While both memory patients and their caregivers may prefer the idea of at-home care, there are many considerations to take into account.
Wandering is not a deliberate act of rebellion or a simple lapse in memory, but instead a direct consequence of dementia's impact on the brain.
You can navigate your memory care visits with grace with this practical advice for those moments when dementia creates barriers to your connection.
Simple adjustments like maintaining a regular schedule can provide a sense of stability and predictability, reducing anxiety and helping to avoid holiday depression.
Conversation loops are often a dementia patient's subconscious way of trying to find some semblance of familiarity and comfort.
Communication is the bedrock of human interaction, but when a loved one is grappling with dementia, the rules of engagement often change.
Understanding Alzheimer's Disease progression can help you make informed decisions about a parent's care, including when it is time to consider memory care.
When you've been the one caring for your elderly parent, asking the family to support a change in caregiving accomodations may be difficult.
Deciding to place a loved one in memory care can be emotional and cause sadness - but here's why that decision may be the most loving choice
For many seniors, the recognition and understanding of PTSD came much later in their lives, leading some to live with undiagnosed symptoms for decades.