Staying at home to the end of your life is a goal many people strive for, and for many people it may indeed happen. Studies show that about 80% of Americans would prefer to die at home. In reality they tend to die in acute care hospitals (60%) and nursing homes (20%). Only around 20% [...]
The World Health Organization has been creating awareness for a growing sector in the world: the aging population. Every month, one million people turn 60, most of them in developing countries. In the US alone, seven people turn 65 every minute, for a staggering 10,000 a day, according to 2017 statistics. What this means is [...]
There are many things to consider when you are diagnosed with memory loss, whether through disease, age, or injury. One of those concerns is probably: Who will take care of you as your condition changes? If you are a caregiver, you may ask “How will I care for my loved one through this time?” While [...]
To the more than 5 million people with Alzheimer’s or age related dementia, getting their diagnosis was just the first step in the journey. After the diagnosis, planning for the road ahead is crucial because it is important to know how you can best care for your loved one, while also keeping them safe. There [...]
In our last blog, we talked about Alois Alzheimer, who gave his name to the disease ravaging the brains of over 5 million Americans. He studied the brains of patients in mental asylums to discover the amyloid plaques and tau fiber tangles that are the physical markers of Alzheimer’s disease in a patient’s brain. Despite [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Join us at Landmark Memory Care on Wednesday, January 25th, from 10 am-12 noon for a presentation by the Alzheimer's Association on "Alzheimer's and Behaviors". This is a FREE presentation and is open to the public. Call 720-537-9355 to reserve a seat!
Landmark Memory Care Landmark is warm and inviting and ready to create moments of JOY for you and your family. Call 720.537.9355 for more information and a tour. We'd love to hear from you. We are a secured memory care community that focuses on a family atmosphere.