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10 Ways to Prevent Wandering in Seniors With Dementia

Have you noticed a change in your loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia recently? If you begin to notice them acting strangely or starting to wander, it can be worrisome. To prevent wandering and decrease the risks of your loved one doing so,...

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5 Methods to Diminish the Occurrence of Sundowning

Seniors with dementia can often face many problems as their disease progresses; one that is common is sundowning. Sundowning, according to the Mayo Clinic®, is “a state of confusion occurring in the late afternoon and spanning into the night.” While sundowning doesn’t...

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Understanding Parkinson’s Disease and Dementia

Many people believe that dementia is one disease, just as they believe that Alzheimer’s disease is its own disease. What they don’t realize is that it is actually a category of memory loss used to generalize the many different forms. According to the Alzheimer’s...

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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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