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Exploring the Benefits of Reminiscence Therapy

Holistic therapies are on the rise for seniors with memory loss. In order to manage symptoms of memory loss and benefit seniors without the use of medicine, many leading memory care communities turn to holistic therapy. These therapies, which can include music, art...

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Benefit of Social Security Programs for Those with Dementia

Dementia, no matter when it occurs, is devastating. It can take the person you know and love and change them. It can render your loved one unable to take care of themselves and work. What happens when your loved one relies on a paycheck but can no longer work?  How...

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How to Transition Your Loved One from Home to Memory Care

When it comes time for your loved one to move to a memory care community, you may be unsure of how to make the transition as easy as possible for both of you. If they are used to living at home, especially if it’s the same place they’ve lived in for years, it’s...

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How to Overcome Challenges of Memory Loss

Memory loss is a challenging disease that takes the person someone once was and changes them into someone different. While the person inside is still there, the challenges of the disease may make it harder to connect with who they once were. When your loved one has...

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Part 2: Managing Cognitive Behavior of Memory Loss

In the first part of our series, we covered how to decrease the physical behaviors of those with memory loss. We learned ways to effectively manage and limit physical behaviors, but what about the cognitive behaviors of those with memory loss? Is there any way that...

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Part 1: Managing Physical Behavior of Memory Loss

When a loved one is diagnosed with memory loss, changes begin to occur that can range from physical and emotional to cognitive. Many of these changes are far beyond our control, however, it’s possible that some symptoms and behaviors can be managed in order to make...

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