Memory Care

Dealing with Alzheimer's, Dementia, and Memory Loss

Memory Care

Dealing with Alzheimer's, Dementia, and Memory Loss

Memory Loss

Have you ever forgotten to pay a bill or remember if you locked your front door?  Mild forgetfulness, and certainly when you have a lot on your mind, is a normal part of aging.  Some adults have a memory loss condition called Mild Cognitive Impairment, or MCI.  Even though it is normal to have some memory loss as early as age 45, adults with MCI show increased memory problems such as:

Some adults with MCI also experience depression, anxiety, aggression, apathy, and irritability.

MCI can improve over time, remain stable, or progress to Alzheimer’s disease.  There is evidence that MCI may develop from a lesser degree of the same types of brain changes seen in Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.

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Dementia

Dementia is not a disease, it is a term used to describe a group of symptoms affecting memory, thinking, and socialization that interfere with daily life.  A medical diagnosis is necessary and it is important to know treatment can help, but the condition cannot be cured.  Some people living with dementia may experience changes in their ability to:

Others might express themselves with behaviors uncharacteristic of who they usually are such as yelling, swearing, inappropriate sexual behavior, hitting, loss of manners, and aggressive behavior.

Alzheimer's

About seven in 10 adults over 65 will require long-term care at some point in their lives, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. And according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, half of all residents of long-term care facilities live with cognitive impairment. They may experience difficulties with :

Individuals living with Alzheimer’s may experience mood swings, personality changes, extreme confusion, anxiety, depression, and often malnutrition. 

AMERICANS ARE LIVING WITH ALZHEIMER'S
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ALZHEIMER'S AND OTHER DEMENTIAS COST THE NATION in 2021
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People age 65 and older with Alzheimer's
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We understand the decision to place your loved one in a memory care community is often overwhelming, however necessary. When it comes to the care necessary for those who can no longer safely care for themselves, Senior Living Communities Near You is here to assist with the resources you need to make the best decision for you and your family.

Juniper Village Paramus

Our Wellspring Memory Care community is a caring, secured, purpose designed neighborhood for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
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