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How to Manage the Symptoms of Memory Loss

How to Manage the Symptoms of Memory Loss

We all have issues with our memories every now and then. You know you just put your keys down but now you can’t find them. You walk into the living room and can’t remember why you went there. You go to the grocery store to pick something up and leave ...
The Basics of Medicaid and Medicare

The Basics of Medicaid and Medicare

Do you know the difference between Medicaid and Medicare? If not, don’t worry – you’re not alone. These two programs, established in 1965, are programs sponsored by the federal government and designed to help American citizens cover health care costs. ...
Downsizing and Preparing for a Move to Memory Care

Downsizing and Preparing for a Move to Memory Care

There will come a time that you, as a caregiver to someone with dementia, will have to decide if your loved one requires more assistance than you can provide. Due to the degenerative nature of dementias like Alzheimer’s disease, the individual’s needs ...
Music, Rhythm and the Brain

Music, Rhythm and the Brain

Music has long been known as the universal language. Everyone from little babies to the oldest of the old can appreciate, engage and react to music, whether listening to a live concert, hearing a favorite song on the radio or participating in creating it ...
An Important Conversation: End-of-Life Decision Making

An Important Conversation: End-of-Life Decision Making

It’s never easy to say goodbye to someone we love, no matter if it’s expected or not. It can be doubly difficult if you find yourself having to make end-of-life decisions for a loved one who can no longer make their own decisions. This is a position that ...
Making the Move: When Is Memory Care Appropriate?

Making the Move: When Is Memory Care Appropriate?

The diagnosis of “dementia” automatically presents a lot of questions that have to be answered, and many tasks that must be done. If a loved one has been diagnosed with dementia, one of the biggest questions you may have is whether or not a memory care ...
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