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Family Matters, Summer 2019 Magazine

Family Matters, Summer 2019 Magazine

Alzheimer’s disease affects 5.8 million Americans. Every 65 seconds, someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with the disease. Family and friends – more than 16 million of them – provide more than 18.5 million hours of unpaid care to those with Alzheimer’s*. These staggering statistics are only expected to grow. That is why Family Matters is in the battle.

We have specially trained, expert caregivers who comfort and care for those with Alzheimer’s disease. We provide respite care for family members who need time off from caregiving duties to rest, work, or go to appointments.

We can only win this battle together. It takes all of us to care compassionately and meet the daily needs of those suffering with the disease while researchers search for a cure. We stand ready to support you and your loved ones with skilled, inhome caregivers and we hope the information in this issue will help as well.

If you have questions, concerns or feedback about this magazine, please give us a call, (888) 962-4836

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Previous editions of the Family Matters magazine are available here.

Carol Pardue-Spears

Carol has worked in the healthcare field for more than forty years. As a Certified Nursing Assistant, she worked for El Camino Hospital in the cardiac unit, Los Gatos Community Hospital, The Women’s Cancer Center in Los Gatos and several home health and hospice agencies. Carol founded Family Matters in 2002 to fill a deficit she witnessed in high-quality, in-home services and care.

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