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 [...]

Alzheimer’s and Memory Loss: Helping Your Aging Loved Ones Cope

By | March 14th, 2018|Categories: Memory Care, News|

Memory loss, sadly, is a common fact of life. Currently, there are more than 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer's disease. And that number could more than double -- reaching upwards of 16 million -- by the year 2050. Though Alzheimer's and other mental health diseases do not discriminate, the overwhelming majority of cases are found [...]

The 3 Stages of Alzheimers Described

By | February 16th, 2018|Categories: News|

Out of the top 10 causes of death in the United States, Alzheimers is the only disease that cannot be cured, slowed, or even prevented. This tragic illness is responsible for not only a great number of deaths but tragic human suffering in both the afflicted and the family. What is Alzheimers? This disease is the [...]

Bittersweet Memories: Coping With Alzheimers For Parent and Child

By | January 19th, 2018|Categories: Memory Care, News, Senior Living|

Your parents mean everything to you, and more. And when one of your aging parents receives a dementia diagnosis, the news can send your heart to the pit of your stomach in utter despair. Today, there is no cure for dementia, a progressive disease that will get worse with time. However, you will also learn that [...]

Menopause Could Lead to Increased Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s, Study Finds

By | October 13th, 2017|Categories: Memory Care, News|

Alzheimers is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. It's a progressive disease that causes severe memory loss and destroys other important mental functions. During the late stages of this degenerative disease, brain cell connections die along with the cells themselves, leading to confusion and significant memory problems. Unfortunately, no cure exists, but [...]

How to Help Your Parent Cope With Aging And Memory Loss

By | August 4th, 2017|Categories: Memory Care, News|

If your mom or dad is beginning to show signs of memory problems or other issues associated with old age, it's time to get them the help they deserve. Rather than just ignoring the signs or procrastinating until it's too late, you should immediately begin planning how to address your mother or father's medical, emotional, and [...]