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 [...]

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 [...]

5 Tips For Explaining Alzheimer’s To Your Children

By | August 10th, 2017|Categories: Memory Care, News|

The first time that grandma or grandpa forgets your child's name can be a heartbreaking moment. In that moment, your child may feel frightened and confused -- and your mind might start racing with the difficult conversations to come. While this is a difficult life stage, there are strategies you can use to help your child [...]

Aging Seniors Should Stay Active in Memory Care Nursing Homes, and Here’s Why

By | July 17th, 2017|Categories: Memory Care, Senior Living|

Did you know that almost 70% of Americans turning 65 will end up needing long-term care at some point in their lives? Whether that care is at a memory care nursing home or an assisted living facility, it's important to make sure that while they're living there, your aging loved one stays active. When we say [...]

Here Are Some of the Most Important Amenities for Memory Care Facilities to Have

By | July 13th, 2017|Categories: Memory Care, Senior Living|

Age and time are both things we can't escape, and when it comes time for your loved ones to consider assisted living facilities or memory care facilities, you need to be prepared. The most important part? Making sure a particular nursing home or assisted living facility has all of the amenities that your loved one needs [...]