I Think My Mom Has Alzheimer's. What Should I Do?

A suspicion of a problem with a loved one’s health should be acted upon. It is difficult to bring up the subject of Alzheimer’s with an aging loved one, but doing so is necessary to ensure that he or she gets the proper care. If you ...
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How Avalon Memory Care Prevents Wandering

For people in need of Alzheimer’s care, wandering is a major safety concern. Wandering is occurs in six in 10 people with Alzheimer’s, even in early stages of the disease, but it can become more dangerous as the disease progresses. Part ...
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The Importance of Positive Environments for Memory Care Residents

If you have a loved one who needs memory care for Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, his or her environment can have a significant impact on his or her overall well-being. Maintaining a positive environment is soothing and helps people ...
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Welcome to Our Cedar Park/Austin Memory Care Home

Families affected by Alzheimer’s disease prefer that their loved ones live in a home-like setting, while being cared for by genuinely compassionate professionals. The search for a superior approach to Alzheimer’s care often leads them to ...
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Daily Life with Dementia

Families dealing with dementia have many difficult decisions to make, including whether to provide care at home or move the individual to a dementia care location. This is a decision that Gloria will eventually have to make. You will meet Gloria and ...
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Visiting a Loved One in the Latter Stages of Alzheimer's

Beloved relatives who live in assisted living locations always benefit from visits with their family, even if they cannot remember the names of their loved ones. The need for social connectivity is a basic human instinct, and socialization is ...
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Safety Concerns for Your Loved One with Alzheimer's Disease

When you’re providing Alzheimer’s care for a loved one, safety is one of the biggest factors to consider. Memory changes and cognitive decline can lead to a number of different safety concerns. People with Alzheimer’s disease are ...
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Ways to Honor Your Loved One During World Alzheimer's Month

Each September, countries around the globe recognize World Alzheimer’s Month. This annual campaign was first started in 2012 for the purpose of raising awareness of this disease and fighting against the stigma of dementia. Whether your loved ...
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Medication Safety Issues Later in Life

Medication safety is a major issue for seniors, and for those receiving Alzheimer’s care, it looms even larger. Memory loss can make medication management nearly impossible, which in turn can lead to serious consequences. These strategies can ...
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The Challenges of the Sandwich Generation

The Sandwich Generation is the term used for people who are both caring for children and at least one elderly relative. The demands of providing this kind of continuous care for loved ones can lead to anxiety, depression, and physical health ...
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