Memory loss among seniors is commonly caused by dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease. As the brain cells progressively die off in an individual with Alzheimer’s, memory loss becomes more pronounced. However, there are many other possible causes of memory loss, such as certain medications. Smoking can also adversely affect memory because it deprives the brain of much-needed oxygen.
You can watch this video to learn more about memory loss and its many causes. This video explores the importance of healthy eating habits to support brain function. It also explains the link between a head injury or stroke and memory impairment.
With our luxury accommodations and compassionate staff members, Avalon Memory Care is unique among assisted living locations for those with Alzheimer’s. We invite families in the Dallas, Carrollton, and Fort Worth areas to call (214) 752-7050 or visit our website to learn more about our innovative approach to dementia care.