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Memory Care: The Senior Living Option for Dementia

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When a loved one is diagnosed with dementia, the family often has more questions than answers. Usually, how best to support your loved one’s needs now and in the future is at the top of that list of questions. In the early stages of dementia, they can likely remain at home with support from friends […]

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5 Dementia Coping Tips for Your Family

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When a loved one has dementia, it can affect the entire family. Not just emotionally, either. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, nearly half of all caregivers who provide help to older adults do so for someone living with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia. This means this diagnosis isn’t just a devastating change for your loved […]

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Early Signs of Dementia Every Family Should Know

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With the Alzheimer’s Association reporting that more than 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s and that the number is projected to rise to nearly 13 million by 2050, we’re all rightly concerned about the prospect of a loved one becoming one of those statistics. What’s more, Alzheimer’s disease is just one type of dementia, […]

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Treatment Options for Dementia

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According to the Alzheimer’s Association, about 1 in 9 people age 65 and older (10.7%) have Alzheimer’s disease. Although Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia, there are many others as well. While there is no cure for most types, there are treatment options for dementia that can improve symptoms, slow progress, and […]

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The Details on the Different Types of Dementia

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A dementia diagnosis is likely one of the last things you want for your loved one. Upon hearing that term, most people assume their loved one has Alzheimer’s disease. However, Alzheimer’s is actually only one type of dementia. There are a number of other types of dementia, and knowing which symptoms are consistent with each […]

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What to Know About the Stages of Dementia

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You’ve likely heard that 1 in 3 older adults has dementia, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. While those numbers are terrifying, the possibility of your loved one getting this diagnosis really brings it close to home. And the scariest part is often the unknown. What can you expect? How can you help? It’s never easy, […]

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Hillsborough Township Parks – And Why Connecting with Nature Benefits Seniors

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The beauty that can be found in nature is abundant, and perhaps surprisingly, the benefits of spending time outdoors are as well. In fact, Healthline reports that spending at least two hours in nature per week can significantly boost health and well-being, which is easy to do in Hillsborough Township in Somerset County, New Jersey. […]

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Hillsborough Township’s Annual Festivals That Senior Won’t Want to Miss

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There are so many benefits to staying active in retirement, including improved mood, reduced stress, better sleep, stronger bones, and even a lower risk of multiple diseases, according to the CDC. But those benefits aren’t just exclusively gained through hitting the gym. In fact, the National Institute on Aging reports that leisure activities may improve […]

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Finding Connection and Purpose During Retirement in Hillsborough Township

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When it comes to aging well, most guidance is about exercise, nutrition, and getting better sleep. But you may not realize that social connection and purpose are just as important to your overall well-being. The National Institute on Aging reports that socially connected retirees have a lower risk for Alzheimer’s disease, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, cardiovascular […]

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