Talking Turkey: Celebrating Thanksgiving with Dementia

Talking Turkey: Celebrating Thanksgiving with Dementia

By Joshua J. Freitas & Team at CERTUS Premier Memory Care Living Breaking bread with loved ones is a special time to make memories together and sitting down for Thanksgiving can be one of the most memorable meals of the year. If you have a loved one who is living with dementia, you may be […]

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14 Signs Your Aging Parent May Need Help

14 Signs Your Aging Parent May Need Help

From spoiled food to trash everywhere to living in the same clothes for weeks, certain signs may suggest an aging parent or senior loved one may need help now. “Dad, I know you say you don’t need help, but I think it’s time we have a conversation,” our Marketing Director, Savanna says to her dad. […]

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Color Theory and Dementia

Color Theory and Dementia

For people living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD), the world around them significantly impacts how they engage, react, and enjoy life. Caregivers often seek supportive tips and tricks for behavior management, but what if I told you that you can modify and even prevent behaviors associated with dementia by using color? Let me […]

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Caregiver Burnout & How to Prevent It

Caregiver Burnout & How to Prevent It

Love, obligation or maybe out of doing what’s right, you may be one of more than 40 million adults taking care of an elderly, chronically ill, or a disabled loved one, according to the Family Caregiver Alliance. In fact, 70 percent of family caretakers take care of one person over 65, while 15.7 million adult […]

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How A Geriatric Care Manager Can Help Family Caregivers

How A Geriatric Care Manager Can Help Family Caregivers

Extended or even immediate families often shared the job of tending to their senior loved ones. Oftentimes, families may live farther apart, and the responsibility for care can fall on one overwhelmed family member who is not close by. The good news is that there are geriatric care managers who can help! What is a […]

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