Alzheimer’s disease is a neurological disorder that affects an individual’s cognitive ability and functional independence. This form of memory impairment is the most common form of dementia, and can directly impact all aspects of a person’s life. Whether you have a parent or a loved one with Alzheimer’s, it’s important to know the signs of […]
Does Parkinson’s Affect Memory?
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 […]
5 Indoor Activities for Seniors in Memory Care
As our loved ones grow older, certain aspects of their health and mind can deteriorate. While this can be difficult for their close and extended family members, it is important to remember that they still need to have stimulation throughout their day. When your loved one is at Fox Trail and living in our memory […]
Transitioning Your Loved One with Alzheimer’s to Memory Care￼
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 […]
How to Help Someone With Memory Loss￼
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 […]
Does Dementia Affect the Immune System?
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 […]
How do You Qualify for a Memory Care Facility?
Memory care is a great option to assist with a smooth transition when it comes time to move on to a new stage of life for your loved one. Supporting your loved one starts with finding the ideal community for their needs and quality of life. Let’s explore memory care and how your loved one […]
Does Fish Oil Help with Memory?
Have you heard that fish oil can help improve heart function and skin condition? The health benefits of fish oil are clear, and, notably, some studies claim fish oil can benefit memory and help treat diseases like Alzheimer’s and other dementias. But is that true? Millions of Americans suffer from memory loss conditions like Alzheimer’s […]
How To Deal With Dementia in a Parent?
Our parents have spent so much of their lives taking care of us. When it becomes our turn to look after them, we want to do our best. But this sentiment can be met with several challenges as they age, especially if they begin to develop signs of dementia. You may start to explore the […]