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Can Babysitting Grandchildren Prevent Dementia?

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Mental health and cognitive well-being are crucial factors that can dictate the quality of life in the golden years. Whether loved ones live alone or in senior communities, it’s only natural for family members to seek ways to keep them active and engaged.  Evidence suggests that staying socially active and engaged through varied activities like […]

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Can Running Keep Alzheimer’s at Bay?

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Alzheimer’s disease, the most common type of dementia, can have a significant impact on a person’s life. Conditions like Alzheimer’s affect a person’s cognitive abilities, and without professional help from a memory care community, they can be complicated. The good news is that certain lifestyle changes can help reduce the risk of developing this condition. […]

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10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

An elderly man stands by the window, gazing into the distance outside, choosing to be in solitude and distancing himself from others.

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive brain disorder that slowly reduces memory and thinking skills, ultimately leading to the inability to carry out simple day-to-day tasks. Some warning signs are well-known, such as memory loss, while others seem unrelated, including mood disruptions. The common warnings for Alzheimer’s include these 10 signs: Alzheimer’s affects millions worldwide, making […]

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When to Move from Assisted Living to Memory Care

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Assisted living communities are designed for seniors who need help with daily tasks such as bathing, dressing, and medication management. These communities provide a sense of community and support for older adults who may require some assistance but want to maintain their independence.  However, there may come a time when the services offered in assisted […]

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What Are the Differences? Memory Care vs. Assisted Living

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When it comes to senior living, there are many options available. Some of the most popular options are memory care and assisted living. While both provide a safe and secure environment for seniors, there are some key differences between the 2.  Memory care is designed for those with memory impairments like Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, […]

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How to Move a Dementia Patient Into a Nursing Home

A young woman helping her senior father carry boxes.

Moving a loved one with dementia into a senior living community can be a challenging and emotional process. Remember, this decision is made out of love and care, not a lack of it. Transitioning to senior living can be positive, as professionals can provide quality care.  When considering a community, do your research to see […]

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