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Why Families Are Thankful for Bridges® by EPOCH at Norwalk

Why Families Are Thankful for Bridges® by EPOCH at Norwalk

Gratefulness is the key to a happy life, and being thankful is something we are especially cognizant about at this time of year. Not only are we approaching Thanksgiving – which is, as the name states, all about giving thanks – but we’re also getting ...
5 Things Family Caregivers Should Know About Memory Care

5 Things Family Caregivers Should Know About Memory Care

When you become a family caregiver to a loved one with dementia, it’s natural to have a lot of questions (and maybe even some misconceptions) about the situation. What’s normal? What’s not? What can you expect as the disease progresses, and what will ...
Dining Tailored to the Needs of Individuals with Dementia

Dining Tailored to the Needs of Individuals with Dementia

Breaking bread together is one of the joys of life. Enjoying a meal not only nourishes our bodies but strengthens our bonds, relationships and overall happiness. Good food is essential to a good life, but when someone has Alzheimer’s disease or another ...
Celebrating Thanksgiving When a Loved One Has Memory Loss

Celebrating Thanksgiving When a Loved One Has Memory Loss

The holidays are a wonderful time to come together and spend time with family, but if you’re a caregiver for a loved one with dementia, the holiday season can be more stressful than serene. Holiday celebrations need to be weighed against the safety, ...
4 Ways To Spread Awareness of Alzheimer’s Disease

4 Ways To Spread Awareness of Alzheimer’s Disease

November 2021 marks the 38th anniversary of National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. In the 38 years since the inaugural call for individuals to build awareness of this disease, we as a society have learned so much about those living with cognitive ...
When a Person with Dementia Doesn’t Remember You

When a Person with Dementia Doesn’t Remember You

One of the most difficult parts of the dementia journey is when your loved one ceases to remember who you are. “This is when many family members truly feel that their loved one is no longer ‘there,’ even though they are present physically,” says Erica ...
Questions To Ask When Searching for Memory Care

Questions To Ask When Searching for Memory Care

When it’s time for you to research memory care options for your loved one with dementia, it’s common to feel confused and overwhelmed. There are so many options and seemingly similar programs, amenities and services that you can become paralyzed by ...
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