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Post Operative Delirium
Confusion, delirium, marked sleepiness, disorientation, hallucinations, agitation, aggression, these changes in mental function may be caused by post-operative delirium if they are occurring after a surgery that required anesthesia. Post-operative delirium is one of the most common surgical complications for older adults according to The American Geriatrics Society. Read More
Family caregiving must adapt as life returns to normal
How a family caregiver can re-enter the physical workforce after the pandemic. Read More
What is Wandering?
If you’re caring for a senior or older adult suffering from Alzheimer’s or dementia,... Read More
When is the Right Time for Memory Care?
We covered questions adult children ask when pursuing senior living options for a loved one with dementia, and how to field them. Read More
Senior Dehydration
With warmer weather finally making its way to us, it’s time to talk about a common but extremely serious topic that affects us all, but especially seniors — dehydration. By Rebekah Alcalde Read More
How Memory Care Communities Were Impacted by Covid
Amy Angelo of CarePatrol recently spoke with our partners at Arden Courts and Atria Senior Living in our Memory Care Fireside Chat. Read More
Addressing "I Want to Go Home" from Older Loved Ones
Assisted living communities provide seniors with the help they need with daily activities, such as bathing, getting dressed, meals, and medications. Unfortunately, even in the top assisted living facilities, you’re likely to hear an older adult say, “ I want to go home.” Read More
I've Got Dementia and These are my Family Rules
When Penny received her dementia diagnosis, she realized there may be a rough road ahead. The dementia journey can be challenging, and she immediately reached out to my CarePatrol office to put a plan in place for her future care needs. Penny had a unique self-awareness and ability to express herself. She was also aware of how others around her responded to her diagnosis. Our exchanges over the next few months were a fascinating insight into the early stages of dementia. Read More
The Benefits of a Caregiver Support Group
Being a family caregiver is incredibly rewarding. It’s also hard work. It can be overwhelming... Read More
Choosing Memory Care or Assisted Living
While the majority of older adults will eventually require long-term care, especially those with... Read More
‘I Care a Lot’ Reminds Us of the Need to Protect Older Loved Ones from Financial Abuse
By Becky Bongiovanni, Brand President of CarePatrol If you’re like me, you’ve had a... Read More
Living Well, Aging Well
By CarePatrol Baltimore Perspective is an amazing thing. The way you look at life changes as you... Read More
Why You Should Use A Local Senior Placement Advisor
By CarePatrol of Metro Atlanta When it comes to senior care options, there is a lot to consider.... Read More
Honoring and Supporting Our Social Workers
March is National Social Work Month, and CarePatrol would like to take a moment to recognize the... Read More
Should Older Adults Use Pain Medications Before or After the Vaccine?
If you’re helping an older loved one find vaccination sites, you may have heard... Read More
Red Flags When Looking for Senior Care Options
Looking for care options for an aging loved one can be a daunting task. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are approximately 15,600 nursing homes in the United States. Read More
Tips for Proper Mask Wearing
The CDC offers up some simple, effective, and straight forward tips for wearing and caring for your... Read More
When It Comes to Selecting the Correct Caregivers for Your Loved Ones, Carepatrol Makes All the Difference
CarePatrol of Suffolk County specializes in helping to match families with assisted living providers for themselves, their parents, or anyone else who needs a little extra help in their day-to-day lives. Read More
Armchair Travel
Many people look forward to traveling during their retirement, but COVID-19 has made it more... Read More
How to Prepare Your Loved One to Transition During COVID-19
Many older adults can benefit from a senior living community, but COVID-19 has made the process... Read More

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