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Memory Care Move-In Checklist

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Moving a loved one into a memory care community can be a challenging and emotional process. Making sure that the transition is as smooth as possible is important–taking into account the unique needs of individuals with memory impairments such as Alzheimer’s or dementia.  We’ve compiled a memory care move-in checklist to help you navigate this […]

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Is Alzheimer’s a Disability?

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As our understanding of age-related illnesses like Alzheimer’s continues to grow, we have a greater opportunity to support individuals and ensure they receive the resources they need to thrive. It’s important to explore how these conditions can impact one’s daily life and determine if they qualify for disability accommodations. According to the Americans with Disabilities […]

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Mushroom Extract, Coconut Oil, and Olive Oil: Common Alzheimer’s Prevention Myths

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Many home remedies and herbal supplements are rumored to be memory aids for seniors. Although medical researchers are still searching for treatment solutions, many homebrewed prevention methods lack definitive evidence.  Common Alzheimer’s prevention myths, like mushroom extract, coconut oil, and olive oil, are not supported by substantial medical research. However, some memory care methods can […]

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How to Avoid Alzheimer’s with Food

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Alzheimer’s disease can be scary and challenging to deal with. Finding the right community and lifestyle for your loved one can help navigate Alzheimer’s. It’s essential to practice good dietary habits in all stages of life but especially as you age. Let’s take a closer look at Alzheimer’s disease and how your dietary choices can […]

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