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Heart Smarts: Tips to Keep Your Heart (And Brain) Happy and Healthy

February 24th, 2020|Categories: Senior Health|0 Comments

In literature and popular culture, we often talk about our hearts and our heads: the two being often diametrically opposed to one another. Use your brain! one may say. Follow your heart! says another. It would make sense to think that these two organs would be completely separate when it comes to health, [...]

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Asking Avalon: Touring Our Memory Care Community

January 28th, 2020|Categories: Avalon Memory Care|0 Comments

A few months ago, we wrote an overview of memory care communities and the questions to ask when you’re touring a community on behalf of a loved one with dementia. Today, we’d like to answer those questions to give you a picture of what life is like at our community. Without further ado, [...]

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Making Spirits Bright: Celebrating The Holidays When A Loved One Has Dementia

December 23rd, 2019|Categories: Dementia|0 Comments

Mistletoe and holly, fa-la-la-ing and jingle-belling and one-horse open sleighs...the holidays conjure up all sorts of memories and feelings for all of us. They are special moments in the year to gather with friends and family, share the joy and make memories. This is especially important if you have a loved one in [...]

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Serving Those Who Have Served: Breaking Down the Veterans Aid & Attendance Benefit

November 12th, 2019|Categories: Avalon Memory Care|0 Comments

If you or a loved one are a veteran in their senior years, you may be feeling overwhelmed at the cost of care as well as navigating your benefits. You may already be drawing a pension, but it's more than likely that the money you’re receiving isn’t enough to pay for long-term care [...]

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The Seven Stages Of Dementia: Understanding The FAST Scale

October 16th, 2019|Categories: Dementia|0 Comments

If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with dementia, you may have heard the disease discussed as having “stages.” These different stages are used to signify how the disease has progressed and what is happening currently to their mind and body. This helps caregivers, medical professionals and family members understand what [...]