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Alzheimer’s Care: How to Improve Your Loved One’s Quality of Life

By | November 8th, 2019|Categories: Memory Care|

Are you aware that over 35 million people are living with dementia across the globe? Dementia in itself is not an illness but a group of conditions that affect brain functions such as memory and judgment. As a result, a person's social, cognitive, and physical abilities are greatly hampered. The most common form of dementia is [...]

Assisted Living: How It Can Help a Loved One with Alzheimers

By | October 9th, 2019|Categories: Memory Care, Senior Living|

As people age, the risk of dementia (a group of disorders that affects memory, behavior, and thought patterns) increases. Alzheimers is the most common form of dementia which accounts for 50-80% of all cases. For every eight people who are over the age of 65 in the U.S., one has Alzheimer's. Individuals with this condition find [...]

10 Tips for Managing Senior Health

By | September 11th, 2019|Categories: News|

The average age for people to retire is 63, but it's never too soon to take an interest in your aging parent's well-being. From keeping memory sharp to eating healthy, the following are ten things your elderly parent or loved one should be encouraged to do for their health. 1. Stay Active Exercise has many benefits, [...]

What To Look For In A Senior Care Facility

By | August 8th, 2019|Categories: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Senior Living|

Choosing a nursing home or assisted living facility for a loved one can feel like an overwhelming challenge. It is a difficult decision, to be sure, but it doesn’t have to be trying. There are steps you can take to make the process smoother, and maybe even enjoyable. Continue reading for more information on what to [...]

Five Features that Distinguish Memory Care

By | July 9th, 2019|Categories: Memory Care|

Senior living options can encompass many types of living arrangements and levels of care. On one end of the range, assisted living may provide residential living, meals, and assistance to residents with their daily needs, such as bathing, eating, dressing, and other life activities. On the other end of the range, nursing homes may not only [...]

Ways To Care For A Loved One Diagnosed with Dementia

By | June 10th, 2019|Categories: News|

There are approximately 35.6 million people who have dementia worldwide. Irritability, memory loss, and personality changes are just a handful of symptoms associated with this degenerative disease. If you have a loved one who has been diagnosed with some form of dementia, you're most likely feeling lost and unsure of what to do next. Nothing can [...]

Memory Loss: Five Tips For Caregivers

By | May 13th, 2019|Categories: News|

Taking care of someone with memory loss provides a variety of challenges. When the individual with Alzheimer’s dementia (or memory loss) is a family member, the emotional challenges of the situation intensify. Being aware of some of the things experienced by an individual with Alzheimer’s memory loss is going to be extremely helpful for a caregiver. [...]

4 Perfect Activities To Do With a Loved One Living With Dementia

By | April 20th, 2019|Categories: News|

For the friends and family of the over 35 million people living with Alzheimer's disease and other causes of dementia, there is one question that many find themselves asking: what can we do together now? It is true that the mental decline, memory loss, confusion, and disorientation which are characteristic of dementia can make some activities [...]

3 Benefits Of Going To A Memory Care Facility

By | March 8th, 2019|Categories: News|

Aging comes with certain challenges for everyone, but people with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia tend to face more challenges than most. These different difficulties often necessitate a different form of care. Memory care facilities provide the same assistance as typical nursing homes, but with a special focus on aiding those with memory loss. Discover [...]

Who Is Most At-Risk For Alzheimers?

By | February 1st, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Alzheimers disease is perhaps one of the most prevalent illnesses experienced by seniors throughout the United States. While many know the symptoms associated with this disease, few know how likely they are to develop Alzheimers as they age. This is made even more difficult because doctors and researchers do not know the root cause of this [...]