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. […]
When is it Time for Memory Care?
For the millions of Americans with dementia, there eventually comes a time to have a conversation about memory care. Memory care is a type of assisted living designed for people with cognitive issues such as Alzheimer’s, dementia, or Parkinson’s. Conversations about memory care can be difficult and emotional for both you and your loved one, […]
Can Diabetes Cause Memory Loss?
Health & Memory Most people know physical health can affect mood and mental health, but it can also impact brain function. Our brain is, after all, an organ. Healthy physical habits and experiences can have positive effects on our brains. Unfortunately, the reservation is also true, as diseases can influence brain health, including memory. Diabetes […]
Memory Care vs Nursing Home: What’s the Difference?
If your loved one requires extra support due to cognitive decline, you may be wondering what options are available. Memory care and nursing homes provide services that benefit the lives of those living with dementia. If you’re interested in a supportive lifestyle for your loved one, what’s the difference between memory care and nursing homes? […]