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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 [...]

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Questions to Ask When Choosing a Memory Care Community

August 29th, 2019|Categories: Memory Care|0 Comments

A diagnosis of dementia requires a lot of choices, all throughout the disease’s journey. One of the biggest decisions families will face is deciding when it’s time to place a loved one in a memory care community. This decision can be made early on in the diagnosis – in fact, experts recommend coming to [...]

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Tips for Enjoying Your Visit to Avalon Memory Care

July 19th, 2019|Categories: Avalon Memory Care|0 Comments

After you’ve moved your loved one into Avalon, one of the best things you can do for them is to visit them on a regular basis. No matter what stage of the memory loss journey your loved one is in, being near people who love them and engaging in fun activities will help [...]

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Helping A Loved One Transition to Memory Care: Keeping in Touch

July 5th, 2019|Categories: Memory Care|0 Comments

When your loved one is making the move to memory care, it’s easy to think of moving day as the finish line. But while that day is a goal you’re working towards, remember that the day itself isn’t really an “ending.” In fact, you can look at Moving Day as the beginning of [...]