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How Sensory Stimulation Can Help Those with Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

Dementia impacts brain function, and while Alzheimer’s disease is the leading cause of the condition, there are other types, such as Lewy body and vascular dementia. Regardless of the type, dementia affects a person’s cognitive abilities, such as memory, thinking and social skills. Edgehill offers Mind & Memory Care, which keeps the unique needs of […]

A Look at Benchmark’s Approach to Alzheimer’s Care

According to the CDC, about 5.8 million Americans 65 and older have Alzheimer’s disease. This blog describes what Alzheimer’s disease is and provides an overview of Benchmark Senior Living’s Mind & Memory Care program and what Alzheimer’s disease care looks like in our communities. Alzheimer’s vs. Dementia Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are often used interchangeably in […]

How to Catch the Early Signs of Dementia and Alzheimer’s

Dementia is an overarching term used to describe symptoms of conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, Lewy body dementia and other types. These diseases cause changes in the brain that can affect emotions, visual perception, thinking, language and problem-solving. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), occasionally misplacing keys, struggling to […]

How Sleep Loss Affects Memory For Seniors

Many people believe they can get by on just a few hours of rest each night. The truth is that lack of sleep can cause serious health consequences, and a third of adults in the United States fail to get enough sleep. For older adults, sufficient sleep plays a key role in overall well-being by decreasing the risk of […]