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Tips on Reminiscing and Therapeutic Storytelling with Your Loved One with Alzheimer’s

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The Value of Reminiscing: Therapeutic Storytelling for Those with Alzheimer’s

It might seem contradictory to think about reminiscing as a reputable treatment for memory loss caused by Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. While it’s true that Alzheimer’s can take away a person’s ability to remember newly learned information and even personal details, often times their long-term memories remain intact. Families of individuals with […]

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Tips for Having Important Conversations with Loved Ones

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How to Handle Important Conversations with Loved Ones

As seniors get older, it might be time to start having tough conversations with them about their care and housing. It’s never easy to do and you could feel it’s insensitive to even address these topics, but they’re necessary conversations to have in order to ensure your loved one is living in a dignified and […]

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Tips for Helping a Loved One with Alzheimer’s Cope with Changing Environments

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The Challenges of Changing Environments: Helping a Loved One with Alzheimer’s Cope

For those who suffer from Alzheimer’s, people and places that were once familiar and comfortable can become strange and confusing as the disease progresses. Changes to their environment, such as receiving houseguests, traveling, going to the doctor or moving to a new home can trigger difficult emotions and challenging behaviors. Jennifer Duran, Sales Counselor at […]

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Tips for Using Nonverbal Communication to Connect with Your Loved One

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Learning the Art of Nonverbal Communication: Connecting with Your Loved One When They Can’t Speak

For loved ones living with Alzheimer’s disease, other forms of dementia or neurological conditions, the ability to communicate slowly disappears. In the case of Alzheimer’s, a loved one will repeat themselves, have trouble finding the right words and eventually won’t be able to speak or understand what others say. In the latest stages of such […]

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Tips for Understanding Early-Stage Alzheimer’s

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Memory Loss 101: Understanding Early-Stage Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease, the leading cause of dementia, affects more than five million senior adults in the United States alone. However, few fully understand the symptoms and stages of Alzheimer’s until it hits close to home. Once a loved one has been diagnosed with early-stage Alzheimer’s, it’s time to start learning everything you can about memory […]

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