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How to Plan a Move to Memory Care for Your Loved One

The CDC currently estimates that 5.6 million people in the United States over the age of 65 suffer from Alzheimer’s or another type of dementia. It’s not uncommon for families to contend with the fraught question of when it’s time to move an aging parent or loved one from their home to a dedicated memory …

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Is Respite Care Right for You?

As the name suggests, respite care is supplemental care that offers a brief reprieve for weary caregivers. Caregiving, even for those we love, can often result in putting your own needs and priorities on the back burner, and in some cases leads to caregiver burnout. The best time for respite care? Before burnout sets in. …

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Is Memory Care at Village on the Green Right for Your Loved One?

Cognitive health is a measurement of how well a person thinks, learns and remembers. Aging is often accompanied by mild changes in cognition. For instance, misplacing things from time to time, such as your phone, glasses or keys, is considered a normal part of aging. While this can be frustrating at times, most people are …

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What Is the Difference Between Assisted Living and Memory Care?

As we age, certain aspects of life can become more challenging. Older adults often need assistance with self-care, mobility and other activities of daily living. They may feel isolated after the loss of a spouse, or because family members or friends have moved away. Retirement communities can be a vibrant alternative to living alone, providing …

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Understanding the Different Stages of Dementia

Dementia is a general term for symptoms of cognitive decline leading to impaired memory or reasoning that interferes with day-to-day living. Many types of dementia exist, and many conditions cause it. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia, accounting for between 60 to 80% of dementia diagnoses. It’s a degenerative brain disease that …

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