Dementia

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The Link Between Alzheimer’s And Cardiovascular Disease

A healthy heart is the key to a healthy brain, as good blood flow to the gray matter is essential for function and wellness of the brain cells. In recent years, there has been mounting evidence of the strong association between dementia and cardiovascular disease, particularly in terms of the heart condition’s tendency to starve the brain of blood.

07/24/2015

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The Many Care Options At Aegis Living

Aegis Living communities offer a variety of lifestyle options and levels of care, and care plans evolve with the changing needs of each resident. Along with the many amenities and features to keep seniors happy, healthy and content, Aegis Living has these customizable care options.

07/17/2015

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5 Signs of Dementia

Keeping our seniors safe Aegis Living has innovative safety measures…

06/26/2015

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How To Deal With A Parent Who’s Experiencing Dementia

It can be difficult to change your role from child to caregiver. For many individuals, living with a parent who is struggling with dementia can be overwhelming and isolating at first; however, there are several tools available to support you along the way.

05/11/2015

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App That Helps Patients Sing Their Favorite Songs Slows Dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease, Improves Memory

The positive affect of music on the mind and memory has been documented time and again. Researchers have found that singing show tunes can ward off dementia and Alzheimer’s. Now, there’s an app that turns music into medicine, called SingFit.

04/13/2015

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Cher Commits To Helping 96-Year-Old Virginia Woman To Return Home

Cher says she will help pay for needed upgrades to Hill’s family home in Alexandria…

03/19/2015

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‘Still Alice’ Draws Awareness To Alzheimer’s

“The story brings the viewer along the difficult journey that Alice must endure as she falls further into dementia – as she loses touch with her wit and intelligence and slips away into a state of confusion.”

02/12/2015

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The Stages of Caregiving: The Changes You Will Face With Dementia

While everyone responds to cognitive decline and dementia in different ways, almost all seniors with mental decline will go through various stages.

01/07/2015

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Where To Get Caregiver Training & Resources

Learning to take care of seniors can be challenging, but there are several great resources that can support you…

01/07/2015

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Study: Active Ingredient In Marijuana Effective In Treatment Of Alzheimer’s

Relief for the millions of seniors who suffer from Azheimer’s Disease may come in form of a joint.

12/04/2014

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