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How to Know When It’s Time for Memory Care

Finding the right place for your aging parent or loved one with memory care needs is extremely important. You want to know they will be cared for, comfortable, and able to live with dignity regardless of their condition.  For a better understanding of what memory care at a unique senior living community like Friendship Village …

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How to Support Alzheimer’s Family Caregivers

Caregiving for a person with Alzheimer’s, dementia or other memory loss diseases can be challenging. Rather than a team of people to support their needs, it’s often left to a single friend or family member to provide care. If you have a person in your life who serves as caregiver for someone with Alzheimer’s, it’s …

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How You Can Support a Loved One Showing Signs of Alzheimer’s

Millions of Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, many of whom are age 65 or older. When an older adult begins showing signs of Alzheimer’s, it can be especially difficult for the friends and family around them. You may not know what to do or what they need from you, especially since the disease affects …

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What Your Loved One Should Expect in Memory Care

There are at least 5 million people living with dementia in the United States currently and that number is expected to double by 2060.  That means the need for memory care will also increase. The signs of dementia can be easy to dismiss at first. Repeating things. Mishandling of bills and money. Mild memory loss. …

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