: Putting The Alzheimer's Puzzle Together at http://simplycaringbook.com - Assisted Living Administrator, since 1992 - “Best Friends” certified Master Trainer - National Certification for Dementia Care Practitioner - State certified trainer for Alzheimer’s care in assisted living, adult day care, home health agencies and Hospice - Certified First Aid and CPR Instructor

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Episodes

How Do I Start The Day as a Caregiver?

11/15/2019
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As a caregiver there will be times that you are thankful that the end of the day has come, and you can get in bed, sleep, and recover from the day. Morning comes very quickly, and the day starts all over again. For us as the caregiver it can be somewhat like the movie “Groundhog Day.” Doing the same thing repeatedly, reliving a typical day. However, this repetitious routine is not a bad thing for those with Alzheimer’s. Routine is good. Routine is comforting. Routine is a necessity as you go...

Duration:00:13:49

How Do I Get Through The Day & What Is Sundowning?

10/16/2019
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How Do I Get Through The Day & What Is Sundowning? Learn more at https://almosthomeseniorservices.com/how-do-i-get-through-the-day-and-what-is-sundowning/

Duration:00:14:17

What Specific Caregiving Matters Do I Need to Know?

9/13/2019
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Someone with Alzheimer’s or a related disorder are in their own reality. Between hallucinations, delusions and delirium, they endure a totally different perception of the world than we do. In order to help them cope with their cycles of hallucinations, delusions and delirium we learn to get into their reality. They are unable to relay to us their feelings, so we learn to make decisions for them with compassion and advocacy. Have you thought of what it would be like if you didn’t recognize...

Duration:00:17:54

What Are The Options for Dementia Care

8/14/2019
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Being a caregiver is not an easy task. How do you manage all day? Have you ever thought about why you do it? Besides answering “I do it because I love them,” there are basically three reasons caregivers provide care; 65% want to keep their family member at home; 48% of caregivers provide care because they are geographically close to the person with dementia and thirdly, the perceived obligation as a spouse or partner is why 38% of caregivers are involved daily as a caregiver. In this chapter...

Duration:00:15:35

Checklist to Organize Family, Legal & Care Matters

7/30/2019
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Checklist to Organize Family, Legal & Care Matters A checklist for getting prepared for the future and the possibility of Alzheimer's or dementia.

Duration:00:07:13

What Do I Do When The Doctor Says It’s Alzheimer’s?

7/23/2019
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What Do I Do When The Doctor Says It’s Alzheimer’s?

Duration:00:06:58

What is Alzheimer's Disease?

7/17/2019
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Let’s start by defining Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive brain disorder that gradually destroys brain cells and affects a person’s memory, ability to learn, make judgments, communicate, and carry out basic daily activities. Alzheimer’s is not normal aging. It is a progressive, fatal disease and has no cure. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia. Dementia is a combination of medical problems that commonly go together and that show the existence of a disease....

Duration:00:12:17

What Should Be the Foundation of Dementia Care?

5/15/2019
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Simply Caring: Putting the Alzheimer's Puzzle Together Learn more at http://simplycaringbook.com What Should Be the Foundation of Dementia Care? Experience is the best knowledge “If you have met one Alzheimer’s patient, you have met one Alzheimer’s patient.” I am not sure where this quote originated but this statement is a true view of the different types of Alzheimer’s personalities that caregivers will face. There are a variety of ways in which the disease possesses an individual....

Duration:00:06:27