Dementia vs. Forgetfulness

It is normal for everyone to become forgetful from time to time. You may occasionally misplace your car keys, for example. Dementia is quite different from occasional forgetfulness. Dementia is a set of symptoms that includes memory loss, changes in ...
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Mental Exercises for Seniors with Dementia

Studies have demonstrated significant benefits for seniors with dementia who engage in mental exercises. Cognitive stimulation activities can delay the decline of cognitive function, improve quality of life, enhance communication skills, and improve ...
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Providing the Right Support Network for a Loved One With Alzheimer's Disease

When your loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, he or she may have difficulty adjusting to the diagnosis and its implications. Depression, grief, fear, and confusion are all common emotions. You can help your loved one adjust to ...
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When Is It Time to Take Away the Keys?

Seeing someone you love go through the early signs of Alzheimer’s disease can be a difficult experience. The changes that come with the onset of Alzheimer’s disease are more than just normal age-related differences, and can include memory ...
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How Seniors Benefit from Social Interaction

Social isolation is a common problem among those in their golden years, particularly among seniors who still live at home, rather than in assisted living locations. Social isolation can occur because seniors are no longer able to transport themselves ...
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The Importance of an Active Lifestyle for those with Early Alzheimer's

As a loved one grows older, it is more important than ever to encourage him or her to maintain an active lifestyle. Exercise is believed to reduce a senior’s risk of developing Alzheimer’s. Regular exercise may also improve quality of ...
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The Symptoms of Advanced Alzheimer's

The Alzheimer’s Association recognizes seven stages of Alzheimer’s disease, which characterize the typical symptoms experienced as the disease progresses. In the early stages, the symptoms are primarily related to memory; mild confusion ...
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Your Guide to Nutrition and Alzheimer's Disease

It is common for those with Alzheimer’s disease to lose interest in food. They may forget to eat, they may simply not wish to prepare meals anymore, or they may forget about eating healthy foods. As the disease progresses, a resident in an ...
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"We had such a great experience dealing with your company."| Avalon Residential Care Homes Review

Thank you for thinking of us during this time of sorrow. I also want to say we had such a great experience dealing with your company. Thank you so much.
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A Look at the Accommodations Available at Avalon Residential Care Homes

Assisted living is the perfect option for seniors currently living on their own. Seniors who live alone are at risk for a number of injuries and illnesses, including slips and falls. Moving into an assisted living location makes it easier for seniors ...
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