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Dementia Prevention: New Findings Suggest More Possibilities

In a recent study, The Lancet identified dementia as the world’s greatest health and social care challenge of the 21st century.  In fact, around 50 million people worldwide have dementia and the number is expected to triple by 2050.  However, there may be some light at the end of the tunnel for dementia care and those at […]

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Memory Care Questions Answered

It can be easy to feel overwhelmed by the increasingly difficult needs of a loved one with memory care needs. As dementia progresses, round-the-clock care is often necessary, which can be very challenging for caregivers. In this situation, it’s a good idea to look into memory care center options. When you do, come prepared with […]

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Art Therapy and Dementia Care

The images of a lifetime remain in the memory, but they just won’t unlock for those suffering from Alzheimer’s. Scientists are discovering that most memories are stored as images and aren’t destroyed by dementia or Alzheimer’s. This finding has incredibly important implications for dementia care program offerings. Incorporating art therapy might help release memories and […]

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Memory Care: The Importance of Family Communication

Families shoulder the burden of ensuring their loved one suffering from Alzheimer’s disease or dementia receives the best memory care. It is often a stressful and challenging journey for most family members.  Many may struggle with physical, emotional, spiritual and financial concerns. As a result, families need a good partner in caring for their loved one, […]

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A Dementia Diagnosis: Where to Go From Here

Receiving a dementia diagnosis can be scary and overwhelming.  Recognizing loved ones, remembering precious events of times past, and staying focused are everyday functions most people take for granted. However, it is exactly these things that progressively worsen in individuals suffering from dementia. Left untreated, dementia becomes debilitating and can leave the your loved ones […]

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Dementia Care: What are the Signs?

Your loved one has been changing. It started with little things, like forgetting doctor’s appointments and not recognizing a family friend. But depending on the cause of the dementia and the area of the brain affected, family concerns will continue to increase. Concerns for his or her safety may outweigh their reluctance–and yours. It might […]

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High Quality Memory Care Services Help You Rest Easier

Many families cope with the increasingly challenging stages of Alzheimer’s or dementia progression easily, while other families struggle when their senior loved ones need more care than they are able to provide. When the time comes to relocate Mom or Dad, a high quality memory care center can be a blessing to your family.  You […]

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17 Dementia Care Questions to Ask When Searching for Care

When a loved one with dementia can no longer live alone, the necessary decisions can be overwhelming. It is important to find a community that is right for them because it will ensure their safety and provide them with enriching interaction and activities. In order to make your choice easier, use these dementia care questions […]

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Common Myths About Alzheimer’s Disease

If your loved one has recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease, you may be trying to piece together the facts. This can be difficult because there are a number of common myths about Alzheimer’s, its cause, and its symptoms. So, what is truth and what is myth? We understand that your loved one’s Alzheimers is […]