Staying Safe in the Bathroom

Slick tiles and shower puddles can make the bathroom a health hazard for older people. Many elderly individuals suffer from diminished balance and stability as they age, which even makes slips and falls a risk on secure flooring. The slippery nature ...
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The Progression of Alzheimer's Disease

The symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease may develop slowly over the years. This video discusses how this disease escalates in sufferers. People with Alzheimer’s disease may find it difficult to recall simple information, such as a phone ...
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Daily Activities Enjoyed by Avalon Residents

If you and your loved one are preparing to tour one of Avalon Residential Care Homes’ Dallas or Fort Worth locations, you should pay special attention to all of the exciting day-to-day activities we offer. Any day of the week, Avalon residents ...
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Selecting the Right Foods for Senior Health

As seniors age, it becomes more difficult for them to absorb essential nutrients from food. This is why it is so important that seniors supplement their diets with multivitamins or foods that are rich in vitamin D and calcium. Examples of foods that ...
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Financing Care for Your Elderly Loved Ones

One of the biggest factors to consider when searching for the right assisted living community is cost. If you and your siblings or other relatives are confused about the different avenues available for covering monthly nursing home and ...
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What Are the Benefits of 24/7 Care?

If you have concerns about your aging relative living by him or herself, consider the benefits of 24/7 care at an assisted living home. Assisted living homes offer your loved one a safe environment in which it is less likely he or she will suffer an ...
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Memory Care for Individuals with Alzheimer's [INFOGRAPHIC]

Approximately 5.2 million people in the U.S. have Alzheimer’s disease. This disease, which affects memory and cognition, has become more common in recent years, though researchers are still unsure of why this is the case. If you have a loved ...
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Staying Active After an Alzheimer's Diagnosis

If you have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, ask your doctor for recommendations of support organizations. Joining a support organization provides you with resources to stay physically, mentally, and socially active. The combination of ...
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How to Plan a Visit to Avalon Residential Care with Young Relatives

When your loved one moves to Avalon Residential Care Homes, he or she receives all the benefits of compassionate Alzheimer’s care in a comfortable, non-institutional home. Help your loved one feel even more at home by planning regular visits. ...
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What Sets Avalon Apart from Large Institutional Environments?

At Avalon Residential Care Homes, we do not think that larger care facilities, like nursing homes, set out to deliver poor care to Alzheimer’s patients—we just believe that their framework does not allow for them to meet the unique needs ...
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