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7 Conditions that Could Be Mistaken for Dementia

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Dementia is a group of symptoms that can manifest in many different forms, which can make it difficult to diagnose. 7 conditions that could be mistaken for dementia are: The fact that dementia can be so easily misdiagnosed highlights the importance of regular checkups with the doctor for a senior. It also shows the importance […]

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Helping Parents Downsize: Supporting a Move to Memory Care

A young man helping his senior dad move boxes.

There comes a point in everyone’s life when downsizing may be the only option.  When our parents age and they require memory care, it can be an emotional journey. As their children or caregivers, it’s essential to support them through the process to make it as smooth and stress-free as possible.  You can assist your […]

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How to Best Care for Elderly Parents

Discover the best ways to care for and support senior parents and older adults with Fox Trail Memory Care in Park Ridge.

Caring for elderly parents can be challenging and emotionally taxing—but you don’t have to do it alone. Remember, they’ve been there for you throughout your life, and now it’s your turn to support them.  Providing care for elderly parents and older adults starts with understanding their needs, both physical and mental.  It is important to […]

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Questions to Ask When Looking for a Memory Care Facility

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As we age, our memories may start to fade, and we might need extra care and support to maintain a high quality of life. This is where memory care communities can play an important role.  These specialized lifestyle options offer services and amenities specifically designed to cater to the needs of individuals with memory loss, […]

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Running, Vitamin B12, Eggs: Does Anything Help Prevent Alzheimer’s?

A senior woman and a senior man smiling while running in a park.

Dealing with Alzheimer’s or any form of memory impairment can be a challenging experience that significantly alters the way you or a loved one live their life. However, with ongoing research and awareness, we can gain a better understanding of the condition and learn how to manage its symptoms. By researching and learning more every […]

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Transitioning Your Loved One With Alzheimer’s to Memory Care

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Transitioning a loved one with Alzheimer’s to memory care can be a difficult and emotional process for everyone involved. However, memory care communities are designed specifically to provide the specialized care and support that individuals with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia need. Take your time investigating different care options, preparing for the move, and […]

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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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