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Caregiving Can Take a Toll

Those involved in caregiving may also have a job, children in the home, or other responsibilities which must also be given attention.

By |September 14th, 2020|Assisted Living, Memory Care|Comments Off on Caregiving Can Take a Toll
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Is Home Memory Care an Option?

While many care for senior parents at home, when that loved one is dealing with a diagnosis of dementia, home memory care can be more complicated.

By |August 14th, 2020|Memory Care|Comments Off on Is Home Memory Care an Option?
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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
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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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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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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
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8 Alzheimer’s Disease Indicators

Given the prevalence of dementia, it is important to understand and recognize the Alzheimer's disease indicators present early on.

By |June 5th, 2020|Memory Care|Comments Off on 8 Alzheimer’s Disease Indicators
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How to Handle Repetitive Questions

People living with dementia have lost their ability to store short term memories. Asking repetitive questions is one way they try to cope.

By |June 1st, 2020|Memory Care|Comments Off on How to Handle Repetitive Questions
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Conversation Topics for Memory Care Patients

For memory care patients, frustration is common. Loved ones may struggle with how to communicate without causing more difficulty and anxiety.

By |May 29th, 2020|Memory Care|Comments Off on Conversation Topics for Memory Care Patients