Understanding the Different Stages of Alzheimer's

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive condition, meaning that the symptoms will continue to grow worse over time. Alzheimer’s experts recognize multiple stages of the disease; however, there are different models. Some experts divide the ...
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Avalon Residential Care is Coming to Austin!

Approximately 4 months until we hit the Austin Area market!
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How to Recognize When an Aging Parent Is Showing Signs of Dementia

There are many different types of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease. If you suspect that your loved one could be showing signs of Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia, you can schedule an appointment with his or her doctor to ...
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Art Therapy for People with Alzheimer's Disease

As Alzheimer’s disease progresses, individuals begin to lose the ability to communicate with others. They also lose their sense of self. One key benefit of art therapy for those with this form of dementia is the recreation of the sense of ...
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Risk Factors of Alzheimer's and Dementia

Dementia, which is most commonly caused by Alzheimer’s disease, is a complex group of symptoms that has many potential causes and risk factors. If you recently moved a loved one to a residential care home because of Alzheimer’s disease or ...
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Coping Emotionally with an Alzheimer's Diagnosis

It is never easy to hear that your loved one has Alzheimer’s disease. Sometimes, fear of the unknown can magnify stress. You may feel more in control of the situation as you discuss the diagnosis with your loved one’s doctors and learn ...
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Creating Meaningful Activities for a Loved One with Alzheimer's Disease

Social engagement and cognitive stimulation are essential for everyone, but especially so for a person with Alzheimer’s disease. Activities that are stimulating and meaningful improve quality of life for residents in a memory care home, and ...
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Avalon Residential Care Home's Virtual Tour on Google

If you want to see more of what it is like in an Avalon Residential Care Home, check out our virtual tour on Google!?
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Recognizing Early Signs of Alzheimer's Disease

Learning to recognize the early warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease is important because treatments are available to help slow the progression of the symptoms. At first, your loved one may exhibit signs of excessive distractibility. For ...
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Signs an Older Parent Needs Professional Care

It is never easy to watch a parent suffer the many symptoms associated with Alzheimer’s disease. Furthermore, adult children often have trouble adapting to the reversal of roles – from child to caregiver. If you have been providing ...
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