Unpaid Alzheimer’s Care and Why it is a Bad Idea

By | April 23rd, 2018|Categories: Memory Care, News|

Alzheimer's is a difficult disease to deal with for both families and their afflicted loved one. While life can still be enjoyable with dementia, it is certainly more difficult to achieve a stable quality of life. This hardship can be passed on to family members attempting to handle care all by themselves instead of utilizing assisted [...]

How To Become a Specialized Caregiver For Dementia Patients

By | April 2nd, 2018|Categories: Memory Care, Senior Living|

For some time now, memory care facilities have been the best option for elderly individuals with dementia to live a comfortable life. Family members might protest, often attempting to provide the same care for a loved one by themselves. For this reason, over 15 million Americans are unpaid caregivers for people afflicted with Alzheimers or different [...]

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 [...]