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Things to Talk About with Dementia Patients

Talking can be a bit challenging when your conversational partner has Alzheimer’s disease or some other form of dementia. The prospect of interacting with someone who repeats themselves or doesn’t predictably follow standard social conventions can be daunting at first. However, these seniors often have fantastic stories that they’re delighted to share with you if you can just get them chatting. Having a handy list of things to talk about with dementia patients ensures that you’re never left waiting in awkward silence.

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Exploring Music Therapy for Dementia Patients

Songwriters have repeatedly compared melodies to memories. More than once, they’ve pointed out that both can take you back in time to moments gone but never forgotten because of the important chord that they touched. Funnily enough, researchers believe the comparison is more than poetic license. Music truly does connect with memory in a way that lingers and, with the use of music therapy for dementia patients, may offer a chance to heal.
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How Do You Know When It’s Time for Memory Care?

Someone develops dementia every three seconds, according to Alzheimer’s Disease International. The silver lining is that the demand for quality care is fueling the growth of memory care housing. In fact, AARP reports that it’s the sector of senior housing that’s historically seen the fastest growth. Memory care provides a safe place for dementia residents to get the specialized care that they require. How do you know when it’s time for memory care?
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The Benefits of Assisted Living with Memory Care

Assisted living brings up a lot to consider for any senior. If you’re contemplating a transition into assisted living, you may be curious about the kinds of support that will be available to you. For seniors that are looking for help with memory issues, it’s a good idea to explore assisted living with memory care.

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New Options In Senior Living In Kansas City

The Piper Assisted Living And Memory Support In Kansas City Has Added Memory Care Lite As An Option For Dementia Care. A community in Kansas City has created a new level of care, called Memory Care Lite, to provide the optimum environment and support so residents with early stages of dementia can live their most …

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What Is The Difference Between Memory Care And Assisted Living In Kansas City?

As kids start to realize that their family member is beginning to show signs of memory loss and may be in need of assisted living or memory care, the immediate question becomes, “How long can my mom/dad stay in their home alone?” What begins as innocuous short-term memory loss and repetitious questions may quickly progress …

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