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How to Deal with Irrational Elderly Parents

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Growing up, our parents were the ones who protected us, molded us, and made sure we had everything we needed. Now, as they age, the roles slowly reverse, and it’s our turn to take care of them. But, aging can sometimes come with challenging situations. Your loved one’s behavior or personality may change in their […]

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Can Mushrooms Treat Alzheimer’s Disease?

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Alzheimer’s is a debilitating disease that affects millions of people worldwide. It is the most common cause of dementia and is most common in people over the age of 65. It is a progressive condition that often leads to memory loss, cognitive decline, and behavioral changes.  There is currently no known cure for Alzheimer’s disease, […]

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How Can I Improve My Memory as a Senior?

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It’s natural to experience changes in your memory with age. However, it can be frustrating to forget names, misplace items, or find it difficult to recall important details, especially when you don’t know if you need support and personalized care.  Memory care in senior living communities can support and provide individualized care for loved ones […]

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Can a Person With Dementia Sign Legal Documents

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Dementia is a condition that affects a person’s cognition and memory and can interfere with daily living. Memory care in senior living communities helps individuals by offering seniors with dementia an active, engaged, and independent lifestyle.  A person with dementia who is able to communicate and understands can sign legal documents, but may require an […]

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Does Parkinson’s Affect Cognition?

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Are you or a loved one living with Parkinson’s disease? If so, you know that it is a complex and challenging condition that affects not only movement but also other aspects of daily life. While the tremors, stiffness, and difficulty with movement that are commonly associated with Parkinson’s are well-known, many people may not be […]

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Memory Care vs. Assisted Living: Which is Right for You

A female caregiver at a memory care community is assisting an elderly woman in getting dressed in her bedroom.

Looking for the right senior living option can seem like learning a second language. What’s assisted living? What’s memory care? Is there a difference? Which one is right for me? Let’s take a step back! Both options provide care and support but are designed to meet different needs and offer different levels of this support. […]

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Mythbusting: CBD, Spicy Food and OIive Oil as Alzheimer’s Prevention?

An old man in a light brown long sleeve and denim pants is sitting on a couch beside a female in a scrub suit while the man is touching his temples on both hands with a look on his face of being confused.

The internet is wonderful and provides us with a lot of useful information. However, it’s important to remember there are myths floating around. For example, there’s no evidence that Parkinson’s can be prevented or reversed, but there are plenty of people who try and suggest it can be. This article explores several common myths and […]

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