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How to Transition an Alzheimer’s Patient into Memory Care

Moving an Alzheimer’s affected parent or senior loved one into an assisted living or memory care community is a major transition. It’s an emotional journey, and there will undoubtedly be ups and downs along the…

What Is Mixed Dementia?

Dementia can be confusing for those experiencing the symptoms, and their loved ones, because it’s such a general term for a wide array of symptoms.  Dementia is defined as the loss of cognitive functioning like…

How To Choose a Memory Care Facility

The decision to place a senior loved one with memory issues such as dementia or Alzheimer’s in memory care can be difficult and heart-wrenching. Doing your research before making this life-changing choice can ease your…

Can Alzheimer’s Be Reversed?

Managing Alzheimer’s Disease Aging causes changes, including brain changes. The occasional forgetfulness or misplacing objects, like your keys, is normal. However, when older adults experience increased difficulty communicating or completing everyday tasks without support services,…

When to Move From Assisted Living to Memory Care?

Considering Memory Care Moving from assisted living to memory care can be a challenging decision. Your loved one may need more support services and staff capable of enriching their lives. Assisted living can have many…

How To Deal With Dementia in a Parent?

When a parent is diagnosed with dementia, it can be a rather difficult time for a family. Fortunately, there are many ways in which you can help your loved one overcome this diagnosis and live…

What’s the Difference Between Regular Nursing Home Care & Memory Care?

Finding the Right Support for Seniors If an elderly parent or loved one needs full-time care, it can be challenging to find a long-term care situation suitable for their needs. From assisted living to nursing…

How to Get a Parent Into Memory Care

Getting into Memory Care You want the best for your parent, and you need a place that offers appropriate support services. But getting your parent into memory care can take time. Sometimes it can feel…

Age-Related Memory Loss vs Dementia: How to Tell?

Aging is a natural process, and as we grow older, parts of our brain and body are gradually altered. Some of the changes affect our physical abilities, and others affect us mentally.  Everyone ages differently….

Are Alzheimer’s & Dementia the Same Thing?

Seeing a loved one lose their ability to live independently is always challenging. Whether they are struggling with memory loss or other thinking abilities, the transition can be a difficult one for both you and…