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Is Alzheimer’s Disease Genetic?

If you have a loved one who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, many concerns arise. Of course, you are worried about your family member. But you may also be wondering if Alzheimer's is genetic and therefore heriditary.

By |June 14th, 2021|Senior Health|Comments Off on Is Alzheimer’s Disease Genetic?

The Importance of Medical History

According to the AARP, recording and maintaining your medical information in one place allows you to be your own best advocate

By |June 11th, 2021|Senior Health|Comments Off on The Importance of Medical History
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Newly Approved Alzheimer’s Drug Debated

On June 7, 2021, the FDA approved Aduhelm, the first new Alzheimer’s drug in nearly two decades. The announcement comes amid warnings from experts.

By |June 7th, 2021|Memory Care, Senior Health|Comments Off on Newly Approved Alzheimer’s Drug Debated
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Aromatherapy and Senor Citizens

While traditional prescription medication can play a role in health and wellness, more seniors are turning to holistic and natural alternatives to feel their best. Aromatherapy and essential oils are gaining in popularity, used to reduce anxiety, encourage a serene mood, and allow for better sleep.

By |June 1st, 2021|Senior Health|Comments Off on Aromatherapy and Senor Citizens

Integrating Virus Prevention Every Day

As the COVID pandemic begins to fade, we recognize that as a community, we should address virus prevention even in times of relative health and wellness.

By |May 21st, 2021|Safety, Senior Health|Comments Off on Integrating Virus Prevention Every Day
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Alcohol-Induced Dementia

Cognitive and behavioral changes often indicate Alzheimer's in seniors. However, these symptoms may also be indicative of alcohol-induced dementia.

By |May 18th, 2021|Memory Care|Comments Off on Alcohol-Induced Dementia

Stroke Recovery – What to Expect

It is important that seniors and their caregivers are aware of the signs of stroke so they can react quickly in an emergency situation. Once a stroke has occurred, the stroke recovery process may be quick, or last a lifetime.

By |May 7th, 2021|Senior Health|Comments Off on Stroke Recovery – What to Expect
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Hallucinations and the Dementia Patient

Are hallucinations and dementia related? There may very well be, but dementia is not the only condition which could be triggering there epsisodes.

By |May 3rd, 2021|Memory Care|Comments Off on Hallucinations and the Dementia Patient
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Technology Seniors Can Use in 2021

Those reaching their senior years are more familiar with technology than those before them, as they have lived for a few decades surrounded by advancing tech.

By |April 30th, 2021|Senior Health|Comments Off on Technology Seniors Can Use in 2021
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Women and Alzheimer’s Disease

While Alzheimer’s disease affects both men and women, one of the great mysteries is why it so disproportionately affects the female population.

By |April 26th, 2021|Memory Care|Comments Off on Women and Alzheimer’s Disease