Viewing Dementia from the Family Caregiver and Patient’s Viewpoints

Differing Perspectives on Dementia A loved one looking at dementia and its symptoms from the outside has a much different perspective on the disease than a person who is living with it. As a person progresses through various types and stages of dementia, they begin to view the world differently than they once did. Understanding… Read More »

Moving a Loved One with Dementia

Are you are taking care of a loved one with dementia? Perhaps you have reached a point where you believe that a move to a memory care community is the best choice for the health and happiness of both you and your loved one. This topic can seem difficult and intimidating, especially if there is… Read More »

Addressing the Myths of Memory Care

If you are researching memory care options, it is important to be able to separate the fact from the fiction. There are many misconceptions floating around regarding memory care, but with a little bit of sound education, you’ll be able to confidently work your way through the information minefield and find the best option for… Read More »

Don’t Just Stand There – Do Something!

Living an active lifestyle has many health benefits that can lead to a longer, happier life. If, however, you are not getting enough exercise, you may be at greater risk for serious conditions like heart disease, kidney disease, cancer, and depression. Understanding the dangers of a sedentary lifestyle will go a long way towards promoting… Read More »

Physical Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Disease often causes people to think of confusion and disorientation as predominant symptoms.  While it is true that these are some of the most prolific difficulties brought on by Alzheimer’s, the disease can manifest itself physically before mental or emotional symptoms become evident. Here are some things to look for: Difficulty completing regular tasks… Read More »

Interesting Facts About Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive brain disease that changes the way a person thinks, reasons, and solves problems. It is one of the most prevalent chronic conditions in the world, and over 5 million Americans su?er from it. Here are some Alzheimer’s facts that may surprise you. Alzheimer’s is linked to loss of smell A… Read More »