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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

Health Services Provided by Assisted Living Communities That You Might Not Know About

Posted by Frank Herold on Jul 31, 2017 3:19:41 PM

In your assisted living or retirement community there are a lot of amenities for residents that you may not know about. When you are looking for a place to retire, consider the assisted living communities that offer extra health services along with their regular services.

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

Helping Transition Your Loved One Comfortably into an Assisted Living Community

Posted by Frank Herold on Jul 17, 2017 10:43:55 AM

Moving into an assisted living community can be a challenging task for both you and your loved one. However, the challenge can become much easier when you are prepared for the move.

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Topics: memory loss, assisted living community, moving to an assisted living community, memory care

How to Still Live Comfortably with an Alzheimer's or Dementia Diagnosis

Posted by Frank Herold on Jul 3, 2017 12:12:45 PM

A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s does not mean that individuals are incapable of living on their own. Some people who are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia can often live alone for a period of time after the diagnosis. While this is the case, others may require supervised care to live safely.

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

How Treatment of Dementia and Alzheimer's has Improved Over the Years

Posted by Frank Herold on Jun 19, 2017 11:17:56 AM

Since its identification more than a century ago, a lot has been learned about Alzheimer's disease and the dementia that it causes. Below is a look at the progress that has been made in treating the disease and caring for those who have it.

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Topics: alzheimer's, memory loss, assisted living community, senior living community sarasota, memory care, dementia, memory care community

What Are The Different Types of Dementia?

Posted by Frank Herold on May 30, 2017 11:27:27 AM

Dementia is a combination of symptoms that affects how we use our brain. They can include: trouble in thinking, language, low problem solving skills, and loss of memory. The symptoms are gradual and may sometimes not be severe enough to affect the patient’s daily life. Apart from the above symptoms, your loved one might also have changes in mood or behavior as response to the effects of the direct dementia issues.

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Topics: alzheimer's, memory loss, assisted living community, senior living community sarasota, memory care, dementia, memory care community

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