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Understanding the Difference Between Dementia & Alzheimer’s

Dementia and Alzheimer’s are often used interchangeably by patients and their loved ones; however, it is important to note that these are two separate conditions that may not always occur together. In fact, dementia can occur in patients who do not have Alzheimer’s disease. At Home Care Assistance of La Jolla, CA, we wanted to provide our readers with information on how to tell the differenc... [ Read More ]

My Parent Just had a Stroke. What Should I Expect?

Strokes often occur suddenly and leave a patient’s family struggling to understand what may happen next. However, once you know that your loved one is receiving the proper medical treatment, you will be ready to shift your attention to planning for how to best meet their individual needs, physically, mentally and emotionally. To help you get through the initial shock that occurs after a stroke... [ Read More ]