North River Home Care Blog

The 7 Stages of Dementia

Dementia is a progressive disease and is often described in three stages: early dementia, mid-stage dementia, and late-stage dementia. But as memory care professionals, we’ve observed that each significant stage is divided into mini-stages correlating to specific home care needs. 

Recognizing the various stages of dementia helps spouses and family caregivers understand which home care services are needed now and how to plan for the future.

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Outdoor Senior Activities in Norwell, MA

Get out into the countryside around Norwell to enjoy fascinating glimpses of the past and ever-changing perspectives on our classic New England landscapes. From the tranquil banks of the North River to the famous Cape Cod shore, there’s plenty to enjoy just outside your door.

Continue reading for some amazing outdoor senior activities you can enjoy in Norwell whether you’re on your own or with family and friends. 

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Managing Diet Plans for Medical Conditions in the Elderly

A customized diet is a cornerstone of any healthcare management plan. Healthy diets, focused on the latest research findings for particular conditions, help aging adults achieve or maintain healthy weight goals, minimize symptoms, and may reduce or eliminate the need for prescription medications.

Customized Diet Plans for Medical Conditions

The right combination of nutrition therapy,

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