Coping with Anticipatory Grief When Your Loved One Has Late Stage Alzheimer's

Providing Alzheimer’s care for a loved one can take a serious toll on caregivers. However, it is often the anticipatory grief that is most difficult for these individuals to handle. If you have a family member who has late stage ...
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How Alzheimer's Changes the Brain

The brain has an incredible amount of cellular circuitry wherein billions of neurons are branched together to convey signals regarding emotions, thoughts, movements, and memories. If you are considering dementia care services for a loved one with ...
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Questions to Ask When Choosing Memory Care

If you are looking into options for memory care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia, then there are several questions that you should be prepared to ask the centers that you are considering. Getting the right information can help you ...
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Making Your Loved One More Comfortable at Avalon Memory Care

If you have a loved one suffering from dementia that will be moving into Avalon Memory Care, you may be wondering what you can do to make the process as easy as possible. Luckily, there are several steps that you can take to make your loved ...
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How Is Alzheimer's Disease Diagnosed?

When family members begin noticing changes in a loved one’s behavior or mental capabilities, questions regarding the need for assisted living and Alzheimer’s care frequently come up. If you suspect that someone is suffering from ...
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Finding New Treatments for Alzheimer's

Today, high-quality Alzheimer’s care is in great demand. There are over 30 million people in the world living with dementia, a number that is expected to rise drastically in the coming decades. Because of this, researchers are putting effort ...
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How Avalon Memory Care Helps Residents with Health Management

Avalon Memory Care follows a unique model of dementia care for our residents. We emphasize the critical importance of housing our residents within a home-like environment, which in itself can do much to ease an individual’s experience with ...
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Controlling Cholesterol to Reduce the Risk of Vascular Dementia

In many cases, an individual who requires memory care has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. But there are other forms of dementia, including vascular dementia. Vascular dementia is the result of reduced blood flow to the brain, such as ...
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What Are Some Common Complications of Dementia?

There are several different types of dementia and each can cause considerable challenges for families. Most often, individuals with dementia require specialized dementia care at an assisted living location. There, highly trained and experienced ...
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Why Social Interaction Is Important for People with Dementia

Dementia care involves continuous monitoring to ensure safety, mental health counseling, and bedside care as needed. However, health management is only one component of comprehensive memory care. Residents of dementia care locations are encouraged to ...
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