Category Archives: Dementia

Alzheimer’s Disease: Manage Care for Yourself or a Loved One, Part V

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, affecting more than five million Americans. In the next several blogs, you can find out more about Alzheimer’s and how you can manage care for yourself or a loved one. This post will address Caring for Someone Else. Caring for Someone Else In most cases, the…

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Alzheimer’s Disease: Manage Care for Yourself or a Loved One, Part IV

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, affecting more than five million Americans. In the next several blogs, you can find out more about Alzheimer’s and how you can manage care for yourself or a loved one. This post will address Living With Your Disease. Living with Your Disease, Life after Diagnosis If…

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Alzheimer’s Disease: Manage Care for Yourself or a Loved One, Part II

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, affecting more than five million Americans. In the next several blogs, you can find out more about Alzheimer’s and how you can manage care for yourself or a loved one. This post will address understanding Your Disease. Understanding Your Disease Quick Facts About Alzheimer's Disease •  …

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Alzheimer’s Disease: Manage Care for Yourself or a Loved One, Part I

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, affecting more than five million Americans. In the next several blogs, you can find out more about Alzheimer’s and how you can manage care for yourself or a loved one. This post will address Healthy Living. Healthy Living If you are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, regular exercise…

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How “Memory Care” for Dementia / Alzheimer’s Differs from Assisted Living

Many of the same services are offered at assisted living residences as in memory care units. However, there are also several ways in which assisted living differs from memory care.  Physical Differences Between Memory Care and Assisted Living Memory care is typically architecturally designed to meet the specific needs of Alzheimer’s patients. Unlike some assisted…

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