Early-Stage Care giving for Alzheimer’s

In the early stage of Alzheimer’s, most people are usually able to function independently. They can still drive, take part in social activities, socialize and even work. The role of the caregiver at this stage, however, is still an important one: they provide...

A much needed Thank you…

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month. In the United States alone, there are more than 15 million Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers (Alzheimer’s Association, 2016). Please take a moment to thank all the...

Philly Walk to End Alzheimers

Personal Health Care participated in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s this past Sunday November 9th at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia. This was our 3rd year participating and supporting Alzheimer’s but, our first time joining the walk in Philadelphia. The Philadelphia...

Late Stage Alzheimer’s Caregiving

Late stage or end stage Alzheimer’s can be the most challenging stage with round the clock care usually necessary as the disease progressive.  This stage can last anywhere from several weeks to several years.  This stage is where loved-one’s may look into...

Middle Stage Alzheimer’s Caregiving

The middle stage of Alzheimer’s tends to be the longest stage of Alzheimer’s and its during this time that the role and responsibilities increase on the caregiver.  The Alzheimer’s patient will experience difficulty with words, become confused,...