alzheimer’s disease

July 14, 2021

How Multi-Sensory Stimulation Can Aid Older Adults Living with Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias

As we learn more about Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, we also discover new evolving therapies to help individuals living with neurocognitive disorders. Multi-sensory stimulation has different benefits for individuals, depending on their condition, current mood, and personal needs. The benefits are so significant that organizations that care for seniors are increasingly creating multi-sensory […]

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June 25, 2021

Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease: What’s the Difference?

People often wonder if Alzheimer’s disease is the same as dementia. The terms are frequently used interchangeably, and people assume that they have the same meaning. Dementia is a broad term that describes a wide range of disorders involving cognitive impairment due to brain damage. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia and […]

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June 16, 2021

FDA Approves New Alzheimer’s Disease Drug

Earlier this week, the FDA approved aducanumab – a new drug developed to slow progression of Alzheimer’s disease in patients who show early signs of the condition. Aducanumab, which will be sold under the brand name “Aduhelm” is the first therapy for Alzheimer’s disease to have gone through the FDA’s accelerated approval pathway. However, since […]

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April 5, 2021

Choosing the Right Senior Living Option

Learn about the many options for senior living. We’ve provided a summary of different senior living facilities and community types to help you find the proper lifestyle and level of assistance for you or your aging parent.

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Benefits of Music Therapy for the Elderly

Music offers various physical and mental health benefits to older individuals. In a clinical sense, Musical Therapy’s goal for seniors is to maintain or improve physical health, cognitive processing, and social functioning.

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April 1, 2021

Helping a Parent Adjust and Prepare to Move to a Nursing Home or an Assisted Living Facility

Moving a loved one to a Nursing Home or Assisted Living community is a transition like no other. Caregivers experience guilt, anxiety, and fear. Preparing ahead of time helps you to relax, think positively and realize that senior living facilities and today’s healthy aging lifestyles are often life-changing – in excellent and healthy ways.

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February 23, 2021

Meaningful Visits with an Aging Parent at an Assisted Living Facility

When visiting an aging parent at an assisted living facility, plan your visit. Time spent with family is essential for everyone. Engage in shared activities like memory building exercise games and puzzles. Here are some tips for meaningful visits for caregivers, children and their elderly parents.

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