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April 30, 2019,

Alzheimer's, Activities, Memory Care

Celebrating Mother’s Day When your Mother has Memory Loss

Celebrating Mother’s Day when your mother is affected by memory loss can be emotional and challenging. It is healthy to acknowledge any loss and the sadness you feel. And it’s important to allow yourself to grieve and be kind to yourself as you learn to accept the changes.

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January 01, 2019,

Alzheimer's, Senior Living, Memory Care

Recognizing Cognitive and Memory Impairments in Loved Ones

Many people consider forgetfulness a natural part of getting older – losing your keys, forgetting words, missing an appointment. However, sometimes these simple, forgetful moments are a symptom of memory impairment or something more serious.

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November 05, 2017,

Alzheimer's

Identify the Early Stages of Alzheimer's and Other Types of Dementia

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness month, which was started by President Ronald Reagan in 1983. At that time, there were fewer than 2 million Americans living with the disease, now that number has soared to 5.4 million. 

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May 01, 2017,

Alzheimer's, Memory Care

5 Tips for Effectively Communicating With Someone Who Has Alzheimer’s

 As Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia progress, it is common for a person to gradually lose their ability to communicate. As the disease reaches its most advanced stage most verbal communication ceases for the senior. As a loved one or a caregiver, this is heartbreaking to watch. Communication is a way people connect, strengthen relationships, and bond with each other. Taking away this connection, especially during an emotional time, is hard on both loved one and senior.

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February 15, 2017,

Alzheimer's, Memory Care

5 Signs of Alzheimer's to Watch for in Your Loved One

Alzheimer's disease affects over 5 million people in the United States, with someone developing the disease every 66 seconds. Alzheimer's is a form of dementia and a neurodegenerative disease that causes a steady decline in not only memory but also thinking and reasoning skills. Because it is such a common disease, researchers are continually studying symptoms, looking for early signs and searching for new treatments.

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October 01, 2016,

Alzheimer's

What to Do if Your Senior Begins Wandering

 

 Alzheimer’s disease and other memory impairment conditions such as dementia, come with many challenges for both the individual living with the disease and their loved ones. One of the toughest and most dangerous behaviors is wandering, which affects 6 out of 10 people.

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September 01, 2016,

Health, Alzheimer's

Senior Music Therapy: The Power of Music

 

Music is one of the most powerful art forms that can transform your mood and bring people together. If you reflect on some of your greatest experiences, you’ll probably remember that music was also present in those moments. Although it’s common to have different preferences in music, it is rare to meet a person who dislikes music altogether!

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