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Stages of Alzheimer's Disease – What Every Family Member Should Know

The stages of Alzheimer’s disease are well documented. Yet, the origin and causes are shrouded in mystery.   Scientists don’t fully comprehend the exact causes of Alzheimer’s disease. However, it is clear that something in the brain causes the disease. This is not something that happens overnight,

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Love and Heart with Dementia

Showing love and heart with dementia patients is a long and hard road for many families. It might be a spouse, parent, or grandparent that needs you now more than ever. You are probably wondering if you can you take care of him or her. Will it

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Secured Homes – Ways to Keep Seniors Safe in Their Residence

  When providing secured homes for seniors who require assisted living arrangements, it is necessary to give them the best security systems. You need to keep them from wandering off, and you want to make sure that criminals are kept out.     Best Ways to Ensure

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Outings with Dementia Residents – How Small Trips Can Lead to Big Smiles

Applewood Our House is proud of the fact that we provide outings with dementia residents. Our centers in Lakewood and Golden, Colorado provide a secure atmosphere for residents with Alzheimer’s and dementia, and we implement numerous outdoor activities and events.   There are no definite easy answers

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Activities for Assisted Living Residents – Ways to Keep Seniors Active and Alert

Activities for Assisted Living Residents – Ways to Keep Seniors Active and Alert       Activities for assisted living residents are an integral part of every facility. Organized activities help the days go by quicker, and can help the elderly stay mentally and physically active.  

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Aggressive Behaviors – How to Deal with Mood Changes in Alzheimer's and Dementia Patients

Aggressive Behaviors – How to Deal with Mood Changes in Alzheimer’s and Dementia Patients       Treating aggressive behaviors in Alzheimer’s and dementia patients is difficult. With all the research done in the past few decades, the cause of these illnesses is still not fully known.

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The Deeper Well of Memory

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Holidays with Alzheimer's – 3 Fabulous Ways to Enjoy Festive Occasions with Dementia Sufferers

Celebrating holidays with Alzheimer’s and dementia sufferers is challenging. Probably no other holidays trigger the emotions of the elderly like Thanksgiving and Christmas. Maybe it is because these momentous holidays often dig up memories of their youth, or it reminds them of being together with an entire

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Sundowning – How Elderly Patients Are Affected by the Lack of Sunlight

Sundowning symptoms can appear in up to 25% of all Alzheimer’s patients. Doctors now know that some seniors with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia show higher signs of aggression and anger after the sun goes down.   A lack of sunlight is known to affect

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Hospice Care – Providing Peace and Comfort in a Senior's Final Days

Hospice Care – Providing Peace and Comfort in a Senior’s Final Days Hospice care and information for the final days   Some Americans are under the impression that hospice care is expensive. Medicare covers most expenses for most seniors. In fact, it can cover up to 100%

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

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6435 Garrison Street
Arvada, CO 80004
303.424.6435

Golden:
1365 Yank Street
Golden, CO 80401
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1900 Upham Street
Lakewood, CO 80124
303.205.1900

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1182 S Van Gordon Court
Lakewood, CO 80228
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