As we grow older, our bodies and minds change. For some people, these changes can include a condition called dementia, which affects a person’s memory, thinking, and behavior. Receiving the diagnosis of dementia in a loved one can be a difficult and emotional experience. While symptoms such as misplacing objects or forgetting appointments may be […]
How to Talk to Someone With Memory Loss
The changes that come when someone begins forgetting things can lead to frustrations for the caregiver and the one suffering from memory loss. A memory care community is an excellent option for many older adults. But professional memory care isn’t an option for everyone, and it’s not ideal for everyone either. A loved one or […]
How to Move a Parent with Dementia to Assisted Living
Transitioning your parent from living at home to a senior living community can be a challenging process, especially if they struggle with cognitive impairments like dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. What’s important to remember, though, is that you don’t have to do it all on your own. Our team here at Tylers Mill Senior Living is […]
How To Talk to Someone With Short-Term Memory Loss?
Someone with short-term memory loss may forget things they just said or did, which can be a natural part of aging. But it can also signal the early stages of dementia or Alzheimer’s, the most common form of dementia. Senior living communities provide a wide range of memory care needs for people with dementia. Short-term […]
What Is Sundowning in Dementia?
Sleep Problems with Dementia Whether your loved one lives at home, in assisted living, or in another type of senior living community, dealing with dementia requires memory support. One common problem that seniors with memory problems experience is sundowning. Caregivers need the knowledge and training to prevent and cope with sleep problems. Keep reading to […]