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Choosing Gifts for Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Gifts for Alzheimer’s 1 By John Schmid on November 8, 2014 Blog, Gifts Fun and Therapy in a Package What could be better than getting a present on a special day? Christmas, a birthday, Mother’s day or Father’s day, Valentine’s day: These and many more occasions offer an excuse or a reason to give a…

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Need A Break From Caregiving?

Do you know someone that will need respite during the holidays? It is important for caregivers to take care of themselves too. Many senior living communities offer respite stays from one day to thirty 30 days. Silver Lexington Senior Living Placement Service, can help families find a community that will fit their respite needs. Contact…

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Why use a local placement service when helping your loved one?

Silver Lexington Senior Living Placement Service Why is it a good idea to use a local placement agency to help find a senior living community?      It’s a FREE service to you      I have firsthand knowledge of all senior living communities in      Lexington areas      I will save you a lot of time and frustration…

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The Importance of the Elderly Staying Hydrated

Now that we’re headed into the summer months, it’s important to remember the importance of hydration. Senior citizens are particularly prone to becoming dehydrated. In many cases, they are less active than they once were, which prevents them from noticing their thirst until dehydration has set in. For others, medical conditions, kidney issues, and/or medications…

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Falls and Fractures

    Falls and Fractures Take The Right Steps Make Your Home Safe Home Improvements Prevent Falls For More Information A simple thing can change your life—like tripping on a rug or slipping on a wet floor. If you fall, you could break a bone, like thousands of older men and women do each year.…

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Music and Alzheimer’s: Can it help?

Music and Alzheimer’s: Can it help? How can music help people who have Alzheimer’s disease? Answers from Jonathan Graff-Radford, M.D. Research suggests that listening to or singing music can provide emotional and behavioral benefits for people with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. Musical memories are often preserved in Alzheimer’s disease because key brain…

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