Memory Care

How Music Help People With Dementia

2019-08-26T10:41:37+00:00

Just about everybody has a favorite song that brings back great memories. That’s the case for everyone – whether or not they have a cognitive issue such as dementia. Here’s some information on how music might just help people suffering from this type of problem Impressive Benefits People with cognitive loss often have difficulty [...]

How Music Help People With Dementia2019-08-26T10:41:37+00:00

Gardening Benefits for People with Dementia

2019-08-26T10:59:00+00:00

When most people think of ways to help those suffering from dementia or other problems affecting cognition, gardening might not immediately come to mind. But spending time in a quiet, peaceful garden can have a substantial impact on a person’s quality of life. Special gardens have been proven to have therapeutic benefits. Why is [...]

Gardening Benefits for People with Dementia2019-08-26T10:59:00+00:00

Questions to Ask When Considering Memory Care

2019-08-26T11:26:26+00:00

We usually associate age with physical changes. Our skin might become a little loose, our joints might ache, and we might not be as energetic as we used to be. But, for many people, mental changes can be as substantial as physical ones. In some instances, these people will need specialized memory care. If [...]

Questions to Ask When Considering Memory Care2019-08-26T11:26:26+00:00

How to Keep the Brain Stimulated as We Age

2019-08-23T20:27:00+00:00

How to Keep the Brain Stimulated as We Age The more engaged you stay as you get older, the better it appears it will be for the health of your brain. Whether you choose to volunteer, keep a network of friends and family, or just continue to pursue your favorite hobby, keeping active will [...]

How to Keep the Brain Stimulated as We Age2019-08-23T20:27:00+00:00

Early Warning Signs of Dementia

2019-08-26T11:43:27+00:00

Early Warning Signs of Dementia Memory loss is a complex condition that can manifest in a number of different ways. It can be difficult to tell if your loved one is exhibiting the early warning signs of dementia, especially because many seniors try to hide their symptoms from those around them. If you notice [...]

Early Warning Signs of Dementia2019-08-26T11:43:27+00:00

Neurodegenerative Diseases and Sleep

2019-04-23T22:00:59+00:00

Neurodegenerative Diseases and Sleep What is Neurodegenerative Disease? Neurodegenerative disease is an umbrella term for various conditions that affect neurons in the brain. In neurodegenerative diseases, neurons in the brain and elsewhere become damaged and die, causing both ataxias (problems with movement and motor function) and dementias (problems with mental function). Neurons are [...]

Neurodegenerative Diseases and Sleep2019-04-23T22:00:59+00:00

Memory Care Vs Assisted Living

2019-05-28T10:20:47+00:00

Memory Care Vs Assisted Living Memory care and assisted living facilities, are two of the most popular choices in senior care today. If you are looking for residential senior care for your loved one, you have options. There is more variety in senior care today than ever before, allowing families to choose the living [...]

Memory Care Vs Assisted Living2019-05-28T10:20:47+00:00

Alzheimer’s disease: are we close to finding a cure?

2019-04-20T12:52:10+00:00

Alzheimer's disease: are we close to finding a cure?   First described in 1906 by Dr. Alois Alzheimer, Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia, accounting for around 60-80% of cases. It is characterized by problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Onset is most common in individuals aged 65 and over, [...]

Alzheimer’s disease: are we close to finding a cure?2019-04-20T12:52:10+00:00

Alzheimer’s Resources

2019-04-20T13:55:18+00:00

Global Alzheimer’s Platform (GAP) Foundation The GAP Foundation is joining together leading academic researchers, pharmaceutical companies, nonprofit organizations and foundations, and governments around the world to reduce the time, cost and risk of Alzheimer’s clinical trials in order to speed innovative medicines to those with or at risk of Alzheimer’s disease.   Read more [...]

Alzheimer’s Resources2019-04-20T13:55:18+00:00

Detecting Alzheimer’s disease earlier using … Greebles?

2019-04-23T13:11:43+00:00

Detecting Alzheimer’s disease earlier using … Greebles? Difficulty distinguishing novel objects is associated with family history of Alzheimer’s disease Louisville, KY – Unique graphic characters called Greebles may prove to be valuable tools in detecting signs of Alzheimer’s disease decades before symptoms become apparent. In an article published online last week in Journal [...]

Detecting Alzheimer’s disease earlier using … Greebles?2019-04-23T13:11:43+00:00