Do you know how many people in the United States fall within the 65 and older age bracket? 47.8 million people back in July 2015, according to the most recent Census report. What’s more, experts project this to double come 2060! What do these numbers tell us? One, that life expectancy has [...]Read more Assisted Living vs. Memory Care: Know the Difference
If you have a parent with Alzheimer’s, you aren’t alone. Over five million Americans have this disorder, and that number could grow even more Baby Boomers enter retirement age. Finding out that you have a parent with Alzheimer’s can cause a variety of emotions. You may feel [...]Read more Are You Asking Your Mom’s Alzheimer’s Doctor the Right Questions?
Everyone has those occasional slips of memory–the moments where you can’t find a word that’s at the tip of your tongue or your glasses aren’t where you swear you left them. As your loved ones get older, this kind of memory loss may become more frequent. Alzheimer’s [...]Read more Memory Care Activities to Help Keep Seniors Healthy
Have you or a loved one received the diagnoses of having Alzheimer’s disease? Maybe you have a family history of the disease and are fearful it’s only a matter of time before you’re next. Either way, you might be feeling scared and powerless. Though for now there’s no [...]Read more The Mind Diet: 10 Foods Alzheimer’s Patients Should be Eating
There is nothing easy about moving a loved one into a memory care center. It’s likely you’ve reached this decision after many weeks or months of careful consideration and you are approaching the big day with a quiet dread. After all, this person is a major part of your life, and you [...]Read more Tips for Helping Your Loved One Transition to Living in a Memory Care Center
Taking care of those we love is a lifelong process that changes at each life stage. As they get older and need more care than you can provide, it becomes difficult to manage the situation. If you have a parent, family member, or friend who needs more care than you can provide, it’s time [...]Read more Not All Senior Facilities Are Alike: What You Need to Know About Levels of Care