Alzheimer’s disease is a diagnosis that not only your loved one, but the whole family as well. Life is going to change, and mom or dad will require more help and supervision on a day to day basis. The degree of this help will vary depending on what stage your loved one is at in the disease. In most cases, Alzheimer’s symptoms...
Let us paint a familiar picture for you. You’re watching your favorite show on Netflix when suddenly you remember that you left your drink in the kitchen. Naturally, you pause the show and make your way there. However, once you get to the kitchen – you completely forget why you decided to go there in the first place. This has happened to everyone at least once and is usually not a cause... Read more..
While we don’t recommend actually dancing in the street as the song suggests, we do recommend dancing every day! Engaging both the body and mind, dance is a great exercise for seniors especially because it is more gentle in nature than say High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) or running. Dance is also very malleable, practically any dance move can be modified to the dancer’s range of... Read more..
If this is Mom’s first mother’s day in memory care you both might still be adjusting to the new normal. Our experts at JCHC are...
While memory care services are often associated with assisted living and may overlap, the two are not the same. Assisted living primarily focuses on providing essential support for day-to-day living like bathing, dressing, meal preparation and medication, while memory support specifically assists residents with dementia conditions like Alzheimer’s disease. If you’re still looking for some insight... Read more..