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Five Things to Know About Memory Care at Dementia Care Facilities

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Jun 29, 2022 8:15:00 AM

“More than 50 percent of residents in assisted living and nursing homes have some form of dementia or cognitive impairment, and that number is increasing every day,” according to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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Memory Care Requirements: What to Expect from Staff and Caregivers

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Jun 21, 2022 9:30:00 AM

Choosing a memory care home to entrust with the care of your loved one requires a great deal of consideration. Knowing their caregivers will do a superb job can go a long way to easing concerns. Read on to find out how to pick the best facility to care for your loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia.

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Memory Care Services: Activities and Programming That Can Help

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Jun 15, 2022 8:15:00 AM

Memory care is a form of residential long-term care that provides intensive, specialized care for people with memory issues. Specialized caregivers offer guidance, support, and daily supervision to patients who need dementia care services. Working together to design activities that boost cognitive functioning, caregivers can help reduce agitation, confusion, and related health issues for dementia and Alzheimer's patients at any stage of the disease.

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When Should Someone with Dementia Go into a Care Home?

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Jun 6, 2022 9:00:00 AM

A long-term memory care facility can be the best option to provide a safe and structured environment that reduces stress for patients struggling with dementia. It also offers various memory-enhancing activities to help slow the progress of symptoms

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The Importance of a Safe Physical Environment in Memory Care Living

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | May 25, 2022 9:45:00 AM

The symptoms of Alzheimer's and dementia can lead to many safety challenges, particularly as frequency and acuity increase over time. Confusion, memory loss and poor cognitive function can go from minor nuisances in an individual’s life to presenting major risks, as activities once taken for granted, such as managing medication or turning off a stove, become increasingly challenging.

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Memory Care Facilities That Accept Medicaid and Medicare: 4 FAQs Answered

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | May 16, 2022 9:50:00 AM

If your loved one suffers from Alzheimer's disease or another type of dementia, memory care will likely be an important option as the condition progresses. The cost of such care can be substantial for many families, but there are ways to get financial aid from Medicare and Medicaid.

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Weighing the Benefits: How Much Does Memory Care Cost?

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | May 5, 2022 8:00:00 AM

Here are some commonly asked questions about the cost of dementia care and how you can get assistance through Medicaid and Medicare.

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5 Ways a Memory Care Facility Can Support Family Members

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Apr 20, 2022 8:45:00 AM

It's never an easy decision to transfer a loved one struggling with dementia or Alzheimer's disease to a senior living memory care facility. However, doing so often become necessary when the patient's health condition worsens and requires specialized attention that memory care home solutions can't provide.

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What to Expect from Memory Care Services: Ask These 7 Questions

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Apr 12, 2022 8:30:00 AM

From facility amenities to staffing and activities, selecting the right memory care services for your loved one can be quite daunting. How can you navigate the nuances to make the right choice?

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How to Provide the Best Memory Care for Your Loved One

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Feb 28, 2022 2:00:00 PM

According to the Alzheimer's Association, at least 15 million family members care for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease or another kind of dementia. These unpaid individuals provide most memory care in the United States, at times jeopardizing their careers, finances, and mental and physical well-being in the process. 

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