The Challenges of Medication Management for Seniors

Modern medicine facilitates longevity and enables quality of life through the proper management of medical conditions. However, it can also pose multiple problems for seniors. Far too many seniors suffer from adverse side effects, overdoses, and ...
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What Is Sundowning?

Among individuals who require Alzheimer’s care, sundowning is particularly common among those who are in the mid-to late stages of the disease. It refers to an increase in behavioral difficulties later in the day, along with sleep disturbances. ...
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Essential Nutrients for Aging Adults

Well-balanced nutrition is the foundation of a healthy lifestyle. Unfortunately, many seniors are malnourished, particularly if they still live at home yet require intensive Alzheimer’s care. Seniors without continuous care may forget to eat ...
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The Importance of Socialization for Seniors

Most individuals crave social experiences and relationships. The need for socialization is an inherent part of human nature. Unfortunately, as individuals grow older, they tend to become more socially isolated, particularly after being diagnosed with ...
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Understanding Dementia

Dementia is a set of symptoms that is caused by diseases that result in the loss of nerve cells in the brain. Many people with dementia require Alzheimer’s care; however, Alzheimer’s disease is not the only cause of dementia. Some of the ...
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Communicating with Someone Who Has Alzheimer's

Alzheimer’s disease gradually robs a person of the ability to communicate. An individual who requires Alzheimer’s care for the later stages of the disease will be unable to communicate. However, if your loved one is still in the early ...
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A Look at Wandering Behaviors

An important component of Alzheimer’s care is the prevention of wandering behaviors. Individuals who wander off can easily become lost and may fall victim to various hazards, such as drowning or traffic accidents. In fact, wandering is one ...
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Enrichment through Music and Art for People with Alzheimer's

Alzheimer’s care is multifaceted. It involves making sure the individual is safe and well-nourished, and that his or her medical needs are met. However, the importance of the mental health aspect of Alzheimer’s care should not be ...
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Planning for a Future with Alzheimer's Disease

Many people do not consider their long-term care needs until they have been diagnosed with a medical condition, such as Alzheimer’s disease. However, it is critically important to make arrangements for Alzheimer’s care and assisted living ...
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Avalon Memory Care | IBM National Award Winner

Avalon Memory Care was selected by the IBM Employees Benefit Trust as the choice of IBM employees as an outstanding provider of a unique revolutionary form of dementia care. Watch this video to learn more!
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