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A Day in the Life of Someone With Dementia

What is daily life like for an individual with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or other memory impairments? If you’re a caretaker or simply know someone living with these diseases, you probably already have a clear picture of what it looks like. But do you ...

Sharing Your Dementia Diagnosis With Family and Friends

Being diagnosed with dementia is a life-changing event. You may feel a variety of emotions from anger to denial to guilt and, sometimes, relief in knowing what’s “wrong” with you. You may immediately begin asking questions and raising concerns such as, ...

The Latest Advances in Alzheimer’s Research

September is the 7th Annual World Alzheimer's Month, an international campaign to raise awareness and challenge the stigma surrounding Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and other memory illnesses. In honor of this event, and to recognize World Alzheimer's ...

Advice by Alicia: Age-Related Memory Loss vs. Dementia

Alicia Seaver is the Vice President of Memory Care Operations for EPOCH Senior Living and a Certified Memory Impairment Specialist. Every month, she addresses a specific issue related to memory and memory care. If you’re interested in hearing about a ...

Advice by Alicia: Hospital Discharge Planning

Welcome to Alicia’s monthly advice column where she’ll provide tips on caring for a loved one with dementia. Alicia Seaver is a certified memory impairment specialist and Vice President of Memory Care Operations at Bridges® by EPOCH. This month’s topic ...

Advice by Alicia: Educating Your Family

Welcome to Alicia’s monthly advice column where she’ll provide tips on caring for a loved one with dementia. Alicia Seaver is a certified memory impairment specialist and Vice President of Memory Care Operations at Bridges® by EPOCH. This month’s topic ...
Advice by Alicia: Early-Onset Dementia

Advice by Alicia: Early-Onset Dementia

Alicia Seaver is a Certified Memory Impairment Specialist and Vice President of Memory Care Operations at Bridges® by EPOCH. No one expects to receive a dementia diagnosis, especially not middle-aged adults who are still busy with their careers, ...

Medication Management for Seniors

By Jennifer Trout, Executive Director of Bridges by EPOCH at Hingham This column originally appeared in the Hingham Journal Medications help seniors manage age-related conditions as well as other diseases and illnesses. A 2017 study found that 87 ...

Advice by Alicia: Home Safety

Welcome to Alicia’s monthly advice column where she’ll provide tips on caring for a loved one with dementia. Alicia Seaver is a certified memory impairment specialist and Vice President of Memory Care Operations at Bridges® by EPOCH. This month’s topic ...
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