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Alzheimer’s And Agitation: What Caregiver’s Should Know

By | October 19th, 2017|Categories: Memory Care, News, Senior Living|

For the more than 5 million people living with Alzheimer's in the United States, memory loss is not the only symptom of their condition. This disease can manifest in several ways, and for many people, agitation is a significant symptom. If you are caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's it's important to understand the roots [...]

5 Questions To Ask When Choosing A Memory Care Facility

By | October 16th, 2017|Categories: Memory Care, News|

You want the best for your aging loved one, and this can make choosing a specialized care facility all the more difficult. This is especially true when choosing a memory care residence. Fortunately, by asking the right questions on your visits, you can ensure that you choose a facility that has your family member's safety and [...]

Memory Care vs. Assisted Living: Which Is Right For Your Loved One?

By | October 12th, 2017|Categories: Memory Care, News, Senior Living|

When it comes to making a long-term care plan for your loved one, it's important to understand all of your options. Among nursing homes, assisted living facilities and memory care facilities are two of the most popular types of care options. But which is right for your loved one? By understanding the main differences between these [...]

Tech To Try When Caring For A Parent With Alzheimer’s

By | September 19th, 2017|Categories: News|

Whether your aging parent is living independently, with you, or in a nursing facility, keeping tabs on their well being can be nerve wracking. When you are not available to drive to them on a moment's notice, you might worry about whether they are safe from harm, taking their medications, and getting enough physical activity. Fortunately, [...]

Does Your Parent Have Alzheimer’s? How To Have More Meaningful Conversations

By | September 15th, 2017|Categories: Memory Care, News|

As your parent's Alzheimer's symptoms progress, you may be holding on to memories of long talks at the kitchen table. But it may feel like this disease, which makes up to 80% of dementia diagnoses, is trying to rob you of that. It does not have to feel this way. When you visit your parent in [...]

Is Your Loved One Transitioning To Assisted Living? How To Stay Connected

By | September 11th, 2017|Categories: News, Senior Living|

When an aging parent or loved one transitions into an assisted living community, the rest of the family needs to transition as well. While it once may have been convenient to visit, spend time together, and stay in contact, your loved one's living situation may pose a new challenge. Fortunately, there are specific steps that you [...]

3 Compassionate Steps To Help Your Parent Transition Into Assisted Living

By | August 16th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

  Deciding that it's time for your parent to move to an assisted living community can be difficult. You may worry about their mental, physical, and emotional healthy during this transition. But by taking the right steps, you can make this move as smooth as possible. The following are three basic steps that you can take [...]

Staying Active: How To Keep Your Elderly Loved Ones Moving

By | August 14th, 2017|Categories: News|

As your parent or aging loved one gets older, it can be easy to give in to sedentary lifestyle. Whether they do so because of painful symptoms or general fatigue, sitting in place all day can actually be detrimental to their health. But by moving their bodies and staying active, they can keep their bodies healthier [...]

5 Tips For Explaining Alzheimer’s To Your Children

By | August 10th, 2017|Categories: Memory Care, News|

The first time that grandma or grandpa forgets your child's name can be a heartbreaking moment. In that moment, your child may feel frightened and confused -- and your mind might start racing with the difficult conversations to come. While this is a difficult life stage, there are strategies you can use to help your child [...]

Aging Seniors Should Stay Active in Memory Care Nursing Homes, and Here’s Why

By | July 17th, 2017|Categories: Memory Care, Senior Living|

Did you know that almost 70% of Americans turning 65 will end up needing long-term care at some point in their lives? Whether that care is at a memory care nursing home or an assisted living facility, it's important to make sure that while they're living there, your aging loved one stays active. When we say [...]