In many cases, an individual who requires memory care has been diagnosed
with Alzheimer’s disease. But there are other forms of dementia,
including vascular dementia. Vascular dementia is the result of reduced
blood flow to the brain, such as when a stroke occurs. To stay healthy
at every stage of life and reduce the risk of vascular dementia, cholesterol
management is a must. Individuals can manage their cholesterol levels
by choosing healthy fats like monounsaturated fat instead of saturated
fat and trans fat. The bad types of fats are found in animal products,
while the good type of fat is mostly found in plant-based foods like nuts
You can hear more about the development of cardiovascular problems by watching
this brief animation. It explains the changes that can afflict the arteries
over time and the serious complications that may result.
At Avalon Memory Care, your loved one will receive specialized
dementia care within a gracious and home-like assisted living center. To discuss a loved
one’s nursing care plan for dementia, families near Dallas, San
Antonio and Houston can call (214) 752-7050.