Common Types of Dementia

There are a variety of different kinds of dementia, but there are some that are more common than others. The most common and most well-known form of dementia would be Alzheimer’s. There are a few others that aren’t quite as well-known but are also common, though. These are vascular dementia, Lewy body dementia, and frontotemporal [...]

By |2017-01-07T17:33:48-05:00September 21st, 2016|Memory Care|0 Comments

What Is Anosognosia?

It’s quite possible that you’ve never heard of the term anosognosia, but it’s something that often happens with people who have been diagnosed with serious illnesses, such as dementia. Anosognosia is the inability to recognize a defect or disorder that is clinically evident. This is common in older adults who have recently had a stroke [...]

By |2017-01-07T17:33:48-05:00September 3rd, 2016|Memory Care|0 Comments

Tips for Coping with Dementia

Finding out that you have dementia can be pretty scary. Although there is no cure, there are some ways to slow down the cognitive decline and to cope with the dementia. One way to take care of yourself is to take care of your physical health. Make sure to get exercise in some way, get [...]

By |2017-01-07T17:33:49-05:00August 22nd, 2016|Memory Care|0 Comments

Some Info on Dementia with Lewy Bodies

There are several different forms of dementia, and one of them is dementia with Lewy bodies. This particular form of dementia is not rare but is under-diagnosed because of the similarities between this and other forms of dementia. It might take a couple years for enough symptoms to develop to diagnose. Continue seeking out medical [...]

By |2017-01-07T17:34:15-05:00July 1st, 2016|Memory Care|0 Comments

Understanding Memory Care

If you have a loved one that has been diagnosed with a form of dementia, you’ve probably already heard the term “memory care.” In order to help you know what to expect from memory care for your loved one, here is a deeper explanation of what the term means and what kind of services memory [...]

By |2017-01-07T17:34:39-05:00May 9th, 2016|Memory Care|0 Comments

Some Info on Parkinson’s Disease

Some Info on Parkinson’s Disease Dementia If your loved one has been recently diagnosed with either Parkinson’s disease or Parkinson’s disease dementia, you might have some questions about what these terms means as well as what kinds of symptoms to expect. Here is a somewhat condensed explanation of both Parkinson’s disease and the dementia that [...]

By |2017-01-07T17:34:39-05:00May 9th, 2016|Memory Care|0 Comments

Music & Art Therapy

For those with dementia, there are certain activities that can be beneficial, as they can be stimulating to the mind. Art therapy is one way in which those with dementia can have some brain stimulation. Painting or drawing can help someone with dementia for several different reasons. Art can be beneficial for a few different [...]

By |2017-01-07T17:34:40-05:00May 9th, 2016|Memory Care|0 Comments