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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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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