FAQs

13
Jul

How Is Alzheimer’s Disease Diagnosed? 7 Tips & Warning Signs

Whether or not your loved one has Alzheimer’s disease, you have probably wondered, “how is Alzheimer’s diagnosed?“ Before diagnosing, a doctor runs several tests to ensure that Alzheimer’s is affecting your loved one. Do you suspect that a family member is showing symptoms but don’t know what to look for? There are several signs you should familiarize yourself with. We

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23
Jun

7 Causes of Dementia & Ways to Reduce Your Risk

Do you have a loved one who received a dementia diagnosis? You may wonder what causes dementia and the risk level you are at. While there are no definitive causes of dementia, researchers constantly look for new connections. What is known about dementia is that it can alter a list of functions and behaviors our loved ones exhibit. Top Causes

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25
May

10 Ways to Care for a Parent With Dementia Who Refuses Help

When your parent with dementia refuses help, your first reaction might be frustration. Don’t they want help? It may be hard for you to understand, just as it’s hard for them to understand why they need help. Before you get any more frustrated, we have compiled a list of 10 ways to care for a parent with dementia who refuses
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28
Sep

I feel so overwhelmed in thinking about Alzheimer expenses. How do I know I can afford Terra Vista?

You may be reluctant to broach the topic of costs, but rest assured that much of our staff has been down the same road as you with their own family members and understand your fears. To ease your mind, we offer a guaranteed rate lock: your family member’s rates are secure for a full 12 months. Also, we do not

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28
Sep

I promised mom years ago I would never “send her away.” How do I deal with the guilt?

Many families of those with Alzheimer’s have struggled with the same feelings. At some point on the Alzheimer’s journey, it becomes nearly impossible to keep your mom safe and active. It requires training and experience to give someone with Alzheimer’s everything they need – a safe environment, brain-stimulating activities, caring experts who know just what to do in virtually any

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28
Sep

The assisted living facility down the street has an Alzheimer’s wing. Why should I consider Terra Vista?

You should consider Terra Vista for one key reason: we redefine what Alzheimer’s care should be. Our entire memory care community is dedicated exclusively to Alzheimer’s and dementia care. Every single person is trained in the latest safety measures and protocols.

25
Sep

How do I know when it’s time for my loved one to move into a memory care community?

Moving a family member into a memory care community is rarely easy. There are, however, a few telltale signs that you can look for to recognize when you might start seriously considering residential care. Home safety issues: Is your family member becoming increasingly unsafe in his or her own home? An honest answer to this question might give you clues

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