Alzheimer’s and Dementia

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Looking for San Diego Advanced Alzheimer’s Assisted Living?

by Dan Bailey

Researching San Diego advanced Alzheimer’s assisted living facilities is an important step in your loved one’s care. It can be time consuming, frustrating and headache-inducing, but when achieved, it can provide your loved one, and you, with some peace of mind. Over 5 million Americans have Alzheimer’s dementia, and as the baby boomer generation advances […]

Dementia Gardens | How Gardens Help People With Alzheimer’s & Dementia

by Dan Bailey

Dementia gardens can have a big impact on health and the quality of life for an individual with Alzheimer’s and/or Dementia. Most of us have brought flowers to a hospital room at some point. We’ve done it for obvious reasons. Flowers are pretty, they’re colorful and they add a little warmth to an otherwise sterile […]

Ways to Soothe Sundowners Syndrome Symptoms in Alzheimer’s Dementia Patients

by Dan Bailey

Approximately 20% of Alzheimer’s Dementia patients have Sundowners Syndrome Symptoms. Depending on an individual’s dementia stage, living situation, physical surroundings and comorbid health issues, specific ‘sundowning’ times and bout lengths can differ. However, sundowning seems clearly related to changes in outdoor light, from day to dusk, and can last for several hours, sometimes into the […]

10 Facts You Need To Know About Memory Care

by Dan Bailey

Do you think your loved one may need memory care? San Diego memory care facilities vary widely in the scope of services they offer their residents. Here are ten facts you need to look at when you consider a southern California memory care facility.  1. A Collaborative, Advanced Approach to Memory Care First of all, […]

What Are the Best Resources for Elderly Parents with Dementia?

by Dan Bailey

5.5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s dementia in 2017. Quite a few more Americans are caring for them. Finding the best dementia resources is imperative for the physical and mental wellbeing of the dementia patient, and those who love them. When dementia strikes a family, the dynamics of that family change, particularly because dementia […]

How Do You Tell if a Parent Has Alzheimer’s Disease?

by Dan Bailey

Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most heartbreaking conditions that can occur to anyone. Long before the affected individual needs to be placed in an San Diego assisted living Alzheimer’s facility, the impact is often more pronounced on the person’s loved ones than it is on the individual with the disease. This is because the […]

When Is It Time for a San Diego Alzheimer’s Assisted Living Home?

by Dan Bailey

One of the most difficult decisions an adult child ever has to make is having to place their parent with Alzheimer’s in someone else’s care. A San Diego Alzheimer’s assisted living facility can help to make that decision an easier one. The focus on caring for Alzheimer’s patients ensures your parent will get the right type […]

How to Properly Care for Dementia and Alzheimer’s Patients

by Dan Bailey

Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia is challenging. It is typically a fine line between caring from them on our own or locating a San Diego Memory Care Facility.  It can be difficult to keep them calm and safe, and it can be exhausting to have to provide the level […]

Questions to Ask When Interviewing a San Diego Dementia Care Facility

by Dan Bailey

In the Process of interviewing a San Diego Dementia Care Facility? This comprehensive guide will arm you with the right questions to ask your prospective San Diego Dementia Care Facility. Take the time to clearly write down the specific needs of your loved one.  What type of environment do they need to thrive, what specific […]