Posts tagged with ‘Dementia’

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Nine Top Risk Factors for Dementia

by Dan Bailey

Dementia is a broad term that refers to overall cognitive decline, including Alzheimer’s disease. There are many risk factors that can increase a person’s likelihood of developing the condition later in life. It is important to note that risk factors are not causes; just because you have one or more risk factors does not necessarily […]

Choosing a Dementia Residential Care Home

by Dan Bailey

Choosing a dementia residential care home is not something a person usually does for themselves. The fact that they are often looking for a place for a loved one to live out the rest of their lives makes it even more challenging. Even when you know your loved one’s condition means they are no longer […]

Memory Care – What’s it all about?

by Dan Bailey

Memory Care refers to addressing the loss of memory and confusion of residents (at Lakeside Manor they are residents – not patients)  by the caregivers who are trained specifically in this type of care.  The loss of memory is frustrating and can contribute to anxiety, mistrust, fear and anger. The trained caregiver is fully aware […]

Alzehimer’s Myth

by Dan Bailey

Myth 1: Memory loss is a natural part of aging. Reality: As people age, it’s normal to have occasional memory problems, such as forgetting the name of a person you’ve recently met. However, Alzheimer’s is more than occasional memory loss. It’s a disease that causes brain cells to malfunction and ultimately die. When this happens, […]