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Why do seniors stay healthier and happier in Assisted Living? Recreation, Nutrition, medication assistance and companionship

Why are Seniors Healthier & Happier in Assisted Living?

Posted on August 11, 2015 | Comments Off on Why are Seniors Healthier & Happier in Assisted Living?

Why do seniors stay healthier and happier in Assisted Living? Recreation, Nutrition, medication assistance and companionship

In the last few days, I attended the Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) annual conference. The conference, held in Toronto, Canada brought together experts from around the world, focusing on the […]

Alzheimer’s Disease International Conference

Posted on March 31, 2011 | No Comments

In the last few days, I attended the Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) annual conference. The conference, held in Toronto, Canada brought together experts from around the world, focusing on the […]

Is Your Loved One Ready for Assisted Living Care Because of Memory Loss?

Posted on October 12, 2010 | 1 Comment

One of life’s greatest challenges is facing the reality that a parent is affected with a memory loss illness. If you are struggling with this issue and answer “yes” to […]

About Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)

Posted on October 12, 2010 | 5 Comments

Individuals experiencing the early symptoms of dementia are often referred to by the medical community as having Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI). MCI is the stage between forgetfulness associated with normal […]

As with Alzheimer’s disease, there is no simple way to reach a diagnosis of Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI). Individuals who notice symptoms associated with MCI, including forgetting appointments and details […]

Is it Mild Cognitive Impairment?

Posted on January 22, 2010 | 1 Comment

As with Alzheimer’s disease, there is no simple way to reach a diagnosis of Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI). Individuals who notice symptoms associated with MCI, including forgetting appointments and details […]

Positive Outlook May Lower Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted on February 26, 2009 | No Comments

Across New England, sap lines on maple trees begin their run producing maple syrup. Songbirds such as the chickadee begin whistling, “hey, sweetie!” from the backyard feeders at our communities […]

Research Shows Benefit of Early Stage Education Programs

Posted on January 20, 2009 | No Comments

The number of individuals being identified with early stage Alzheimer’s disease has grown in recent years. For the individual with the disease as well as for family members, the period […]

Maintaining Communication Despite Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted on October 7, 2008 | No Comments

Communication is an important part of daily life. It enables each of us to express ideas, emotions, and needs. When someone has Alzheimer’s disease, communication abilities change, though the need […]

Driving and Dementia: The Difficult Balance between Personal Independence and Public Safety

Posted on April 28, 2008 | No Comments

All too often, I hear the words, “I’d rather die!” from a patient with dementia after being told that they are no longer safe to drive and must stop driving. […]

An Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

Posted on February 8, 2008 | 1 Comment

An Alzheimer’s diagnosis will have a profound impact on the individual and on the family system as a whole. The earlier the diagnosis, the earlier that treatment and planning options can begin to manage the symptoms of the disease.

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