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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]