As we age, our risk of developing forms of cognitive decline and memory impairment increase, so it’s perfectly natural to want to do everything we can to avoid developing conditions like Alzheimer’s disease. This degenerative disorder is being studied to determine what factors can lead to its development, and one factor being investigated is stress. […]
How to Improve Working Memory?
Your working memory is vital to living your life as fully as possible. It helps you socialize and complete tasks and is essential to your cognitive function. When we’re younger, we can hold many pieces of information in our working memory at once. As we grow older, our abilities can decline. However, understanding how working […]
When Should a Person With Dementia Stop Living Alone?
Many people in the early stages of dementia can continue living independently. Of course, they’ll need to take some precautions, but with support and care, it’s possible. However, dementia is progressive. It affects cognitive abilities, including memory, reasoning, and communication. As it progresses, people with dementia may begin to experience difficulty with daily activities and […]
Questions to Ask When Looking for a Memory Care Facility
Alzheimer’s and other dementia patients live in a world fraught with fear, confusion, grief, and memory loss. Their loved ones or caregivers also have the difficult task of caring for them while the disease progresses. There can come a time when a diagnosis or worsening of symptoms requires considering a memory care facility. Senior living […]
How Do Memory Care Facilities Work?
Caring for your loved one can be stressful. It can leave you feeling burnt out and overwhelmed as you try to navigate through learning your loved one’s needs while looking after your own. If you have a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia, they may require more care than you can give. Memory […]