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Parkinson’s Care Partner: How a Memory Support Community Can Help

A female nurse is taking care of woman in a wheelchair.

Finding the right support and living situation for older adults is a big decision. You want your loved ones to feel safe and comfortable. When a health issue affects their cognitive function or memory, it can be particularly crucial to balance respect for their dignity and advancing care needs. Memory care is a lifestyle program […]

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My Parent Has Been Diagnosed With Alzheimer’s: What Now?

A young male in a red sweatshirt is sitting beside a male senior in a wheelchair while he is showing some old photos and they are both smiling.

An Alzheimer’s diagnosis can change your loved one’s life. As time goes on, they will need a supportive community around them as they require more care. What can you do after your loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s?  Alzheimer’s takes years to progress, with some people living as long as 20 years with this condition. […]

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What Is Mixed Dementia?

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Dementia Types Dementia is a term most people have heard of but may not be familiar with the many types. So when your loved one is experiencing cognitive problems, how can you tell the difference between Alzheimer’s disease and Lewy body dementia?  Knowing the type of dementia is crucial for medical professionals helping someone with […]

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How Does Alzheimer’s Affect the Body?

A senior citizen male with alzheimer's talking to a female nurse

The Health Connection Between Mind & Body The mind and body are intimately connected. Whether it’s an illness, injury, or a bad mood, it can impact our whole-body health. Although memory loss is a distinct consequence of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, it’s not the only health effect. Individuals coping with memory loss may need […]

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