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Managing Dynamics of Relationships: Changing Roles Throughout the Stages of Memory Loss

Posted by: Joanne Rodda-Hubbard Posted Date: 05/25/2017
When you’re caring for a loved one with memory loss, your role as their caregiver won’t stay the same. Just as their disease progresses, so will the part you play throughout their changing cognitive stages. From being a partner in their care t...
Category Posted In: MEMORY CARE GUIDE

Practical Solutions for Challenging Behaviors: Aggression

Posted by: Susie Sarkisian Posted Date: 05/19/2017
For a person with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia, the irritation, discomfort and frustration they experience don’t always have a clear avenue for expression. In fact, this very lack of emotional expression is often a cause for...
Category Posted In: MEMORY CARE GUIDE

Practical Solutions for Challenging Behaviors: Money Management

Posted by: Joanne Rodda-Hubbard Posted Date: 04/25/2017
Practical Solutions for Challenging Behaviors: Money Management   Among the many effects that Alzheimer’s disease can have on a loved one’s daily life is the inability to manage money. In fact, issues with money may be one of the earlie...
Category Posted In: MEMORY CARE GUIDE

Practical Solutions for Challenging Behaviors: Delusions & Paranoia with Memory Loss

Posted by: Joanne Rodda-Hubbard Posted Date: 04/13/2017
Practical Solutions for Challenging Behaviors: Delusions & Paranoia with Memory Loss   In the middle and later stages of memory loss, a person’s cognitive functions have declined so much that psychological symptoms may begin to emerge as...
Category Posted In: MEMORY CARE GUIDE

Living Like Its Spring

Posted by: The Kensington Team Posted Date: 04/11/2017
“Despite the forecast, live like it’s spring.”- Lily Pulitzer   ‘Living like it’s spring’ can mean many different things to all of us. To a child, it has to do with playing in dirt, picking dandelions, and wearin...
Category Posted In: TIPS FROM OUR TEAM

Much More Than Just a Good Book

Posted by: The Kensington Team Posted Date: 04/10/2017
  Older adults who read often enjoy much more than just a good novel. Several studies including recent research published in the Journal of Science has shown that that there are many benefits to seniors including: overcoming stress, enhancing brain ...
Category Posted In: MEMORY CARE GUIDE
 

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