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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
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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6
Aug

Dementia Caregiver Tips: Ways to Keep Family Members Safe at Home

If your loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia, safety around the home becomes a primary concern. Adapting the home to fit your loved one’s needs helps them stay safe and comfortable. If you’re a dementia caregiver, it’s important to research dementia care tips and take preventative measures in the home to help avoid

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6
Aug

8 Activities to Try With a Family Member Who Has Dementia & Alzheimer’s

For those living with dementia and Alzheimer’s, a life without mental and physical stimulation produces feelings of boredom, anxiety, and even depression. Keeping your family member active and engaged is one of the most important aspects of caregiving. The right activities stir memories, foster emotional connections, encourage self-expression, and boost the self-esteem of those with dementia. Looking for activities to

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12
Apr

Top 2 Risk Factors For Vascular Dementia

Do you suspect your loved one may have some form of dementia? Vascular dementia, a mild to severe decline in cognition, is linked to the body’s cardiovascular system. It is triggered by decreased or blocked blood flow to the brain. Without this essential circulation, the body is depleted of the oxygen and nutrients necessary for proper functioning. The symptoms of

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