Category Archives: Memory Care/Alzheimer’s Disease

Tips for Visiting Loved Ones with Dementia

visiting a loved one with dementiaSometimes, it might feel difficult to visit our loved ones with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. You might feel frustrated that it doesn’t seem like you’re being recognized, or think that your loved one won’t ...Read More

Can Your Medications Cause Alzheimer’s?

medications and Alzheimer'sIt is not yet fully understood what causes Alzheimer’s disease in most people. Research shows genetic mutations may cause early-onset Alzheimer’s, but late-onset Alzheimer’s is usually due to complex changes in th...Read More

Yoga and Alzheimer’s Disease

yoga for brain healthYoga has long been considered one of the best exercises for older adults. Yoga allows seniors to improve their flexibility and balance, enhance overall strength and boost their mood. In fact, yoga can even help ward of...Read More

Indianapolis Walk to End Alzheimer’s 2016

Indianapolis Walk to End Alzheimer'sAlzheimer’s disease is one of the top ten leading causes of death in the United States. However, Alzheimer’s is unique in that unlike the other leading causes of death, there is currently no way to prevent or cure it. Every 66 second...Read More

Is It Alzheimer’s or Normal Memory Loss?

memory loss in the elderlyHave you ever found yourself standing in the middle of a room, at a complete loss as to why you walked into it? You know there was a specific something you needed, but you have no idea what. Frustrated, y...Read More

Avoiding Caregiver Denial

dementia caregiversThe word denial is defined as “the refusal to admit the truth or reality.” When it comes to accepting the truth about a loved one’s recent dementia diagnosis, family caregivers can often have a difficult time accepting this new reality. While denial can som...Read More