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How would you like to read your great grandmother’s story, in her own words?  What her life was like, how she met your great grandfather, her hopes and dreams? Very few of us have ancestors who kept diaries, but with today’s technologies we can easily hand down our parent’s and grandparent’s precious memories to their

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Carepoint is pleased to be partnering with the Alzheimer’s Association to provide ongoing training to our entire staff.  These specialized training sessions take place throughout the year and further support our mission “To be the most recognized and trusted home care agency in Charlotte with a reputation for delivering the highest quality senior and dementia

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Carepoint was thrilled to be a sponsor at this year’s Alzheimer’s Conference!  There were a variety of great speakers and workshops throughout the day providing a great platform for networking with other professionals in our field as well as families affected by Alzheimer’s. A multitude of training classes and panel discussions emphasized the importance of

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Date Published: July 15th, 2016 Date Modified: July 22nd, 2016 9:39 pm If you’ve noticed considerable memory loss or personality changes in an elderly loved one, they could be suffering from early symptoms of dementia. In part two of this series, we’ll review the different types of dementia, as well as what you should do

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Date Published: July 5th, 2016 Date Modified: July 22nd, 2016 9:42 pm If you’ve noticed considerable memory loss or personality changes in an elderly loved one, they could be suffering from early symptoms of dementia. While certain types of dementia can be treated, and even reversed if caught in time, the first step to early

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Date Published: June 28th, 2016 Date Modified: June 28th, 2016 7:38 pm Summer is finally here, and with it comes the long days and higher temps that many people love. While enjoying your fun in the sun, it is important to learn to recognize the warning signs of heat exhaustion. One of the benefits to

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Date Published: May 30th, 2016 Date Modified: May 26th, 2016 9:24 pm As you grow older, it is important to maintain a continued focus on your physical health. This is much easier if you have led a healthy life, but it is important to realize that it is never too late to pursue a healthy

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Date Published: May 26th, 2016 Date Modified: May 26th, 2016 9:19 pm Spending time outdoors is important for seniors. It helps them to stay active, and the sunshine and fresh air is nice too. Here are a few different outdoor activities for seniors to try out this summer. WALKS Going on a daily walk is

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Date Published: April 24th, 2016 Date Modified: April 18th, 2016 8:56 pm As home health care specialists in Charlotte, we know the danger of falling is one that many seniors face every day. That is why we believe it is important to make maintaining and improving your balance a priority in your day to day

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Date Published: April 18th, 2016 Falling is one of the leading causes of injury for the elderly in the United States. Falling becomes more common for many people as they age, and each fall carries a higher risk than the last. Your body may no longer be able to withstand the same level of impact

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