Category Archives: Memory Care

Helping Aging Parents Transition into Assisted Living Residences

Moving into an assisted living facility involves major changes in an aging parent's life. Once you and your parents have decided that moving to an assisted living facility is the best choice for them, it is important to fully understand the changes involved with helping your parent feel comfortable in their new home. For the…

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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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Four Considerations of Alzheimer’s and Assisted Living

Learn about the factors that will help you know when it is time for someone to move to assisted living. As children become aware of a parent's dementia (possibly Alzheimer’s), many conversations ensued about the “what ifs.” “What if she lives longer than Dad does – what will we do?” “If it is Alzheimer’s –…

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How to Talk With a Parent About the Symptoms of Dementia

Watching your parents age can be difficult and when signs of dementia appear, it can be harder than ever. Talking to parents about these changes may seem overwhelming, but having the tough conversation now can lead to an earlier diagnosis and will help everyone better cope with the changes. How to Recognize Early Dementia Symptoms…

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