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Can Stress Cause Alzheimer’s?

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Our health and well-being are affected by how we feel. You’ve likely heard about the healing power of hugs, or laughter is the best medicine. Meaningful experiences or prolonged emotional states can significantly impact the mind and body. Unfortunately, negative emotional states can be similarly impactful. For example, memory impairment is a common problem associated […]

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4 Activities for Seniors with Limited Mobility 

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For many seniors, mobility can become limited with time, making some tasks harder to complete. It may seem like you can’t enjoy your traditional experiences, but there are many things you can do with limited mobility, whether it be events, spending time with others, or assisted activities. Continue reading to learn more about limited mobility […]

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How to Talk to a Parent With Dementia

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Aging is inevitable, yet it’s heartbreaking for children to see parents suffering from dementia. Memory loss and cognitive decline can make it challenging for people with dementia and their children.  Memory support provides custom care for loved ones with dementia. Living in a community with personalized services and amenities for people with dementia can lead […]

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Moving a Spouse to Memory Care: What to Know

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In life, you sometimes have to make difficult decisions. Moving a spouse to memory care can be one of those times. Memory decline and loss of cognitive impairment can impact a person’s day-to-day and quality of life.  At a certain point, family members and caregivers can struggle and feel like they can’t provide appropriate care […]

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10 Physical Activities for Seniors in Memory Care

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Getting Started Staying physically active has many health benefits for all ages. However, seniors with Alzheimer’s or dementia can have physical and mental limitations, including problems with coordination, depression, or endurance. Memory support programs can help seniors discover and enjoy various activities tailored to their ability level. Memory care staff can work with seniors to […]

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Are Alzheimer’s & Dementia Different?

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Alzheimer’s and dementia may differ, but they have a few things in common. Neither one is curable, and both require intensive 24/7 care in the later stages. Some assisted living homes offer special memory care services for people whose minds are affected by these terrible conditions. Even though there is no cure, both Alzheimer’s and […]

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Memory Care vs. Assisted Living: What’s the Difference?

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Know Your Options: Memory Care & Assisted Living You may have heard of the 3 most common options for senior living: nursing homes, assisted living, and memory care. Memory care can often be the easiest to understand, as it has specialized programs for memory support. But all 3 can share similarities, particularly in communities that […]

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The Difference Between Memory Care & Long-Term Care

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Caring for your loved ones into older age can mean finding the right community for them to make their transition into the next stage of life. That can mean assisting them with choosing the lifestyle they need. Whether your loved one requires memory care or long-term care, the differences are subtle but important.  Let’s look […]

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