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Planning for Long-Term Dementia Care: A Checklist

Planning for Long-Term Dementia Care: A Checklist

When you or a loved one receive a diagnosis of dementia, you find yourself at the beginning of a long journey. Everyone’s journey will be different, but no matter where the road leads, a comprehensive plan for long-term care is one of the best things you ...
Sharing Your Dementia Diagnosis with Your Adult Children

Sharing Your Dementia Diagnosis with Your Adult Children

Choosing when and with whom to share your dementia diagnosis is a very personal decision. There’s no set timeline or “right” way to do it, and will depend instead on your personal feelings, relationships and comfort level. Although your first reaction ...

Why Memory Care Offers Family Peace of Mind and Security

Family members who have a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or another form of memory illness understand all too well the stress and anxiety that comes from providing quality care for their loved one. Early on in the disease it may be possible ...

The Impact of Alzheimer’s on the Family

Memory illnesses like dementia and Alzheimer’s disease affect more than just the individual. The impact extends to family and close friends as well – so much so that families have been called “the invisible patients” of Alzheimer’s. “Progressive ...

Celebrating the Holidays with a Loved One in Memory Care

When a loved one is in memory care, many caregivers find it difficult to include them in the joy of the season. However, even though it takes a bit more time and careful planning, making your loved ones in memory care a part of your holidays is one of ...

Seven Reasons to Join a Memory Care Support Group

There are nearly 40 million caregivers across the United States who are providing support, care and assistance to aging loved ones. Very few of these individuals are trained, and most, if not all, are providing these services free of charge. ...
How Memory Care Communities Allow Seniors to Age in Place

How Memory Care Communities Allow Seniors to Age in Place

Aging in place isn’t something that people often think of when it comes to memory care. After all, memory care patients require a great deal of assistance, and many assume that a diagnosis of dementia, Alzheimer’s disease or another form of memory ...

How to Explain Dementia to a Child

It’s often said that family members are the “second victims” of dementia, Alzheimer’s disease or another form of memory impairment. Since the disease doesn’t affect just the individual but the relationships and lives of the entire family, there will come ...
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