Category Archives: Alzheimer’s Care

Resource Guide for Seniors

Navigating the myriad of resources available to seniors can be challenging. However, seniors are not without help. In the Piedmont Triad alone, there are several agencies designed specifically to meet…

LGBT Frequently Asked Questions

  LGBT Caregiving: Frequently Asked Questions Government agencies, nonprofit organizations and the media have focused increasing attention on the needs of seniors and those who provide them with support, assistance…

How are Mild Cognitive Impairment and dementia different?

Difference between Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and Dementia Question:  What is the difference between “Mild Cognitive Impairment” (MCI) and Dementia? Answer:   The distinction between mild cognitive impairment and dementia can…

Tips To Manage Caregiver Stress

It starts with your Father needing help monitoring his daily medications. Not too much later he needs regular at-home care. If you are a primary family caregiver, you understand the…

PCI Has Zero Deficiencies on a State Audit

Having your work audited is never easy, but it demonstrates the health of an agency – particularly those in the home health care area.  Our most recent audit came in April…

Six Things Long-Distance Caregivers Need to Know

If you are a long distance caregiver, you probably often feel like you’re in the dark. You call and call your care recipient and there’s no answer. You go to…

Local Home Care Agency Receives National Certification

Greensboro, NC – The National Certification Council for Activity Professionals (NCCAP) approves Personal Care Inc.’s Director of Public Relations, Jody Clayton, as Home Care Certified (HCC). Jody meets the requirements…

Traveling & Dementia

Depending on the progression of your loved one’s disease, here a few tips when traveling with a companion who has mild to moderate dementia. Severe dementia patients should not leave…

Nine Tips on Finding LGBT-Affirming Services

Nervous about paid care services? The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging offers advice on what you can do to hire the supportive, friendly care provider who’s right for you….

What is Lewy body dementia?

Signposts for LBD: Thinking and behavior Displays symptoms of dementia Unpredictable changes in concentration and attention Seeing or hearing hallucinations Other mood  disorders: depression, delusions, touch or smell hallucinations Movement…