If your loved one has dementia, wandering can be a big source of worry. The Alzheimer’s Association finds that 6 in 10 people living with dementia wander at least once, with many doing so multiple times. Wandering may sound harmless, but it’s actually very dangerous and sometimes life-threatening. However, there are ways to prevent your … Read more
As we age, our brains undergo numerous changes, making brain health a crucial aspect of senior care. Understanding the unique challenges and needs of the aging brain empowers both seniors and caregivers to take proactive steps in maintaining cognitive health and overall quality of life for older adults.
The holiday season is the most momentous time of the year as families, both near and far, gather to celebrate and rejoice in the festivities. As we roll from Thanksgiving into the holiday season, more and more time is spent with family. However, while this time may be full of joy and merriment, it can … Read more
National Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month is a call to action for Americans to be aware of Alzheimer’s and its effects on the brain and cognitive function, to raise awareness of the disease, and to support and stand with those diagnosed. Here at A Place At Home, we share research, data, and resources to educate … Read more
Taking care of a loved one who has Alzheimer’s this holiday season? While being a caregiver is both challenging and rewarding, the holidays bring some special challenges and require a prepared, proactive approach. Here are 10 tips to help you navigate the holidays while caring for someone with Alzheimer’s: 1. Find Ways Your Loved One … Read more
How do you know when you can no longer provide the care your loved one needs? These indicators may signal that it’s time to move to memory care. Beyond forgetfulness, dementia symptoms can include delusions, agitation, extreme personality changes, confusion, and disorientation that can put you and your loved ones at risk. We know that … Read more
A Place at Home is ready to take the first step to a world without Alzheimer’s when we join the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s at 12 pm on September 24. We hope you will join our walk team or simply come by to cheer us on. The route is only two miles with … Read more