fbpx

Blog and News

Vascular Dementia 101: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Vascular Dementia 101: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

All cases of Alzheimer’s disease are dementias, but not all dementias are Alzheimer’s disease. Dementia is an umbrella term for a group of symptoms caused by progressive cognitive decline, including memory loss, physical impairment, personality changes ...
Parkinson’s 101

Parkinson’s 101

Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects approximately two percent of individuals aged 65 and older. That’s over one million Americans today, according to the Parkinson’s Foundation. But perhaps most importantly, individuals ...
Lewy Body Dementia 101: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Lewy Body Dementia 101: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

First things first – Dementia is not synonymous with Alzheimer’s disease. Dementia is actually a collection of symptoms that are related to cognitive decline, and Alzheimer’s disease is one form of this. There are five major dementias that affect seniors ...
The Importance of Senior Nutrition on Cholesterol Levels

The Importance of Senior Nutrition on Cholesterol Levels

A healthy lifestyle goes hand in hand with a healthy diet, and that’s particularly true for older adults. As we get older, the body’s ability to absorb and use nutrients decreases, so it’s more important than ever to make sure the food we’re eating is ...
Using Person-Centered Technology To Improve Quality of Life

Using Person-Centered Technology To Improve Quality of Life

Who would have expected, years ago, that the senior living space would become one of the most technologically rich industries ever? Thank the Boomers for this phenomenon – now that the bulk of them are at that age, they’re demanding more from their ...
Healthy Aging Tips for Those with Dementia

Healthy Aging Tips for Those with 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 ...
Memory Care vs. Aging in Place: What’s Best?

Memory Care vs. Aging in Place: What’s Best?

When it comes to memory care, aging in place isn’t something that people automatically think about, since those with memory issues often require a great deal of care and assistance. However, there can be opportunities for individuals to age in place, ...
Tips To Help Manage Day-to-Day Life with Alzheimer’s

Tips To Help Manage Day-to-Day Life with Alzheimer’s

Caring for a loved one with dementia is a task that becomes progressively more involved as time goes on. Eventually, your loved one will need the assistance of a caregiver (such as yourself). Beyond helping with medicines and taking care of doctor’s ...
How To Share Your Memory Loss Diagnosis with Others

How To Share Your Memory Loss Diagnosis with Others

A diagnosis of dementia is life-changing and difficult. If you’ve recently been diagnosed with a cognitive disease, you may be feeling a wide variety of emotions. Guilt, anger, denial and even relief are common emotions that you may be feeling at this ...
6 Habits for Lowering Your Chances of Developing Dementia

6 Habits for Lowering Your Chances of Developing Dementia

We don’t yet know what causes dementia, nor do we yet have a cure, but great advancements have been made in science and research over the past decades. One of the most important things we have discovered is that our lifestyle can greatly affect our ...
Loading...