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Brain Experts' 6 Best Memory Tricks

Numerous studies have shown that mind tricks can improve memory and stimulate cognitive abilities in the elderly. When people get out of physical shape, they exercise to strengthen their muscles. If seniors exercise their brain, it can get mentally stronger, as well. 6 Best Memory Tricks to

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Question: What happens if we run out of funding for assisted living care?

  Answer:  Assisted living care is a valuable option among the resources for the elderly. However, it is estimated that only ten percent of seniors in the U.S. receive Medicaid. That means that the majority of those funds are coming from private sources. For this reason, many

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Pet Therapy News Story

Our monthly outings to the Pet Therapy Ranch in Lakewood. http://www.9news.com/story/life/pets/2014/05/03/farm-animals-counsel-cancer-patients/8660031/

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Pet Therapy Ranch – What a great day for our Alzheimer's Residents

What a fabulous day for an outing to the Pet Therapy Ranch in Lakewood with our Alzheimer’s Residents.  We had a wonderful day with Kim and Laurel who are incredible teachers and therapists.  Take a look at our day via the video link, it will make your

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7 Medical Conditions that Mimic Depression and Can Fool Caregivers

Some people are extremely surprised that there are so many medical conditions that mimic depression. Recognizing that your senior loved one is suffering from one of these diseases should be the primary step in treating the illness. How This Affects Senior Citizens Depression is a common illness

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Medication Mistakes That Can Kill – Why Medicine and the Elderly Often Doesn't Mix

  Did you know that there are some medication mistakes that can kill the elderly? Sadly, this happens more that you might think. Whether it is taking too much, too little, mixing or taking the wrong medications, senior citizens are often at risk. It is calculated that

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Alzheimers Disease and One Family's Story

My John and our years in the disease of Alzheimers. Some have thought John was my dad. The daughters have been asked if he is their grampa. Once John said to me, “Get out of my way old lady.” I told him he shouldn’t go there…He does

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Risk of Falling – What You Can Do When a Senior's Mobility is Compromised

  Question: What Do We Do if Our Family Member’s Mobility is Compromised Creating a Risk for Falling? Answer:  It is admirable that you are proactive and understand that your senior loved one has a greater risk of falling. Approximately, 33% of seniors who are 65, fall

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Applewood Our House Lakewood Video – Dementia Care Secure Home

Our Lakewood Applewood Our House, great home for Dementia Care and Secure for the residents safety, take a look…

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What to Expect From a Great Assisted Living Community?

What to Expect From a Great Assisted Living Community?

  When loved ones, whether it’s parents, grandparents, or partners, experience failing health or medical conditions that prevent them from living on their own, it is time to look for an assisted living community. In a recent report, A.L.F.A., the Assisted Living Federation of America stated that

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Applewood Our House has four residential assisted living homes for those with memory care needs.

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