Why Memory Care Is Important For Seniors With Alzheimer’s And Dementia

By | January 10th, 2020|Categories: News|

About 68% of residents in nursing homes have some form of cognitive impairment, such as dementia. Approximately 40% of the same group suffers from severe memory impairment. For that reason, memory care has been identified as a critical part of assisted living. What is memory care? It is a program meant to assist seniors with dementia [...]

Alzheimer’s: How It Progresses and How You Can Care For a Loved One

By | December 5th, 2019|Categories: News|

The fast-paced modern world has made it challenging to always be available when loved ones need you. This outcome is especially true if constant attention is necessary. Being able to provide adequate care for the elderly in our lives is a significant concern for many Americans today. The multitude of physically debilitating conditions synonymous with old [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

What Makes Alzheimers So Dangerous?

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

Alzheimers disease is one of the most debilitating diseases you can experience in old age. Millions of Americans throughout the country are affected by Alzheimers, either because they experience the illness themselves or they have a loved one who suffers from the illness. But what makes Alzheimers such a dangerous disease? Here is how the disease [...]

Identifying Warning Signs Associated With Alzheimer’s and Dementia

By | November 8th, 2018|Categories: News|

There are over 100 different types of dementia, but Alzheimers is the most common, accounting for as much as 80% of all dementia diagnoses. Sadly, more than 5 million Americans are living with this debilitating cognitive disease, and that number could rise to as much as 16 million by 2050.   The elderly population in the [...]

Dealing With a Struggling and Aging Parent? Consider Assisted Living

By | October 4th, 2018|Categories: News|

Dealing with an aging parent is something that everyone has to go through, but it can be extremely difficult. For your entire life, your parent was your rock and helped you overcome all of your minor and major struggles. Now, if they are having trouble with their memory, physical health, or just can't perform simple tasks [...]