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Top Five Research Foundations that Dedicate Their Resources to Alzheimer's Disease

Posted by Frank Herold on Jan 15, 2018 10:55:56 AM

Alzheimer's disease is a form of dementia that affects an individual's memory and other cognitive abilities. It also contributes to serious changes in a person's personality and behavior. While the majority of Alzheimer's cases are found in those that are 65 or older, it can, and does, affect people of all ages. Researchers around the world are actively searching for a way to improve the way that Alzheimer's is diagnosed and treated. One day, it is possible they'll find a way to cure and possibly even prevent the disease from forming. In the meantime, these are the top research foundations dedicating their resources to this important search.

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Topics: Alzheimer's Association, alzheimer's awareness, alzheimer's

Why An Active Social Life is Important in Assisted Living Communities

Posted by Frank Herold on Jan 2, 2018 11:53:38 AM

Humans are social creatures, and getting older doesn't change that fact. However, as we get older it’s easier to become more isolated, particularly for seniors who have lost friends, partners, or family. For seniors who find themselves in assisted living, though, an active social life can be even more important than for those who still live independently.

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Topics: active senior living sarasota, maintain your social life after retirement, social life in retirement, assisted living sarasota, assisted living community, moving to an assisted living community, luxury assisted senior living community

How to Care for Your Loved One with Dementia

Posted by Frank Herold on Dec 18, 2017 1:31:00 PM

Caring for a loved one with Dementia can have challenges that affect the entire family as well as your loved one.

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Topics: alzheimer's, caregiver, caregiving, senior care, memory loss, luxury retirement community, memory care, dementia

Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s & Dementia

Posted by Frank Herold on Nov 27, 2017 1:39:00 PM

Dementia and Alzheimer's disease does not affect every person in the same way. Despite the differences, people who suffer from it do tend to exhibit many of the same symptoms as the diseases progress.

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Topics: alzheimer's awareness, alzheimer's, signs of alzheimer's, signs of dementia, memory loss, memory care, dementia, stages of alzheimer's

Learning to Care for Yourself When You're Also Caring for Others

Posted by Frank Herold on Nov 6, 2017 12:42:03 PM

Most family members never think twice about helping care for an ailing family member. Even though it seems the only logical thing to do, it can be a challenging transition for those caregivers, both physically and emotionally. Family caregivers often struggle with sleep deprivation, lack of exercise, poor eating habits, and missed medical appointments. It is easy to forget about one's own health when taking on such an enormous responsibility. So, what can be done to help you better care for yourself? Here are 5 tips to keep you in the best shape possible.

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Topics: Sarasota Bay Club, senior living community, retirement community, living at home vs. senior living community, caregiver, caregiving, senior care, relationship with your parents, assisted living community, family

What Is The Functional Assessment Staging (FAST) Scale Of Alzheimer's Disease?

Posted by Frank Herold on Oct 9, 2017 12:21:36 PM

As we age, we experience changes that can often make us forgetful of details or routine instances. Forgetting things could be characterized as just a normal part of aging that you don’t have to be worried about. However, if the occurrence of these forgetful moments becomes more and more frequent, and is paired with other issues arising over the course of time, it is important to reach out to a health professional for an accurate assessment.

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Topics: keeping up with current technology, alzheimer's, seniors and technology, memory loss, memory care, memory care community

How is Technology Revolutionizing Memory Loss Care?

Posted by Frank Herold on Sep 25, 2017 1:56:39 PM

Memory loss is a tough thing to experience, especially for seniors who suffer from it, as well as their families. Not only can memory loss impact interpersonal relationships, it can have a direct influence on personal health. The good news is that today’s technology is making a difference. From wearable devices to instant communication, technology is revolutionizing memory loss care, and helping individuals lead safer, more active lifestyles.

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Topics: retirement community, keeping up with current technology, alzheimer's, seniors and technology, memory loss, memory care, dementia, memory care community

The Importance of Having Your Loved One with Dementia or Alzheimer's in a Community Which Can Cater to Their Specific Care

Posted by Frank Herold on Sep 12, 2017 10:23:00 AM

When a loved one is struggling with Alzheimer’s disease or Dementia, it can be difficult to find them the support they require to maintain their independence and continue living a fulfilling life. Although the Alzheimer’s Association indicates more than five million Americans have the disease, there still aren’t a lot of retirement communities that cater to these individuals and their families. The ideal community must meet their unique needs, offer care and support, and provide a safe environment where they can enjoy life, socialize, and remain functional and in control.

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Topics: retirement community, alzheimer's, memory care, dementia

4 Sensitivity Tips to Help Educate Your Children About Grandma’s Memory Loss

Posted by Frank Herold on Aug 28, 2017 11:55:47 AM

When a grandparent suffers from memory loss, it can be confusing for children. Little things that we all take for granted, like knowing someone’s name, can be a frustrating occurrence to a child who thinks of grandparents as infallible.

To minimize the impact on children, these simple tips will teach them to be more aware of the problem and be prepared to handle uncomfortable situations more adeptly. Socializing with family and children is important for older Americans.

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Topics: signs of alzheimer's, signs of dementia, memory loss, memory care

Elderly Mobility Scale (EMS): 7 Factors that Help Determine Your Loved One's Risk of Falling

Posted by Frank Herold on Aug 21, 2017 10:26:46 AM

Did you know that falls are the leading cause of visits to the emergency room in the United States? In fact, falls are most common in children under the age of 5 and adults 65 years old or older. 

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Topics: assisted living sarasota, assisted living community, moving to an assisted living community, luxury assisted senior living community