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Beginning Stages of Memory Loss

The Signs and Symptoms of Age Related Memory Loss As we age, there are some of the body’s processes that slow down or become impaired through the normal course of aging. Among these conditions is age related memory loss, which can be as simple as forgetting someone’s name until later, or misplacing your keys. However, [...]

By | 2018-04-30T16:03:48+00:00 May 1st, 2018|Alzheimer's Education|

What to Look For in a Memory Care Facility

When a loved one is diagnosed with dementia, Alzheimer’s, or another age related memory loss issue, it can be a long and exhausting process to find the right facility for the respite care, or full time care, that your loved one needs. Having a loved one go through this process can be very difficult, and [...]

By | 2018-04-04T12:46:26+00:00 April 4th, 2018|Alzheimer's Education, Landmark News|

Normal Age-Related Memory Loss vs Dementia

As we age, things that may have once been brushed off as being absent-minded, scatterbrained, or just having a bad memory start to seem a little more sinister. Could it be dementia? It’s tough to know when you should head to a doctor, so we’ve compiled some facts about normal age based memory decline and [...]

By | 2017-11-27T07:35:12+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Alzheimer's Education|

How to Know When it’s Time for a Memory Home

Deciding that your loved one may need to move to a Memory Home will likely be among one of the most difficult decisions you ever make. Many people feel guilt that they are unable to be the caregiver for their parent that their parent was for them. If your loved one is suffering from a [...]

By | 2017-10-15T14:33:05+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Alzheimer's Education|

Therapeutic Fibbing

I ended my last blog with “Please don’t try to correct the person with Alzheimer’s/Dementia. Just be present in their reality, accepting where they are, in their world, at this moment, enjoying wherever the interaction takes you!” I have heard a great term for a method that can help us to do that very thing! [...]

By | 2017-09-11T08:04:59+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Alzheimer's Education|

Communication and Alzheimer’s / Dementia

One of the most difficult things for families and care giver's is the change in communication that comes with the progression of Alzheimer's/Dementia (A/D). Persons with A/D are no longer able to perceive the world as we see it, yet we continue to try to converse and make them understand in the same old ways, [...]

By | 2017-06-27T18:55:01+00:00 June 19th, 2017|Alzheimer's Education|

Avoiding Caregiver Burnout when a Loved One has Dementia/Alzheimers

Family members and loved ones deal with a lot of stress when a person is diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer's. A diagnosis like this can be incredibly scary for everyone around, and it can often lead to depression in caregivers. The golden rule in rendering aid when your loved one has dementia is that you [...]

By | 2017-06-01T17:43:35+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Alzheimer's Education|

Using Music to Reach Those with Memory Loss

Here at Landmark Memory Care, we are enthusiastic about providing the best living standards for those in our community experiencing memory loss. Being able to communicate effectively with community members is one of the most important parts of the care we provide, and one of the ways we do this, is through music. As Alzheimer’s [...]

By | 2017-05-20T10:50:46+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Alzheimer's Education|

We’re Hiring!!!

We're growing! And will soon need to double our staff! We are looking for exceptional people.  We need Care Partners who have a passion for seniors with Alzheimer’s/Dementia. No experience needed. Just a caring heart and an eagerness to learn. We will train you in the various techniques that we use and find effective. Our main [...]

By | 2017-01-03T02:44:17+00:00 January 3rd, 2017|Landmark News|

Leader’s in Dementia Training

Megan Carnarius RN, NHA, LMT, author and an expert in Alzheimer's/Dementia will provide a "Leader's in Dementia" training at Landmark Memory Care. Two 4 hour sessions will be held. Part 1 will be held on Thursday, February 2nd, from 12:30-4:30. Part 2 will be held on Thursday February 16th from 12:30-4:30. Cost of each session [...]

By | 2017-05-20T10:50:46+00:00 January 2nd, 2017|Landmark News|