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Coping with a diagnosis is often much harder on young people, but their emotional needs often get overlooked.

Talking to Teens and Children About Dementia

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The same emotions that adults feel when first discovering that a loved one or family member has been diagnosed with dementia are often similar to what young children and teenagers will experience during the process. Coping with a diagnosis is often much harder on young people, but their emotional needs often get overlooked. In addition to working through your own…
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Before you can successfully interact with an individual dealing with dementia, you need to have the right mindset. This means understanding the nature of the condition.

How to Respond to Strangers with Dementia

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Dementia is a disease that has a different effect on each individual, requiring individual responses to behaviors or actions. While there is a right and wrong way to interact with those dealing with dementia, it is important to address each individual comfortably and appropriately. This approach is difficult, especially when you encounter strangers with dementia. However, you can still meaningfully…
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Days of Decisions: Moving Your Loved One During the Pandemic

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The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on so many people, from business owners to various employee groups, but an often unseen and overlooked population segment is the caregiver. Taking care of an aging senior or disabled loved one is already stressful outside of the strangleholds of lockdowns and contagion worries; trying to find an already-elusive sense of balance is…
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Technology is an excellent tool, and when seniors are given the opportunity to learn how to use it, it can lead to significant boosts in confidence, social interactions, and safety.

Embracing Technology: Benefits of Technology for Seniors

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Technology is everywhere, and it is becoming increasingly important for everyone — even those hesitant to change — to embrace that reality. Financial institutions, grocery stores, gas stations, hospitals, and vehicles are now more computer literate and dependent than ever before, meaning daily life now demands some interaction with technology. Reluctance to change is normal; there is a natural fear…
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Managing Delusions With Alzheimer's Patients

Managing Delusions With Alzheimer’s Patients

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Dementia care is one of the most challenging caretaking roles for family members to assume. Even when they hire professionals for Alzheimer’s care, it can begin to take a toll. Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, and other forms of memory impairment can cause drastic personality changes even before the memory loss begins to sink in. Family members often agonize over when Alzheimer’s…
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Benefits of Quality Sleep for Older Adults

The Importance of Quality Sleep As We Age

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Quality sleep is essential for maintaining optimal mind and body health at any age. Although many seniors do sleep fewer hours each night than the average non-senior, seniors need just as much sleep, if not more than a young or middle-aged adult. According to the National Sleep Foundation, that means seniors should be averaging between seven to eight hours of…
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Talking to your parents about transitioning into senior living

How A Game of Chess Can Help Improve Cognitive Capacities

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Though the medical community hasn’t found a cure for dementia and related cognitive decline, researchers have discovered that brain games like chess, word puzzles, or bridge are effective condition management options. Games that encourage heightened cognitive function keep the minds of seniors active, providing crucial memory support. Chess and other brain games also positively affect the social and emotional conditions…
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Carriage Place Now Offers Memory Care!

PRESS RELEASE Carriage Place Now Offers Memory Care! The solution to the growing need of Memory Care services is now closer to home in Prineville. Prineville, OR, April 21, 2021— According to SeniorAdvice.com, 69,000 people in Oregon aged 65 and older lived with Alzheimer’s disease in 2020 and projections estimate that by 2025, 84,000 seniors in the state will have Alzheimer’s.  Since opening their doors in 1991, Caring Places Management’s mission has…
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When living alone becomes too difficult for seniors, assisted living may be the best solution.

The Downside of Living Alone and How Assisted Living Can Help

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Seniors often overlook the benefits of assisted living communities to pursue elderly aging in place. This is especially common among people who have lived in their homes for decades and prefer their own company. However, over time, seniors face obstacles that make living alone worrisome. The Risk of Seniors Living Alone Some people live out their entire lives in their…
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Staying active plays an important role in maintaining a healthy lifestyle for seniors

Enjoyable Activities: The Importance of Staying Active For Seniors

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Staying active plays a crucial role in maintaining healthy wellbeing, especially in seniors. Remaining active and exercising leads to various mental health benefits and delays brain disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease. There are many reasons for seniors to maintain an active lifestyle and plenty of options to stay active that don’t involve hitting the recreational center. Why Seniors Need To…
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