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A Look at the Risk of Malnutrition in Seniors

February 1st, 2018|Categories: Senior Health|0 Comments

Malnutrition is a significant risk for seniors, who struggle to eat for a number of different reasons. Seniors who are living with dementia are particularly vulnerable to malnutrition, and a major focus of memory care in assisted living centers is building healthy diets for residents. Watch this video to learn more. For seniors, [...]

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A Closer Look at Reversible Dementias

January 30th, 2018|Categories: Dementia|0 Comments

Alzheimer’s may be the most common type of dementia, but there are many other forms of it. Some dementias are even reversible with the proper medical care. While the individual is recovering, specialized dementia care can help families meet their loved one’s needs. Reversible dementias and dementia-like symptoms can be caused by the [...]

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Medication Safety Issues Later in Life with Memory Loss

January 30th, 2018|Categories: Memory Care|0 Comments

Medication safety is a major issue for seniors and for those receiving Alzheimer’s care, it looms even larger. Memory loss can make medication management nearly impossible, which in turn can lead to serious consequences. These strategies can help all seniors and their families with medication management, especially those who are living with Alzheimer’s [...]

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A Compassionate Approach to Alzheimer’s Care

January 30th, 2018|Categories: Alzheimer's|0 Comments

Habilitation is a unique approach to caring for individuals with Alzheimer’s that focuses on each person’s remaining capacities. This approach recognizes some of the most critical insights about the condition, including the fact that an individual’s emotions remain adult even when his or her verbal abilities have declined. This video provides an informative [...]

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The Truth Behind Alzheimer’s and the Aluminum Exposure Myth

January 30th, 2018|Categories: Alzheimer's|0 Comments

Despite the prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease, there are many popular misconceptions about the illness and its origins. One of the most commonly heard myths, for instance, is that Alzheimer’s is linked to contact with objects made of aluminum, such as pots, pans, and even foil. While researchers did once suspect that there might [...]