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The Other Side Of Alzheimers Care

By | November 28th, 2017|Categories: Memory Care, News|

It is often the case that people can get wrapped up in the actual process of caring for a parent with dementia, and forget a few important things about their loved one. One important part of alzheimers care is to not take on more than you can handle. In a survey that asked elderly people about [...]

How are Memory Care Facilities Different From Nursing Homes?

By | November 28th, 2017|Categories: Memory Care, News|

If you have a parent or loved one living with Alzheimer's, it can be emotionally exhausting for everyone involved. You might feel like you need to be there for them at all times. This is admirable, but there are people specifically trained to care for someone with Alzheimer's in ways that family members can't. Though there [...]

5 Ways To Keep Your Loved One Learning While Suffering From Alzheimer’s

By | November 20th, 2017|Categories: Memory Care, News|

If you have a loved one suffering from Alzheimers or another iteration of dementia, you might be one of more than 15 million Americans who provide care without any compensation. If this describes you, then you are wonderful beyond words. The problem is, your selflessness and good-hearted charity could start to take a toll on your [...]

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 [...]