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Is Your Loved One Developing Alzheimer’s Disease?

Alzheimer’s Disease Symptoms Part of Alzheimer’s disease awareness is knowing the symptoms so you can know whether a loved one may be developing it. The symptoms include: Memory Loss – People may forget things they’ve learned as well as dates and events. They may also ask for the same information over and over again. Trouble…

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Strategies for Moving a Parent to Assisted Living

Moving a parent, even a willing one, into assisted living, or senior living facility, is fraught with emotion. Your parents may mourn the loss of their younger years, their independence, the home they built. They could be scared about aging, making new friends, finding their way in a new place. You may be mourning all…

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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 Find Quality Memory Care

Learn some helpful tips for how to find a memory care facility and how to evaluate the quality of care being provided. Over time, the long-term care industry has evolved to include many levels of care – skilled nursing, assisted living and independent living among them. Memory care units too, have grown in number in…

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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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