Finding Care for Alzheimer’s Patients

By Erin Knobler

Finding care for a loved one who is suffering from Alzheimer’s is no easy task. The care needs to be specific to the individual and should be tailored to their stage of the disease.

The first step is to understand your care choices. The choices range from something minimal like adult daycare, to something more serious like hospice care. Look into each type of care to determine which is right for your loved one.

Next, you’ll need to find providers. Use a tool like the Community Resource Finder from the Alzheimer’s Association to help you locate doctors and other care providers in your area.

Once you’ve chosen the type of care and providers, you’ll need to coordinate services. This is where CareZone can help!

  • Use the “Contacts” feature to store doctors, clinics or other emergency contact…
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3 Easy At-home Exercises

By Erin Knobler

During your busy work week you may not feel like you have the time to hit the gym. Here are 3 simple exercises that you can do at home — no exercise equipment is needed!

Perform each exercise below for 2 sets of 10 repetitions each. Do this quick workout three times a week for great results and a fun challenge. For extra support and stability, use an exercise mat.

1. Jumping Jacks

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Maria’s Story – Managing Leukemia

By Erin Knobler

“The reminders in the app help me stay on track with my medication schedule since I take some meds at different times and some meds on certain days.”

—Maria

Despite her diagnosis of leukemia, Maria’s motto is to live one day at a time because each day is different. Here’s what she shared with CareZone:

What is the most challenging part of managing your condition?
I take a lot of medications and…

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Alzheimer’s 101

By Erin Knobler

We want to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s and dementia because June is Brain Awareness Month. With over 5.4 million Americans suffering from the disease, it’s important to know the risk factors of Alzheimer’s because there are things you can do that may prevent or delay it.

Dementia is defined by memory loss and brain changes that impact our ability to care for ourselves. Alzheimer’s is the…

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