Exploring the Role of Care Managers in Memory Care

Exploring the Role of Care Managers in Memory Care

The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or dementia brings about a whirlwind of challenges and concerns. Families grapple with how to ensure their loved one’s safety, how to find the best possible care, and how to navigate the complex and often overwhelming world of medical and long-term care options. The emotional toll is immense, leaving them feeling…

Understanding Memory Care: A Guide for Seniors and Families

Understanding Memory Care: A Guide for Seniors and Families

Watching a loved one struggle with the challenges of memory loss can be a heartbreaking experience. As Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia progress, the resulting confusion, disorientation, and frustration can be difficult for both the individual and their loved ones. It’s overwhelming to figure out what comes next, how to provide the best…

Alzheimer’s Disease Self-Care: Tips for Patients and Caregivers

Alzheimer’s Disease Self-Care: Tips for Patients and Caregivers

Navigating the challenging journey of Alzheimer’s Disease demands resilience, patience, and a great deal of support. As the disease progresses, both the individual diagnosed and their caregivers often find themselves facing increased emotional and physical strains. Self-care, in this context, is a necessity. TThis blog post explores Alzheimer’s Disease self-care, shedding light on practical strategies…

5 Ways to Support Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

5 Ways to Support Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

Alzheimer’s Disease touches the lives of millions worldwide, both directly and indirectly. Each year, Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month shines a spotlight on this condition, amplifying the voices of those affected and pushing for advancements in research and care. This special month provides an opportunity for all of us to rally behind this cause, whether by…

National PTSD Awareness Day: How it Connects to Alzheimer’s

National PTSD Awareness Day: How it Connects to Alzheimer’s

On June 27 each year, we recognize National PTSD Awareness Day, which brings attention to the vast number of individuals and communities affected by Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). This day also falls within Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, highlighting the connection between these two conditions. While PTSD and Alzheimer’s are distinct conditions, there is evidence of a…

Bringing Light to Alzheimer’s on the Longest Day

Bringing Light to Alzheimer’s on the Longest Day

June 21 is the summer solstice, the day when the sun shines the longest and the night is the shortest. But for the Alzheimer’s community, this day holds a different meaning. It’s known as The Longest Day, a day to honor and raise awareness for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease. Unfortunately, there is still a…

Celebrating Father’s Day with a Senior with Alzheimer’s

Celebrating Father’s Day with a Senior with Alzheimer’s

Father’s Day is a special occasion that many families look forward to each year. However, for families with a loved one affected by Alzheimer’s disease, the holiday can present unique challenges. Alzheimer’s is a progressive brain disorder affecting memory, communication, and behavior. It can be a difficult and emotional journey for both the seniors and…

Relocation Management for Seniors: Planning and Preparation

Relocation Management for Seniors: Planning and Preparation

Many older adults plan to live out their years in the comfort of their own homes. The alternative is often too painful to think about. After managing their lives for decades, raising families, and enjoying successful careers, the thought of giving up their independence can be unbearable. But sometimes, that sense of independence keeps them…

Recognizing National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

Recognizing National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

Alzheimer’s is a progressive and heartbreaking disease. It destroys the patient’s brain cells and vital mental functions, including memory. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows as many as 5.8 million living in the U.S. with the disease. There are 16 million family members and friend caregivers across the country. Each year, deaths from…

Geriatric Assessment: National Preparedness Month

Geriatric Assessment: National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month. Observed each year, National Preparedness Month raises awareness about disaster and emergency preparation. This year’s theme is: “Prepare to Protect. Preparing for disasters is protecting everyone you love.” Disasters and emergencies come in many forms: hurricanes, power outages, floods, a bad fall, fire, tsunami, medical emergency, heart attack, and more….

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