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Is It Time to Consider Memory Care for Your Loved One?

April 4, 2022

You see your loved one struggling with their cognitive health or beginning to show increased signs of changing cognition, and you worry: Can I provide the care they truly require? You’re on constant alert about their safety and simultaneously planning for whatever comes next as they face new or worsening memory challenges. And if you’re...

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The Dangers of Social Withdrawal for Seniors Struggling with Memory Loss

September 14, 2021

Seniors experiencing memory loss may soon find themselves on a journey riddled with emotional ups and downs. It’s not an easy place to be. Many will have experiences that cause them to feel frustration, disappointment, embarrassment, anger or mistrust along the way. Unfortunately, an increase in these types of feelings can lead some seniors to...

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7 Conversation Starters for Seniors Experiencing Cognitive Decline

August 12, 2021

When you have a loved one living with Alzheimer’s, dementia, or cognitive decline, it can be heartbreaking to witness the toll it takes on everyday activities, such as the simple pleasure of conversation. They are adjusting to new challenges, and so are you, which can create quite a bit of hesitance and uncertainty for everyone....

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Critical Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Memory Care Community

February 26, 2021

When a loved one struggles with the mental, emotional and physical challenges of memory decline associated with the onset of Alzheimer's or dementia, it's not uncommon for the family to seek out support for providing the utmost in care and attention. Given the many memory care communities available, as well as the magnitude of this decision, it's no wonder many of these families feel stressed and overwhelmed over the decision-making process.

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8 Signs It Might Be Time to Consider Memory Care for Your Loved One

February 20, 2021

It’s certainly never easy to see a loved one struggle with their cognitive health or begin to show signs of decline. It can be overwhelming to provide the care they require, constantly worry about their safety and simultaneously plan for whatever comes next. When seniors are faced with new or worsening memory challenges, the experience tends to take a toll on both the individual and the caregiver. Often, the unique challenges associated with significant memory loss are greater than a caring family member or loved one can realistically and safely provide.

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