Memory Care Assisted Living Communities

Memory Care Assisted Living Communities

Dementia

Important Things to Look for in a Memory Care Assisted Living Community

Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia are progressive in nature. Therefore, an individual’s symptoms will become more pronounced and increasingly evident over time. Although the disease can progress at different rates among people, the continued decline in one’s mental and physical capabilities is inevitable and irreversible. While extensive research continues toward solving the mystery…

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Fall Prevention Tips for Your Loved One with Dementia

If you are taking care of a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or other form of dementia, it is important to remember that home safety is a top priority for those with memory loss. This is due to a variety of physical and mental challenges including vision, perception and balance that make daily living extremely…

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The Keys to a Successful Visit with a Loved One with Dementia

For many people, the prospect of visiting a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or other form of dementia can feel awkward and uncomfortable. Understandably, it is difficult to see the progressive effects of the disease and accept what has happened to the person they have loved and respected. They will often say, “I wouldn’t know…

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Beneficial Activities for Engaging Your Loved One with Dementia

A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or other form of dementia for your loved one does not mean he/she can no longer enjoy the activities in life that he/she has always derived pleasure from. In fact, continuing his/her favorite activities is strongly encouraged and highly beneficial. Social Engagement Activities Improve Quality of Life Experts in the field…

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How to Communicate More Effectively with Your Loved One with Dementia

Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia present many challenges, and communication is one of the greatest. By damaging pathways in the brain, Alzheimer’s disease slowly erodes verbal communication skills of individuals, which makes it difficult for them to find the right words and to understand what others are saying. At times, your loved one’s…

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