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All too many times overwhelmed caregivers are physically and emotionally depleted and need to take time to rest and care for themselves. Believing in a holistic approach to caregiver stress and a strong commitment to helping our members find the right solutions, we created this blog to help you connect with others who, like you, may be facing the same eldercare issues and challenges. Feel free to comment, ask questions, and submit articles. Please forward the blog link to your family and friends. They'll be glad you did.

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Patricia Grace
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Saturday, September 19, 2009

Overnight Care Program for Dementia’s Restless Minds

There are numerous daycare programs across the country for Alzheimer's sufferers, notes Laurence Harmon from Great Places on his blog, but the ElderServe at Night dusk-to-dawn drop-off program at the Jewish Home at Riverdale in NY, is thought to be the only one that picks up participants at their homes in the early evening and provides activities--painting, dancing, chatting, or just relaxing or getting a massage--from seven in the evening and returns them home, rested and showered, ready for the new day at seven the next morning.

For families who choose to continue care for their relative at home, the ElderServe at Night program offers a much needed opportunity for rest, relief from the burdens of care-giving and a good night’s sleep to restore themselves for ongoing care of their family members at home. Read more ...

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