Tag Archive | memory care

What to look for in a Memory Care Community

The 5 things to look for in a memory care community before moving a loved one.

It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.

It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.

What we think we know, just ain’t so. It helps to recognize that when caring for a loved one with dementia.

There is no bottled miracle for memory

There is no bottled miracle for memory

There is no scientific reports demonstrating memory improvements … but might there be in the future?

What’s Right For Mom? Assited Living vs Assisted Memory Care Communities

What’s Right For Mom? Assited Living vs Assisted Memory Care Communities

I’m excited, overwhelmed and hopeful that we will be able to move my mom who has dementia from her Assisted Living community to a community dedicated to Memory Care. My mom is in a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC). My parents bought in back in 1998 and had an apartment in Independent Living until two […]

Medication Roulette and Dementia

Medication Roulette and Dementia

My Mom is sliding into the deeper grasp of dementia. It is surprising to many people (and often to me) how one moment she can be so lucid, and the next, totally disjointed. She continues to try and join in the activities of the Independent Living community she was a member of for over a […]