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17
Nov

10 Stimulating Memory Care Activities for Dementia Patients

Are you struggling to find engaging memory care activities that your loved one with dementia will enjoy? Check out our comprehensive list of memory care activity ideas to find one that best fits your loved one’s personality, interests, and skill level. 3 Creative Activities for Dementia Patients Paint & Draw: Painting or drawing with your loved one stimulates creativity, encourages

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14
Oct

What Is Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus?

What Is Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus? Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH) is a life-threatening condition caused by excess cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the brain’s ventricles. Excess CSF buildup places excess pressure on the brain, which can cause long-term brain damage as well as cognitive and physical impairments. NPH frequently goes undiagnosed and untreated. The condition is commonly misdiagnosed as dementia, Alzheimer’s, and

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14
Sep

What Is High Acuity Care in Senior Living?

Are you unable to help your loved one with dementia recover from a serious illness or injury? Ask their primary care provider about high acuity care. Keep reading to learn more about this customized form of senior care. What Is High Acuity Care? High acuity care is short-term care provided to patients who need special supervision while recovering from a

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15
Aug

A Complete Checklist for Moving Into a Dementia Assisted Living Community

Whether it’s for you or a loved one, moving into an assisted living community can be overwhelming. It not only means leaving a familiar place for an unfamiliar one but also involves lots of packing and preparation.  That’s why we created the ultimate checklist for moving yourself, or a loved one into a dementia assisted living community. Follow these tips

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15
Jul

Understanding Cognitive Stimulation Therapy

Are you seeking treatment for your loved one with dementia or Alzheimer’s? Cognitive stimulation therapy may provide the results you want. Keep reading to learn more about what this treatment is, how it works, and what benefits are associated with it. What Is Cognitive Stimulation Therapy? Cognitive stimulation therapy—also known for its medical abbreviation of CST—is a short-term therapy program

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15
Jun

Why Occupational Therapy Is Important For Alzheimer’s Patients

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, there are an estimated 6.5 million Americans aged 65 and older living with Alzheimer’s in 2022—and that number continues to rise. Perhaps one of your loved ones or someone close to you is a part of that statistic, and as you know, those who suffer from Alzheimer’s lose the quality of life they once had.

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18
May

Early-Onset Dementia: Types, Causes, & Symptoms

Early-onset dementia is a difficult condition to navigate. Whether dementia affects you or a loved one, you want to do everything in your power to respond appropriately. This starts with understanding what the condition is along with what its types, causes, and symptoms are. Keep reading to learn more about early-onset dementia so you’re equipped with the knowledge you need

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14
Apr

Frontotemporal Dementia: Types, Symptoms, & Causes

An estimated 50,000 to 60,000 Americans are diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia (FTD). This cognitive disease is most common in adults aged 40 to 65 but can occur in younger and older adults.  The best way to confront a disease like this is to understand its scope. Keep reading to learn about the causes, symptoms, and diagnosis of FTD along with

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14
Mar

5 Ways to Reduce Your Chances of Developing Dementia

How to Prevent Dementia We often get the question “Can dementia be prevented?” Unfortunately, the answer is no because the leading causes of dementia—age and genetics—can’t be altered. Despite the progress we’ve made, there’s still a lot that doctors don’t know about the disease. You can, however, take specific steps to reduce your chances of developing dementia.  The key here

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15
Feb

Early Signs of Alzheimer’s

9 Common Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Knowing what signs to look for is the key to getting your loved ones the individualized care they need. Below are nine common signs that someone with Alzheimer’s may exhibit.   Memory Loss Along with repeating the same question multiple times in a conversation, it’s also common for those with Alzheimer’s to forget simple details

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