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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Avalon Memory Care's Menu Guidelines

Avalon Memory Care specializes in accommodations and care for individuals who have Alzheimer’s and related dementias, and we provide our residents with three home-cooked meals each day along with snacks and supplements between mealtimes. Our ...
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Types of Dementia

If you are considering assisted living for dementia care, you may have questions about the nature of this condition. Dementia is a term that describes a range of diseases, and Alzheimer’s is just one form of this condition. A common ...
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Explaining Your Parent's Alzheimer's to Your Children

Explaining your parent’s Alzheimer’s disease to your child can seem daunting, but communicating with them will help your children understand the changes that they will witness in their beloved grandparent. Talking to children about ...
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Recognizing When a Loved One Needs Around-the-Clock Dementia Care

Late-stage care needs for dementia are extensive and can be more than a caregiver can handle alone. If you are considering transitioning your loved one with dementia to assisted living care, there are some factors you can consider that will help you ...
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Answering Families' Questions About Our Accommodations

Avalon Memory Care offers even more than comprehensive mental health care for Alzheimer’s and dementia sufferers. Our assisted living centers are proud to offer comfortable and superior accommodations for all residents. When you invest in an ...
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Is There a Link Between Oral Health and Alzheimer's?

Alzheimer’s care is comprehensive and focuses on the whole body and mind. As you will learn in this video, Alzheimer’s care involves staying attuned to a resident’s oral health care needs. Alzheimer’s care is concerned with ...
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What Are the Signs of Worsening Dementia?

In order to create the best nursing care plan for dementia, it is essential to know the signs of worsening dementia. Only an assisted living center that is experienced in providing comprehensive dementia care can ensure that your loved one with ...
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The Truth Behind Alzheimer's Disease Myths [INFOGRAPHIC]

It is normal to occasionally forget things as you get older, but significant memory loss is not a normal sign of aging. Memory loss may be due to Alzheimer’s disease, for which there is no known cure. While there are medications available that ...
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