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How Sugar is Linked to Dementia and How to Curb Your Sweet Cravings

Science has yet to discover the definite cause of dementia, but they certainly found out the particular factors that can increase your risk of having the disease. This includes genetics, aging, stress, and smoking.  But many wonder if diet and certain foods can also expose one to dementia? Well, the chilling answer is YES.  According [...]

How to Spot the Differences Between Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Part of Alzheimer’s Awareness month should be about acknowledging the similarities and differences between Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.  Alzheimer’s and dementia both have similar symptoms, but mainly differ in the severity. Knowing the differences is important so that you can find the appropriate memory care near you.    Spotting the Signs of Dementia First, let’s [...]

How Seniors Benefit from Memory Care Services

More and more seniors have come to recognize the benefits of aging within a healthy community provided by senior living retirement homes. As a result of this high demand, various housing options start to sprout up--from independent living facilities to resort retirement communities. Fortunately, senior communities not only cater to independent and non-disabled seniors - [...]

Expert Tips for Understanding Dementia Behaviors in Seniors

According to WHO, over 50 million seniors aged 65 and above suffer from dementia. Out of that estimated number, about 5.8 million are senior Americans whose dementia already progressed into an Alzheimer’s disease. Every year, millions of older adults and their families agonize over the consequences that come with dementia. In addition to memory loss, [...]

Creative Games and Activities for Seniors With Dementia

Dementia has a way of disrupting and slowly destroying one’s life. It can become irreversible and progress into a much more severe disorder like Alzheimer’s disease.  However, an individual can halt its deteriorating effects by sticking to their doctor’s intervention plans, such as engaging in mind-stimulating and interactive activities for seniors. Just like normal older [...]

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How to Visit a Senior in Memory Care

Senior memory care refers to an assisted living facility specifically designed to give care and medical services to older adults with memory problems. It goes beyond the standard services provided to seniors in independent living communities. Moreover, it provides a specialized kind of supportive care that focuses on dealing with and bettering the symptoms of [...]

How Music Can Benefit Seniors in Assisted Living

Music is an integral part of our everyday lives. Studies have shown that music can benefit seniors when it is used to improve their health, enhance their moods, and even improve their memory. Here at Ocean Hills Senior Living in Oceanside, CA, we use music in a variety of ways to take advantage of the [...]

How to Stay Connected With Loved Ones in Senior Living

If your loved one has recently moved into a senior living facility, you likely have questions about how to stay connected. As they go through this transition, you must make an effort to stay connected with them. They need you in their life to help with combating depression and loneliness, improving their overall health and well-being. In [...]

4 Signs Your Loved One Needs Memory Care

The cognitive decline caused by age-related illnesses can creep up slowly. Unlike an accident or diagnosed illness, there isn’t an obvious urgency to seek medical care. It isn’t clear that there’s an immediate crisis to manage because the symptoms of cognitive decline happen slowly over months or years. The slow reveal of symptoms can cause [...]

Memory Care: Needs and Challenges

When dealing with Alzheimer’s and dementia, families need to know what care options are available to them. One of the most common steps families take is finding facilities that will meet the needs of a loved one who is experiencing memory loss. At this point in the disease, your loved one may be getting lost [...]

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