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The Relationship Between Alzheimer’s and Anosognosia

The inability of an individual to recognize the decline in their cognitive skills can be frustrating for family, but may be a sign of a condition called anosognosia.

By |July 12th, 2020|Memory Care|Comments Off on The Relationship Between Alzheimer’s and Anosognosia

Medicaid Myths You May Be Believing

For those looking into senior care or assisted living, this is an important topic to understand - and there are many misunderstandings surrounding the issue. Here are the Medicaid myths you need to know the truth about.

By |July 10th, 2020|Assisted Living|Comments Off on Medicaid Myths You May Be Believing
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Top 9 Tips for Senior Caregivers

Whether struggling to communicate or dealing with erratic outbursts, the emotional roller coaster for senior caregivers can be tough to navigate.

By |July 6th, 2020|Memory Care|Comments Off on Top 9 Tips for Senior Caregivers
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Senior Citizens, Music & Memory Care

Music can bring many benefits to our lives.  You may experience strong memories attached to certain songs, while other songs can stir up poignant emotions.  There is no doubt that memory is tied to music in some way - but can it help a person suffering from dementia?

By |June 29th, 2020|Memory Care|Comments Off on Senior Citizens, Music & Memory Care
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Diabetes and Senior Citizens

There is no cure for diabetes, but there are ways to manage the disease; including a healthy diet, weight loss and an appropriate exercise regimen.

By |June 26th, 2020|Assisted Living|Comments Off on Diabetes and Senior Citizens
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Joint Bank Accounts with Senior Family Members

Joint bank accounts seem to be an expedient way to make sure that your loved one's finances are in order and the bills get paid. Are they right for you?

By |June 22nd, 2020|Assisted Living|Comments Off on Joint Bank Accounts with Senior Family Members
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Does Brain Training Work?

For years, the accepted science has been that "brain games" and other brain training activities can help to stave off dementia. But do they?

By |June 19th, 2020|Memory Care|Comments Off on Does Brain Training Work?
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Press Release: A Banyan Residence is COVID-19 FREE!

We’re proud to say that all residents and staff tested NEGATIVE! While this was the expected result since nobody is symptomatic, it’s a relief knowing that, with 100% certainty, our whole facility is COVID-19 free.

By |June 17th, 2020|Press Releases|Comments Off on Press Release: A Banyan Residence is COVID-19 FREE!
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7 Medication Management Tips for Seniors

Although assisted living facilities will often take responsibility for this aspect of care, seniors living at home and on multiple prescriptions should learn  these basic medication management tips. If you are a family member withan aging loved one who is on medication, this is important information to make sure that their medications are being administered [...]

By |June 15th, 2020|Assisted Living, Safety|Comments Off on 7 Medication Management Tips for Seniors
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10 Questions to Ask when Choosing Memory Care

When choosing memory care, you'll find most centers are capable and compassionate - but they each offer different amenities, capabilities and features. One is right for your loved one

By |June 12th, 2020|Memory Care|Comments Off on 10 Questions to Ask when Choosing Memory Care