1. Tips for Creating a Happy Holiday for Your Loved One with Dementia

    The holidays can be a difficult time for families with loved ones who have dementia.  There's no doubt about it, the holidays are a stressful time, but when your loved one has dementia, it can make the holidays even more stressful. As stressful as the holidays are, they also give provide us with a break from everyday life so that we can enjoy spending time with our family and friends. No one shou…Read More

  2. Managing Difficult Behaviors That Result From Dementia

    Dementia comes with many challenges, but difficult behaviors can be some of the hardest to overcome. When your once sweet and calm parent starts cussing at you, throwing things or insulting you, it can often leave you feeling lost and hopeless. Behavior and personality changes are a common occurrence in people who suffer from dementia, but luckily, you aren’t powerless and you don’t have to fa…Read More

  3. The Importance of Early Diagnosis for Alzheimer’s Patients

    Currently, Alzheimer’s disease affects 5.3 million Americans. Alzheimer's disease is on the rise, and although research has come a long way for treating the disease, it’s important to know that it is still a very real problem. Understanding the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease is necessary for early diagnosis. Why is early diagnosis important for Alzheimer’s patients? Our memory care profes…Read More

  4. Foods That May Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease Part 2

    New studies suggest that some foods may help prevent Alzheimer’s disease. For many years, people believed that Alzheimer’s disease was caused primarily by genetics, but new studies have shown that some lifestyle choices, including diet, can play a part in developing the disease. That’s why, in our last blog, our memory care specialists in Chapel Hill went over a couple of foods that may help…Read More