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Alzheimer’s Symptoms – More than Just Forgetfulness

About 44 million people suffer from Alzheimer’s disease around the globe. In the U.S., about 5.5. million people have Alzheimer’s or suffer from another form of dementia. The disease has a higher incidence among women, with about 3.3 million women about the age of 65 and above suffering from the disease, compared to only 2 […]

Posted on January 15, 2019

National Blood Donor Month

January marks National Blood Donor Month. U.S. News reports about 1 in every 7 people who come to the hospital are in need of blood. Around 60% of blood donations come from people over 40, and three-quarters of these donations are from people over 50. Here’s what you need to know if your older loved […]

Posted on January 1, 2019

2018 Caregiver of the Year, Ara Juarez

Join us in congratulating Ara Juarez on being awarded Caregiver of the Year for 2018! Since joining the Cypress in 2013 she has created measurable change in the lives of her clients. As a C.N.A., Ara is one of the most technically proficient caregivers on the Cypress Care Team and knows exactly which questions to […]

Posted on December 24, 2018

Effective Approaches to Dementia Care

For many families, providing care for a loved one with dementia often means addressing and meeting their physical and clinical needs. It’s easy to lose sight of other things. That oversight is exactly what the new approach to dementia care corrects. By paying addressing and validating the emotions of people with dementia, care providers help […]

Posted on December 3, 2018

Sleep Hygiene for the Holidays

Thank you to Dr. Michael Breus for taking the time to share his expertise with us in a fun and festive way! Dr. Breus, Ph.D., is a Clinical Psychologist and both a Diplomate of the American Board of Sleep Medicine and a Fellow of The American Academy of Sleep Medicine. He was one of the […]

Posted on November 30, 2018

How Necessary is Daily In-Home Alzheimer’s Care?

The decision to care for an elderly loved one with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia comes with a host of new responsibilities. To make sure their loved one receives the range of services he or she needs, families turn to in-home services. Companion Services Juggling work and caregiving responsibilities mean you may never have enough time […]

Posted on November 21, 2018

Family Caregivers – Working with You for Your Family

Taking care of an aging loved one means dealing with new responsibilities, many of which you may not be prepared for. It’s normal to feel overwhelmed. If you find yourself unable to cope, hiring the services of a specialty home care agency can provide you with the level and kind of assistance you and your […]

Posted on November 1, 2018

Alzheimer’s Care: Simple Tips for Daily Tasks

Being a caregiver for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or other dementias, takes dedication, patience, and the ability to roll with certain circumstances as they present themselves. It’s a complicated task to manage a complicated disease. Here’s how you can make the daily tasks involving Alzheimer’s care easier. Having Patience People with Alzheimer’s become tired […]

Posted on October 28, 2018