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Estate Planning: The Importance Of A Will

There is a universal truth we must all accept: one day, we will die. When we die, what happens to our physical remains, our life’s work, and everything else we leave behind is left to those who cared for us. In some cases, it is left to strangers to execute the wishes of someone who [...]

By |2019-10-09T11:44:21-06:00October 5th, 2019|Alzheimer's Education|

Resources for Information About Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia, and Other Memory Loss Issues

When you or a loved one is diagnosed with a disease or injury which affects memory and personality, there can be a feeling of overwhelming information. Doctors, nurses, specialists, and of course friends and loved ones all have opinions and facts for you. Other times it can feel as if no one has any answers [...]

By |2019-09-04T10:52:51-06:00September 4th, 2019|Alzheimer's Education|

Living at Home or Living in a Facility: Where Should You Go?

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% [...]

By |2019-08-05T11:46:57-06:00August 5th, 2019|Landmark News|

Elderly Friendly Communities: Aging Together

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 [...]

By |2019-07-16T10:20:47-06:00July 16th, 2019|Landmark News|

Talking About Alzheimer’s With Your Loved Ones

One of the many things to do when you or a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, dementia, or other memory related issue is to tell the rest of the family. From the oldest to the youngest members, the only way to approach memory issues is with clear and open communication. This can be [...]

By |2019-06-05T11:17:38-06:00June 5th, 2019|Alzheimer's Education|

Springtime with Dementia: Activities for Engagement

Spring has shown its colors! As the flowers start to bloom and the trees fill in with green again, it’s nice to feel a sense of hope for the coming seasons. Sometimes it can be hard to find hope, especially for those with a diagnosis of Dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. These memory-stealing diseases can leave [...]

By |2019-06-05T11:19:18-06:00May 8th, 2019|Alzheimer's Education|

Dementia Or Alzheimers: The Differences in Cognitive Impairment

According to Alz.org, a leader in Alzheimer’s information and research, there are more than 50 million people who suffer from some form of dementia in the world. Of those 50 million, 5.8 have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in the United States alone. Those 5.8 million Alzheimer’s patients have over 16 million caregivers - not [...]

By |2019-06-05T11:18:43-06:00April 10th, 2019|Alzheimer's Education|

What is a Memory Care Facility vs Other Kinds of Care Facilities

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 [...]

By |2019-03-06T12:51:43-06:00March 6th, 2019|Landmark News|

Setting Things Straight: Tips for Finances and Alzheimer’s Disease

There are many new and challenging things happening as you take care of someone with Alzheimer’s disease, age related dementia, or standard memory loss with age (which many adults see in later life).  As personality and motor functions are taken over by the progressive nature of these diseases, you will find yourself dealing with new [...]

By |2019-02-07T18:20:07-06:00February 7th, 2019|Alzheimer's Education|

Caregiver Fatigue: How to Avoid It, and How to Treat It

There are many different types of fatigue in life. Each of these comes with its own set of symptoms and root causes. There is one thing that they all have in common: fatigue. If you are one of the 16+ million people who care for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or age related memory loss, you [...]

By |2019-02-07T16:20:16-06:00January 16th, 2019|Alzheimer's Education|