Dementia Care Costs for Medicare Beneficiaries

The Alzheimer’s Association says that dementia is a general term for the severe mental decline which interferes with daily life. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia, involving parts of the brain that control memory, though, and language. Dementia can make it difficult to complete daily tasks. Many of those suffering from dementia need […]

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Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers: What you need to know

(BPT) – Peggy Lavender, 63, of Brookhaven, Georgia, knew her life would change when her husband, Jim, 66, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s five years ago, but she never expected it to be this challenging. Following Jim’s diagnosis in 2014, Lavender managed to balance her career as a fifth-grade teacher with caregiving responsibilities, but as her […]

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A Senior Living Neighborhood Can Be Life Transforming

Senior citizen communities’ today range from cozy manufactured houses to the posh luxury of a high-end hotel and resort or leisure liner feel each of which does not seem institutional. Many seniors who have actually made the move to independent living or aided living neighbourhoods declare that they love the life in their new residence. […]

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