• Advantages of Senior Living for Senior Older Adults

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    As your loved one ages, it’s essential to consider how you will help ensure the happiest and most secure future for them. One of the significant considerations to make is where your loved one will live. If you have a busy life and you’re not home frequently enough to provide the type of care your […]

  • Five Stimulating Activities for Your Loved One with Dementia

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    More than 50 million people around the world live with dementia. These people require extra love and attention. To better connect with the people you love and encourage healthy brain activity, it’s vital to engage in fun, brain-stimulating activities with them regularly. Here are five ideas for stimulating dementia activities you can try today. 1. […]

  • Benefits of the MIND Diet

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    As an older adult, your dietary needs have changed over time. Your body may require more nutrients to maintain bone density, muscle mass, and energy levels. One of the best diets for older adults is the MIND diet (also known as the Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay diet). At Elder Care Alliance, we understand how […]

  • Inside Memory Care at Elder Care Alliance Communities

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    Memory care – it sounds simple enough, but what exactly is it? Well, it is a senior living community built to care for older adults who have Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. When at-home care is no longer sufficient or potentially un-safe for your loved one a memory care community is an option. Memory […]

  • Checklist for Choosing the Right Senior Living

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    Is it time to find the ideal senior living solution for a loved one? There are things you can do to narrow your options and make sure your loved one ends up in a community that’s a good fit. When looking for the right senior living community, consider the following considerations. Then, write them down […]

  • Masking the Problem: A Non-Pharmacological Approach to Senior Care

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    A baby cries, and we soothe it. But, when our older adult parent suffering from dementia has an outburst, how do we handle that? Sometimes these non-memory-related symptoms such as aggressiveness, agitation, or even delusions, the first treatment plan is to go to antipsychotic medications. But, more often than not, these drugs mask real issues […]

  • Why Nonpharmacologic Approaches to Alzheimer’s Are Successful

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    The words “dementia” or “Alzheimer’s” can often elicit fear for us. We instantly think about what a loved one will lose if we hear that diagnosis. Dementia doesn’t have to mean you are losing out on your life. Cognitive skills may diminish, but every person can grow. That is the fundamental philosophy behind I’m Still […]

  • Team Member Spotlight: Josephine Davis

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    Every month we invite one of our team members to sit down with us and tell us more about their journey to Elder Care Alliance, their role now, and their insights into older adult care. We are excited to share the expertise and knowledge of our many team members who come to work every day […]

  • Team Member Spotlight: Erin Partridge

    Every month we invite one of our team members to sit down with us and tell us more about their journey to Elder Care Alliance, their role now and their insights into older adult care. We are excited to share the expertise and knowledge of our many team members who come to work every day […]

  • Issues Older Adults Commonly Face When Driving

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    You gain wisdom with age, as well as potential health and mobility problems that can affect your ability to drive safely. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that in 2018, over 45 million adults age 65 or older had valid driver’s licenses, representing a 60% increase since 2000 for this demographic. If you […]

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