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How Is Memory Care Different From Assisted Living?

a senior man and woman discuss senior living options with a consultant

As our loved ones age, their care needs often evolve, prompting families to consider various senior living options. Among the choices available, two commonly discussed options are memory care and assisted living.  While both options cater to older adults needing assistance with daily activities, they serve distinct purposes and cater to different needs.  Understanding these […]

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How to Deal With a Parent with Dementia

An older adult woman with glasses on sitting on a couch and looking out the window with a serious expression

A dementia diagnosis can quickly alter the life of an individual and their family. Caring for a parent with dementia presents itself with challenges and can be an overwhelming yet rewarding experience. Dementia will likely change your parent as their symptoms progress, thereby changing the dynamic of your relationship. Through altering communication skills, becoming flexible, […]

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Which Parts of the Brain are Affected by Alzheimer’s?

doctor shows a senior woman a brain scan

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive neurological disorder that significantly impacts brain functions, leading to cognitive decline, memory loss, and changes in behavior.  At the center of this condition lies its impact on the brain, a complex organ responsible for our thoughts, memories, emotions, and the very essence of who we are. As Alzheimer’s develops in […]

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Benefits of Physical Therapy for Seniors

A physiotherapist assisting her patient to lift dumbells.

Physical therapy is not just about rehabilitation after an injury or surgery, although it’s useful for these things too. It’s a holistic approach that can significantly improve the quality of life for our older loved ones. Physical therapy has much to offer, whether you’re trying to help a senior with pain reduction, mental health improvements, […]

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Hot Tubs, Magnesium, and Saunas: What is Good for Parkinson’s Disease?

A stern-looking senior man in a outdoor hot tub.

If you’re living with Parkinson’s Disease or care for someone who is, you may be familiar with some of the non-medical options that other people have tried to improve their lives. We’ve all heard stories in which hot tubs and saunas are touted as miracle cures, but how much of this is actually true? And […]

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Best and Worst Dog Breeds for Seniors

A happy senior man crouches to pet his dog.

When selecting a companion for seniors, it’s important to consider the breed. Many of the most popular small and large breeds may be too high-energy or difficult to handle for an older individual. The best dog breeds for seniors are those that require little exercise, have a low-maintenance grooming routine, and don’t suffer from many […]

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What to Expect from a Memory Care Facility?

A senior person and a memory care facility staff looking at a photo album fondly.

Memory care communities provide specialized care for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, and other forms of memory loss. These communities are designed to provide a safe and secure environment for those with memory impairments while also providing a range of activities and services to help them maintain their quality of life.  Memory care communities typically […]

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