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Warning Signs That Forgetfulness Is “Something More”

Warning Signs That Forgetfulness Is “Something More”

Everybody forgets things from time to time. In fact, as we get older, forgetfulness can be a part of daily life. After all, if you’ve lived for a long time, you’ve got a lot of information packed into your brain. It just makes sense that, sometimes, you ...
Explaining a Dementia Diagnosis to Children and Teens

Explaining a Dementia Diagnosis to Children and Teens

A diagnosis of dementia can be hard to talk about, especially when you need to explain to younger members of the family what’s going on with Grandma or Grandpa. You may be considering shielding children from the truth about what’s happening to their ...
Driving and Dementia

Driving and Dementia

Driving is something that most of us do every day without thinking. It may seem to you like something you can do without thought. However, driving is an incredibly complex task that requires quick manual skills, fast reaction times and complex, ...
5 Tips for First-Time Caregivers

5 Tips for First-Time Caregivers

Being a caregiver for a loved one with dementia is a big challenge, and many first-time caregivers find themselves in over their heads, says Barbara Harrison, Executive Director of Bridges® by EPOCH at Westwood, a memory care assisted living community in ...
Spot the Signs: Hiding and Hoarding

Spot the Signs: Hiding and Hoarding

Forms of dementia like Alzheimer’s disease affect the mind and body in many different ways. Although memory loss is the most well-known indicator and symptom of the disease, there are other challenging behaviors that caregivers will potentially have to ...
6 Ways Celebrate a Loved One on National Parents’ Day

6 Ways Celebrate a Loved One on National Parents’ Day

National Parents’ Day, which takes place on the fourth Sunday of July, is yet another opportunity for thankful children to celebrate parents, grandparents and other cherished loved ones who played a parental role in their lives. Established in 1994 by ...
The Interesting Link Between Life Purpose and Your Brain

The Interesting Link Between Life Purpose and Your Brain

What’s your life purpose? That’s a question only you can answer, and one that can change often throughout the course of your life. When you’re younger, your purpose could be to build a career or do your part in making the world a better place. As you get ...
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