May 23, 2020

As seniors enjoy longer lives, more families are turning to assisted living to help care for their aging family members. There are nearly 30,000 assisted living communities in the U.S. today and over 800,000 residents who live in these communities.

Assisted living provi...

April 14, 2019

The term ‘dementia’ is an umbrella term used to describe the symptoms of cognitive impairment.  And within the dementia umbrella, there are many different variations – Alzheimer’s included.  Most of people don’t realize that all dementia is not Alzheimer’s. 

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May 22, 2016

Tai chi, a mind-body practice that originated in China around the 12th century A.D. as a martial art, focuses on moving the body slowly and gently while breathing deeply and meditating. Studies have suggested that tai chi can help boost older adults’ immunity to viruse...

April 13, 2016

Montessori approach to re-engage the types of memory that are spared by dementia, including motor memory such as how to dress and how to eat. An example of a skills-building activity that Dr. Camp employs involves Alzheimer’s patients using a slotted spoon to dig in a...

March 5, 2016

Caring for someone with dementia can be a complex task. It can be frustrating, confusing, and emotionally and physically exhausting, though it has its rewards and good times.

Whether you're a family, volunteer or paid caregiver, if you’re the only one providing care, yo...

February 3, 2016

If you are a part of someone’s life who is living with dementia, there may be a loss of language at varying levels throughout the progression of their illness.  These difficulties with speech, are referred to as aphasia.

 

Expressive aphasia entails difficulties formulat...

December 12, 2015

Alzheimer's disease is a degenerative brain disorder, and is the most common form of dementia, according to the Alzheimer's Association. Anywhere between 60-80 percent of dementia patients suffer specifically from Alzheimer's disease. This can result in impaired memory...

December 7, 2015

There are lot's of things to consider when chosing a care provider and facility for a Loved One. We've created this checklist of things that we feel are important during this proces.

 

1. Location-How close is the facility to you.

 

2. What is included? Some facili...

October 9, 2015

According to the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, 747,000 Canadians were living with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia in 2011. That number is expected to increase to 1.4 million by 2031; however, there are steps that can be taken to detect dementi...

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