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Dementia vs Alzheimer's: What is the Difference?

Dementia and Alzheimer's disease tend to be used interchangeably by the general public. Unless you have a medical background or have personal experience with the disease, many people will continue to think the same. There are key differences and similarities between Alzheimer's and dementia. There is a common misconception that severe mental decline is a normal part of aging, but it is not. ...

Early Onset Alzheimer's: Signs, Symptoms & Advice

Alzheimer’s disease is a medical condition that many people believe only occurs when you are much older. The unfortunate reality is this disease knows no bounds and can happen at any age, and there may be individuals categorized under the age of 65 whose brains have been affected by early onset Alzheimer’s disease. A person experiencing early onset Alzheimer’s can develop the disease at any ...

Home Care for Dementia and Alzheimer’s Patients

Home Care for Dementia and Alzheimer’s Patients by Jennifer Adams, LMSW, CDP. According to the dictionary, Alzheimer’s Disease is a “progressive mental deterioration that can occur in middle or old age, due to generalized degeneration of the brain.” Alzheimer’s Disease is very progressive and has been listed as the 6th leading cause of death in the United States. There are ...

The 7 Dementia Stages

The 7 Stages of Dementia by Bobbi Jo Curty, B.A. in Social Work, Director of Social Services.             The diagnosis of dementia can be vast and overwhelming. Receiving the words from your physician that you or your loved one has been diagnosed with this disease can provide a shock and sadness to your lifestyle as well as to your hopes ...

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's Disease by Bobbi Jo Curty, B.A. in Social Work, Director of Social Services. We have all used the phrase, “I must be getting old” when we say or do something that has slipped our mind. It is a common misunderstanding in society to assume that when you get older, you also begin to lose your mind. However, this does not necessarily go hand in hand. There ...

Nursing Homes for Dementia and Alzheimer’s Patients

Nursing Homes for Dementia and Alzheimer’s Patients by Jennifer Adams, LMSW, CDP. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, one in three seniors are diagnosed with some form of dementia, with the majority of those being Alzheimer’s Disease. What do you do when a loved one has been diagnosed with Dementia or Alzheimer’s? It is a diagnosis that causes fear, stress, and concern for the ...

Dementia Care Homes Near Me | Find Dementia Care Facilities

For those with loved ones struggling with dementia, it can be incredibly difficult to find them the care they need in a safe and affordable environment. Luckily, there is an increasing number of dementia care facilities available to treat this debilitating condition. These facilities are specifically designed with dementia patients in mind. Here’s everything you need to know about dementia care ...

Alzheimer's Care Near Me | Alzheimer's Care Facilities & Homes

Finding an Alzheimer’s care facility for your loved one can be very overwhelming. It’s important that you find a place that fits their specific needs as they’re struggling with this debilitating disease. Although it can be very upsetting for both patients and their families to deal with Alzheimer’s disease, care facilities specifically designed for Alzheimer’s can make the process much ...

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