Alzheimer's and Dementia

There are different types of dementia, a condition that is caused by impairment of brain function. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia, and occurs when plaques and tangles form in the brain. These abnormalities disrupt the ...
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Healthy Eating for Seniors with Alzheimer's Disease

Healthy eating can be a challenge for all seniors, but for those with Alzheimer’s disease, it can be particularly problematic. Everything from becoming overwhelmed by food choices to forgetting to eat can lead to malnutrition for those with ...
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Gift Ideas for Elderly Loved Ones with Dementia

If your loved one is living with a condition that causes dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease, choosing a gift can be a challenge. However, you should not let that make you miss an opportunity to make your loved one feel special. There are ...
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Helping Children Understand Dementia

Coping with the changes that dementia from Alzheimer’s disease or another condition can cause in a loved one is difficult for many people. For children, it is especially confusing and overwhelming. Kids may struggle to understand why their ...
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The Relationship between Sugar and Dementia

There has long been an established link between high glucose levels in diabetics and dementia, but now, researchers are discovering even more about the relationship between sugar and memory loss. This video explains more. While studying the impacts ...
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A Guide to the Causes and Symptoms of Dementia

Dementia is not a single condition but rather a group of conditions that cause mental decline severe enough to interfere with daily life. Alzheimer’s disease is the best-known type of dementia, and it is also the most common. However, there are ...
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Touring the Accommodations at Avalon Memory Care

Avalon Memory Care was designed with the ultimate comfort and safety of our residents in mind. From beautifully furnished rooms to gorgeous outdoor spaces, at Avalon Memory Care, you can rest assured that your loved one will feel like home in our ...
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Answering Some Frequently Asked Questions About Alzheimer's Disease

Finding out that you or a loved one has Alzheimer's disease can be shocking news. Learning everything you can about the disease and what to expect in the future, including symptoms and long-term care needs, will help you feel empowered to face this ...
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Early Signs of Alzheimer's Disease

Forgetfulness is common in seniors, but how can you tell when forgetting things is something more? The early stages of Alzheimer’s disease can be subtle, but it is important to recognize the signs so that treatment can begin as soon as ...
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Understanding Memory Care Homes [INFOGRAPHIC]

When someone you love has Alzheimer’s disease, making decisions about his or her care can be a challenge. Although family care may be enough initially, most families cannot offer the kind of continuous care their loved one eventually needs as ...
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