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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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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