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Palliative Care vs. Hospice Care

Palliative Care vs. Hospice Care You may have heard of hospice or palliative care, if you care for a loved one or for other personal reasons. You might have even heard these terms used interchangeably. While these services may appear similar on the outside, the two differ significantly. If the time comes when you must make a decision about palliative…

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Debunking the Myths About Memory Care Communities

Debunking the Myths About Memory Care Communities

Debunking the Myths About Memory Care Communities A senior receiving a diagnosis of dementia or Alzheimer’s is difficult for everyone involved. Having a loved one diagnosed with memory care issues can cause a variety of emotions and can create an air of uncertainty on what is the best option for the senior. It is important to become educated on the…

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What is Lewy Body Dementia? - Blog

What is Lewy Body Dementia?

What is Lewy Body Dementia? Often called the “other” dementia, Lewy body dementia (LBD) is the second most common form of dementia. This type of dementia is named after protein deposits that develop called Lewy bodies. Lewy bodies are formed within the brain’s nerve cells and resemble balloons or bubbles. In their article 5 Symptoms of Lewy Body Dementia, the…

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What Kind of Art is Therapy for Seniors?

What Kind of Art is Therapy for Seniors? Art therapy activities have been proven to benefit the mental health of older adults. It can be very beneficial for senior living residents with dementia to participate in artistic activities held by their community. Taking part in group art sessions can improve cognitive functioning, communication abilities, self-esteem, pleasure, enjoyment of life, memory,…

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Plainfield Health Care Center: Quality Care 24-Hours a Day

As we get older everyday daily tasks that were easy during our youth can become increasingly difficult. Taking care of ourselves and tending to our activities of daily living (ADLs) can become a challenge. Assistance with bathing, dressing, grooming, eating, mobility and toileting may be required as we may become less independent with age.

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