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Does Parkinson’s Affect Memory?

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Parkinson’s disease is a neurological condition that primarily causes physical symptoms, such as trouble walking or maintaining balance or trouble with chewing and swallowing. However, many people develop mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and eventually dementia; both lead to memory loss, among other cognitive problems. A person likely won’t need any special care immediately after they […]

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Benefits of Respite Care for Seniors & Caregivers

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When a senior can no longer safely care for themselves due to developing severe memory loss or something like that, a family member or close friend often steps into the role of caregiver. Providing 24/7 care can become overwhelming, especially for someone without training. This is where a service, such as respite care, comes in. […]

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Transitioning Your Loved One with Alzheimer’s to Memory Care

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Memory care provides older adults with Alzheimer’s disease or other cognitive impairments a safe, supportive environment to live in. The services provided by this lifestyle help seniors thrive, assisting them with their daily needs. How can you make this process easier if your loved one is transitioning into a memory care community?  Continue reading to […]

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How to Help Someone With Memory Loss

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Memory loss is common when older adults develop dementia or other cognitive troubles. As memory loss worsens, your loved one will likely need more support and help with daily tasks and activities. How can you help your loved one as they deal with memory loss?  Continue reading to learn more about memory loss, including what’s […]

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What Vitamins are Good for Preventing Alzheimer’s?

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Many people assume Alzheimer’s disease is unpreventable, leading to eventual memory troubles and difficulty with daily living. However, many experts complete research to see if this disease is preventable with lifestyle and dietary changes. If you’re trying to prevent Alzheimer’s disease, are there any vitamins that can help?  Continue reading to learn more about Alzheimer’s […]

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Does Dementia Affect the Immune System?

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When we get older, we are at higher risk of developing memory loss conditions called dementia. Navigating both the mental and physical challenges dementia presents can be an immense task. Knowing how to overcome those challenges can better equip caregivers to help their loved ones. While dementia primarily affects brain function, it’s essential to understand […]

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What are the 5 Stages of Parkinson’s

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Support for Better Quality of Life Memory support is often referred to as Alzheimer’s care. But Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias are not the only conditions that can benefit from the services available through memory support.  Memory and cognitive decline can be symptoms of many health problems, including Parkinson’s disease. Progressive brain disorders, like Parkinson’s […]

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