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How to Help a Loved One With Alzheimer’s Experience Joy

By | March 15th, 2018|Categories: Memory Care, News|

Alzheimers is, as of this moment, an incurable disease that affects cognitive functioning, memory, and the ability for those who unfortunately have this condition to do most of their day to day tasks. Alzheimers affects over 5 million U.S. citizens, and while they are primarily people age 65 and over, younger adults can be affected as [...]

5 Ways To Cope With An Early Alzheimers Diagnosis

By | March 2nd, 2018|Categories: Memory Care|

   5 Ways To Cope With An Early Alzheimers DiagnosisAlzheimers, the most common form of dementia, is most prevalent in the elderly population; however, it isn't exclusive to people over 65. Roughly 200,000 younger Americans show signs of early-onset Alzheimers. This goes to show that it is never too early to get tested. If one of your [...]

What to Expect When Your Loved One Transitions to Nursing Home Care

By | February 22nd, 2018|Categories: News, Senior Living|

As we age, it's inevitable that we'll lose the ability to perform some basic self-care functions. So while it may seem like a betrayal of your loved one's wishes to stay in their home until the end, sometimes it's important to make the transition to nursing homes. If you've never helped a loved one through this [...]

4 Ways Memory Care Centers Are Crucial For Moderate Stage Alzheimer’s

By | February 19th, 2018|Categories: Memory Care, News, Senior Living|

Alzheimer's is a disease, as you probably know, that causes the degradation of mental processes in elderly individuals. It is impossible to understand the emotions that accompany the illness, but listening to your mom or dad can go a long way. One emotion expressed by 55% of survey respondents was the fear of becoming a burden [...]

Trusting Specialized Caregivers With Your Parent’s Well Being

By | January 29th, 2018|Categories: News, Senior Living|

If you are one of more than 15 million Americans giving care to someone with Alzheimer's or dementia without pay, you are likely very kind. The problem is, children who have a mom or a dad suffering from this terrible disease often overreach their own abilities. Balancing their own life with caring for their beloved parent [...]

5 Ways Specialized Caregivers Make Life Easier

By | January 26th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Alzheimers is a condition that affects millions of elderly individuals worldwide. It takes a lot to care for someone with this disease due to how difficult it makes everyday tasks. In fact, nearly 40% of residents of assisted living homes received help with three or more activities every day. At Alzheimers care facilities, specialized caregivers are [...]

Exploring Activities Beneficial For Alzheimer’s Patients

By | January 24th, 2018|Categories: Memory Care, News, Senior Living|

Almost 70% of Americans turning 65 will need long-term care at some point. But for those suffering from Alzheimer's, specialized care facilities can provide everything from memory care to other assisted living activities. Almost 40% of assisted living residents receive assistance with three or more daily living activities, and it's incredibly important for Alzheimer's patients to [...]

Two Reasons Caring For A Parent With Alzheimers By Yourself Can Be Harmful

By | December 30th, 2017|Categories: News|

Assisted living homes are important for our healthcare industry. They provide care for the elderly and ease stress for families. When your parent finds that their medical needs are greater than they are able to take care of alone, it might be time to open up the conversation about the transition into an assisted living home. [...]

5 Early Warning Signs Of Alzheimers

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

Although the majority of people diagnosed with Alzheimers are 65 or older, about 200,000 Americans younger than 65 display signs of early-onset Alzheimers. If you or someone you love has a family history of this disease, it is important to remain on the lookout for warning signs. If you become aware of the condition before the [...]

Specialized Care Facilities and The 3 Ways They Differ From Nursing Homes

By | December 26th, 2017|Categories: Memory Care, News, Senior Living|

Did you know that unpaid care providers gave an estimated 18.2 billion hours of care in 2016? That is over $230 million worth of care. In general, you might not think twice about taking care of a loved one with dementia or Alzheimers. In fact, most children who have parents that have been diagnosed with Alzheimers [...]