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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Choosing the Right Care Provider for a Loved One with Alzheimer's

When your loved one requires a greater level of Alzheimer’s care than your family can provide, it is time to look for an assisted living location. It can be difficult to choose the right Alzheimer’s care provider. Evaluate several ...
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Caring for Parents with Alzheimer's Disease

Individuals with Alzheimer’s require an increasing level of care as the disease grows progressively worse. Eventually, a person with Alzheimer’s requires assistance with basic self-care activities, such as getting dressed and brushing ...
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Nutritious Meals Provided by Avalon Residential

Avalon Residential is unlike traditional nursing homes in that we provide a comfortable, home-like setting. Our residents enjoy three home-cooked meals daily, along with delicious snacks and nourishment supplements. Our chefs specialize in providing ...
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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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