Having an aging parent who refuses to move can be challenging and sensitive. It’s important to realize, however, that this is a common occurrence many families of older adults face. In fact, 88% of older adults, ages 50 to 80, want to remain at home as long as possible. Unfortunately, most don’t consider what aging… Continue reading Advice for When Your Elderly Parent Refuses To Move
Check out our latest podcast with Hank Stolz at Radio Worcester! Judith Fowler, Memory Care Director for du Lac Assisted Living, talks about the specialized and loving care provided those diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia. Judy tells us that recognizing that our loved ones want the same daily routine and engagement that… Continue reading Memory Care – A Podcast
When you’re caring for a loved one, you’re devoting nearly all of your time to making sure they’re healthy, happy, and loved. You’re taking your loved one to appointments, doing their cooking and cleaning, and providing companionship day in and day out. This immense responsibility is often done with minimal assistance. Caregiving is a selfless… Continue reading Is Caring for a Loved One Causing Burnout?
If you’re considering memory care for a loved one, you may be overwhelmed with the choices, and nervous about making the right decision. You want to ensure your loved one is happy and well cared for. Memory care is a type of long-term senior living care for people with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of… Continue reading What a Day in the Life of a Memory Care Resident is Like
Memory care communities have trained, qualified, and compassionate professionals who are there to help and support residents living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. According to the Alzheimer’s Impact Movement, Alzheimer’s disease is the most expensive disease in America, costing more than heart disease and cancer. Caring for people with dementia is estimated… Continue reading Tips for Paying for the Cost of Memory Care
You’re not alone if you’re struggling to care for a loved one living with dementia. Did you know that 48% of family caregivers care for an older adult with some form of dementia? According to the World Health Organization, more than 55 million people live with dementia worldwide. Watching a loved one suffer from dementia… Continue reading How Memory Care Enriches the Lives of Its Residents
According to the CDC, 34% of residents in long-term care communities have Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Once you have recognized the signs that it’s time for memory care, choosing a memory care community for a loved one is a significant decision. This is an emotional and overwhelming time, and finding a memory care… Continue reading Questions to Ask to Find the Best Memory Care Community for Your Loved One
Having a loved one diagnosed with dementia can be both scary and overwhelming. First, know you’re not alone. According to the World Health Organization, more than 55 million people are living with dementia. Managing the care of a loved one with dementia and knowing when to ask for help is difficult for many families. Memory… Continue reading When Is It Time for Memory Care?
Caring for a senior with memory loss is difficult. If you’re looking for help for a loved one with memory loss you’re not alone. According to The World Health Organization, more than 55 million people are living with dementia. Memory care is a type of long-term residential care designed for seniors with memory loss, Alzheimer’s… Continue reading What is Memory Care?
When is the right time to talk about Memory Care? At Notre Dame Health Care, our Harmony Memory Care programs provide a holistic approach to care regardless of disease or impairment type. Dedicated staff members use the foundations of habilitative care to help individuals achieve optimal function by focusing on their skill set. By sharing… Continue reading Signs It’s Time for Memory Care