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5 Spring Activities to Perform with Your Loved One

By | March 18th, 2019|Categories: News|

Spring is officially upon us and that means everyone will want to get outside and stretch their legs. If your older loved one finds it difficult to move around, however, you should avoid going on a strenuous hike; instead, try engaging in these fun spring activities to welcome the season. Try birdwatching: This might seem a [...]

7 Tips and Tricks to Helping a Loved One with Dementia

By | March 13th, 2019|Categories: Senior Living|

There are a lot of people around the United States who suffer from dementia and Alzheimers disease. It has been estimated that most of the people, about 80%, who have been diagnosed with it are above the age of 65. There are around 200,000 people under that age who have developed early-onset Alzheimer's disease. When people [...]

What To Expect In A Memory Care Facility

By | March 5th, 2019|Categories: News|

If you have a loved one with Alzheimer's or dementia, you may be considering senior memory care communities as an option for their long-term care. Naturally, you'll want to know everything you can about these communities before you move your loved one there. Luckily, we have some answers for you. By knowing what to expect when [...]

How To Help Your Loved One Move To A Memory Care Facility

By | February 5th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Moving your loved one to a memory care facility or other assisted living home can be a difficult transition, but moving home can be a little easier with a few simple tricks. Here are some of the primary tips to help move your loved one into their new memory care facility. Only keep the essentials It [...]

How Does Heart Health Affect Dementia And Alzheimers?

By | February 1st, 2019|Categories: News|

A new study has revealed that high blood pressure could increase your risk for developing dementia and Alzheimers later in life. The research was published on January 30 by the online journal, Neurology. It explains that a person with blood pressure above the normal level for people in their 20s and 30s may experience a loss [...]

Alzheimers And The Flu: What You Should Know

By | January 29th, 2019|Categories: News|

There have been many myths pertaining to Alzheimers and the flu shot; fortunately, the flu shot has no effect on your risk for developing the chronic disease. However, it is true that Alzheimers and dementia patients are at an increased risk for suffering fatalities as a result from contracting the flu. Here's what you should know [...]

When Does Assisted Living Become A Good Option For My Loved One?

By | January 16th, 2019|Categories: News|

Transitioning into old age with grace can be difficult for the independent person. Relying on someone else to help manage your daily life can feel like you're relinquishing control that you would rather retain for far longer. Assisted living is a valuable tool any older person can benefit from, especially if they experience a chronic or [...]

What Is Early-Onset Alzheimers Disease?

By | January 3rd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Though the majority of people who live with Alzheimers disease are over the age of 65, there is a growing population of individuals who may receive a diagnosis before this age. But what is early-onset Alzheimers disease and what does it mean if I am diagnosed? Here are some facts and statistics regarding early-onset Alzheimers and [...]

3 Ways Your Mental Health Can Change As You Age

By | January 3rd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

There are countless ways your mental health can change as you age. Unfortunately, this isn't just a biological issue; mental health changes are a result of an accumulation of factors, including biological factors, social changes, and other psychological shifts. All of these factors are more likely to happen at big life transitions, including college graduations, marriages, [...]

What You Should Know About Alzheimers Disease?

By | December 20th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Alzheimers disease and dementia are two mental health conditions that typically affect older individuals. You may have noticed signs of forgetfulness among your older relatives or coworkers. Almost everyone has had an experience with this debilitating disease, but few people know about its causes, symptoms, and Alzheimers treatment options. Here's what you should know about Alzheimers. [...]