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These are the Most Common Alzheimer’s Behaviors and How to Manage Them

Over 5 million Americans aged 65 and older are living with Alzheimer’s. If someone you love is one of them, you may already know how difficult navigating some of the common behavioral changes can be. If you are a primary caregiver or offer other support for a loved one with Alzheimer’s, you should be aware …

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How to Support Alzheimer’s Family Caregivers

Caregiving for those with Alzheimer’s, dementia or other memory loss diseases is a round-the-clock responsibility that often falls on family members. It can be an overwhelming responsibility to care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s, especially as the disease progresses. Not only is it painful to watch those we love struggle with memory loss, but …

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Is Memory Care at Edgemere Right for Your Loved One?

It’s not uncommon for older adults with early stage Alzheimer’s disease to continue living independently with help from family or close friends, but there may come a point when their needs exceed what you can provide for them. But how do you know when you’ve reached that point? You can start by learning more about …

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Signs It’s Time For Memory Care [INFOGRAPHIC]

Are things changing with someone you know and love? Are you worried they’re just not behaving like themselves? In older adults, memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia. Alzheimer’s is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. It’s important …

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Is Their Memory Loss a Normal Part of Aging?

Our ability to recall our past and recognize our loved ones is what gives us each our sense of place in the world and brings meaning to our lives. Memory and recognition are what connect us to everything we value. This is why even the slightest signs of memory loss can be unsettling. But occasional …

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Tips for Dementia Caregivers During COVID-19

Caregivers of dementia patients have a unique challenge and a heavy responsibility during the COVID-19 pandemic. People with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia may be at a higher risk for coronavirus, not because of their illness, but because of the behaviors and health conditions accompanying dementia. To help caregivers of loved ones with dementia …

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When Is It Time for Memory Care?

Every day, adult children are faced with making choices ­– sometimes decisions – for a parent with dementia.  They ask the question, “When is memory care needed?” In Texas, they seek the advice of premier Dallas memory care specialists to confidently answer, when is it time for memory care? Caring for a parent with dementia …

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New Technologies in Memory Care

What comes to mind when you think about memory care? While many may harbor a less-than-favorable opinion about memory support communities, It’s time to let go of your pre-existing perceptions. Modern memory care communities are integrating a wide array of innovative programs and new technology for Alzheimer’s/dementia treatment, bringing support for seniors with memory impairment …

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