What Is Continuing Care?

July 15th, 2019

There are a multitude of options available when deciding on a senior community for you or your loved one. Finding a community that specializes in continuing care can be critical in your decision due to potential changes in health or living situations.

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Sensory Stimulation And Alzheimer’s: The Benefits

July 5th, 2019

 |  Memory Care

Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible brain disorder that slowly leads to memory loss and the inability to carry out daily tasks. While we don’t fully understand what causes Alzheimer’s, we do know this: sensory stimulation has various positive effects on those coping with this disease.

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Four At-Home Activities To Combat Memory Loss

May 21st, 2019

The human brain loses 1 percent of its cells every year after surpassing middle aged. This is why everyone will experience some form of memory loss in their lifetime. However, combating the onset of memory loss is possible if you start preparing early.

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When To Transition From Assisted Living To Memory Care

March 15th, 2019

As your parent or loved one begins to progress in age, it may be time for them to go through the senior care spectrum. While assisted living communities offer great services and amenities, they may not be equipped to handle the growing needs of your loved one. Here’s how to tell if your loved one should transition from assisted living into memory care.

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The Difference Between Assisted Living and Memory Care

November 5th, 2018

Before your loved one moves into a senior living community, it’s important to know the appropriate living option to meet his or her needs.

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Does Your Loved One Have Alzheimer’s?

August 17th, 2018

The early warning signs of Alzheimer’s Disease can be a challenge for many families if the signs aren’t so clear. If you are concerned that your loved one may be developing Alzheimer’s, the best first step is to begin by documenting your loved one’s concerning behavior and habits. Here are a few common behaviors to […]

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Spousal Caregiving Advice: Dottie & George

May 24th, 2018

As we age, memory impairments such as Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia begin to deeply affect the cognitive abilities of more people that we know and love.

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Independence Village of Avon Lake to Add Pre-Memory Care Services

May 15th, 2018

 |  Memory Care

 |  News

Independence Village of Avon Lake has over 35 years of experience helping residents and their families.

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Placing a Parent in Memory Care: When is the Right Time?

July 8th, 2017

As the signs of memory loss begin to appear in your parent or loved one, you may be tempted to search for in-home care options. While care at home is possible for seniors experiencing dementia or alzheimers, it sometimes is not comprehensive enough to meet all his or her needs. Here are six signs that it may be time to move your parent into a memory care community.  

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Our Memory Matters Cafe’s Are Making a Difference

May 23rd, 2016

 |  Memory Care

Many thanks to you and others at StoryPoint for providing Memory Matters Cafe. My wife and I enjoyed today’s session in so many ways. We are still talking about it.

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