The Power of Music for Alzheimer's Patients

In the search for new ways to allow Alzheimer’s sufferers to connect with their loved ones, some families have discovered that music can have a tremendous impact. Watch this video to see how music is playing a role in Alzheimer’s care for many families.

Playing music involves muscle memory, which is not impacted by Alzheimer’s disease. Families whose loved ones are receiving Alzheimer’s care and play music report that their loved ones are more engaged and energetic and less depressed.

At Avalon Memory Care, our assisted living center offers bedside care for Alzheimer’s in Dallas, Keller, and Irving in a compassionate environment. Find out how we can be part of your loved one’s continuous care plan by calling (214) 752-7050.

Wandering with Alzheimer's Disease: Understanding the Risk and Exploring Prevention Strategies

One of the reasons many families eventually choose the continuous care of an assisted living center when a loved one has Alzheimer’s disease is to prevent wandering. Wandering is extremely common in people with Alzheimer’s, and without ...
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How We Make Avalon Residents Feel at Home

Avalon Memory Care is more than an assisted living center. Alongside our memory care services, which include counseling and bedside care, we are committed to ensuring that all of our residents feel like they are part of a compassionate and comforting ...
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Prepping Your Kids for a Visit with a Loved One with Alzheimer's Disease

It is natural for kids to be a little anxious about visiting a loved one who is living with Alzheimer’s disease, but there are many things you can do to make the time spent together comfortable and productive for everyone. When a loved one is ...
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Our Pre-Admission Appraisals

Here at Avalon Memory Care, we adhere to a unique model of Alzheimer’s support. Our approach is nurturing and comforting and is tailored to the individual’s needs. As each new resident prepares to move into one of our Alzheimer’s ...
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Talking to Your Loved Ones About Your Diagnosis

It is never easy to cope with a life-changing diagnosis such as Alzheimer’s disease. In addition to coming to terms with your own emotions, there is the added burden of sharing this information with your loved ones. Shock, denial, anger, and ...
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The Progression of Alzheimer's

Alzheimer’s disease progresses gradually over a period of years. As the individual’s functional impairments become more pronounced, he or she requires an increasingly intense level of Alzheimer’s care. When you watch this video, you ...
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What Is Frontotemporal Dementia?

As the term suggests, frontotemporal dementia refers to degenerative changes that occur in the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain. The frontal lobe is located behind the forehead and the temporal lobe rests beneath it. Individuals who require ...
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Evaluating Difficult Behaviors in Your Loved One

As Alzheimer’s disease progresses, difficult behaviors can develop and seniors will require a more intensive level of dementia care. When the behavioral challenges of your loved one become too difficult for your family to cope with, it may be ...
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Soothing Art Therapy for Seniors with Alzheimer's

One of the most challenging aspects of Alzheimer’s disease is the gradual loss of a person’s self-identity. Ideally, memory care providers should offer individuals the means to reconnect with their innermost selves through art therapy. ...
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