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How to Support Alzheimer’s Family Caregivers

Caregiving for those with Alzheimer’s, dementia or other memory loss diseases is a round-the-clock responsibility that often falls on family members. It can be an overwhelming responsibility to care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s, especially as the disease progresses. Not only is it painful to watch those we love struggle with memory loss, but …

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It’s Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month at Edgemere

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month. Around the world, 50 million people are living with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. There are an estimated 5.5 million Americans with Alzheimer’s, and many of them are age 65 or older. Brain health is of critical importance, especially as we get older and our cognitive abilities …

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Signs It’s Time For Memory Care [INFOGRAPHIC]

Are things changing with someone you know and love? Are you worried they’re just not behaving like themselves? In older adults, memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia. Alzheimer’s is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. It’s important …

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Tips for Dementia Caregivers During COVID-19

Caregivers of dementia patients have a unique challenge and a heavy responsibility during the COVID-19 pandemic. People with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia may be at a higher risk for coronavirus, not because of their illness, but because of the behaviors and health conditions accompanying dementia. To help caregivers of loved ones with dementia …

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New Technologies in Memory Care

What comes to mind when you think about memory care? While many may harbor a less-than-favorable opinion about memory support communities, It’s time to let go of your pre-existing perceptions. Modern memory care communities are integrating a wide array of innovative programs and new technology for Alzheimer’s/dementia treatment, bringing support for seniors with memory impairment …

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