Dementia is a common form of memory impairment that affects more than 5 million Americans a year, and it can be difficult to think about it happening to our own parents. Fortunately, there are communities set up to help support seniors dealing with dementia. These communities and the care they provide are called memory care. […]
What are the 7 Stages of Lewy Body Dementia?
When people talk about dementia, they’re not referring to a single condition. Instead, dementia is an umbrella term for various progressive neurological disorders that tend to require a form of specialized care. The most common type of progressive dementia is Alzheimer’s, but coming up right behind it is Lewy body dementia (LBD). According to the […]
How to Get Power of Attorney for a Parent with Dementia￼
Caring for a parent with dementia can be complicated, and seeking help is nothing to be ashamed of. The first step is finding the right community for your loved one and the ideal lifestyle that meets their needs. Let’s explore what dementia is, some symptoms, and how to get power of attorney for a parent […]
When Should Someone with Dementia Go Into a Care Home?
Lifestyle Changes for Dementia Many people with dementia can live independently in its early stages, but require more round-the-clock care as the condition progresses. Aging in place has proven to be beneficial to people in the early stages of memory loss; however, the conditions must consider safety and health. Caregivers and their loved ones may […]