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Creating a Care Plan for Someone With Parkinson’s Disease

An old man is holding a glass of water in his right hand while his left hand is supporting and holding his right hand to control the trembling of his hand.

Like caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia, Parkinson’s disease can become somewhat complicated to care for as the disease progresses. But with the right information and a plan in place, the quality of life of the person dealing with the disease can be improved. This article explores what exactly Parkinson’s disease is and provides […]

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Impacts of Dementia on Spouses: Tips for Coping

a woman places her hand on the shoulder of her spouse, who has dementia

A diagnosis of dementia can be scary for the person diagnosed and their loved ones. There is a lot of uncertainty surrounding the condition because of the drastic ways it may affect one’s life. Sometimes researching the expected progression of a dementia-related disease like Alzheimer’s can help reduce some anxiety. Also, knowing what external support […]

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3 Exercises to Help With Memory Recall

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Alzheimer’s disease and dementia aren’t guaranteed to happen when someone gets old. However, many people that develop these conditions are old. In most cases, it takes many years for Alzheimer’s to develop, though.  This is why taking care of your body throughout your life is an essential part of minimizing the chances of developing dementia. […]

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How Long Does It Take Alzheimer’s To Progress?

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Can You Predict Progression? Alzheimer’s and dementia can create challenges that affect the quality of life of older adults. In the early stages, most people can live independently. However, as the disease progresses, adults need the support of their community, caregivers, and care services to ensure their comfort and health. But when does Alzheimer’s progress? […]

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How to Take Care of a Person with Parkinson’s Disease

A caregiver resting her hand on top of a senior man's hands who is holding a cane

Parkinson’s Disease Care Parkinson’s disease is an age-related brain condition. Like Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that can affect memory, sleep, and the ability to complete everyday tasks. Some senior living communities offer memory support that includes specialty services for residents with cognitive difficulties, including Parkinson’s. Caring for a person with Parkinson’s […]

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Are Alzheimer’s & Dementia the Same Thing?

A woman sitting next to a senior citizen man who has dementia

As some people grow older and transition into new stages of their life, they may become affected by diseases like Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia that cause a decline in memory and make everyday life more difficult. These diseases come in many forms and require different skills to help manage them. What are the […]

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What Is Memory Care?

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Transitioning into the next stage of life and choosing the right community for it can be overwhelming. Adjusting to a new environment and moving on from a familiar space isn’t easy.  In the later stages of life, some people may require additional support when living with Alzheimer’s, dementia, or Parkinson’s. That’s where memory care comes […]

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