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by: Clarke Pollard Alzheimer’s Support Network “Significant” is a term in statistics that means the results were likely not due to chance. When we hear “significant” in a research study, we need to translate how we normally use the word “significant” to its use in research studies. Let’s say when you come out of the […]

August 24, 2023

Alzheimer’s drug, Leqembi, gets full FDA approval.

For a loved one to live within a memory care community typically means the married couple must be apart. However, there are instances in which loved ones may live within the memory care unit with their loved one. While it may seem like a great alternative there are definitely pros and cons. Pros to Living […]

June 25, 2021

Can A Couple Live in Memory Care Together?

There is often a stigma associated with a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. Many often relate a diagnosis immediately to end stage signs and symptoms. However, Alzheimer’s disease occurs in various stages, each of which moving at their own pace. While it is possible individuals may progress through the stages quicker than others, it’s important to […]

June 22, 2021

The Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease support comes in various shapes and sizes, finding what’s best for you and your loved one may feel overwhelming. We’ve put together a quick guide to help! What’s One of The Biggest Concerns? Many times we hear family caregivers who feel a sense of guilt looming over them as they begin to reach […]

May 11, 2021

Alzheimer’s Disease Support

To keep things simple, no, a memory care community is not a nursing home. The term nursing home came about and has since been confused with various levels of care that exist in the market today. Nursing home refers to skilled nursing which is a short term rehabilitation facility for those recovering from surgery or […]

May 10, 2021

Is a Memory Care Community a Nursing Home?

Exercise has been shown to be an effective treatment therapy tool for those with Alzheimer’s disease. Before we can discuss how, we must understand the mechanisms behind both Alzheimer’s and exercise. What is Alzheimer’s Disease? In order to understand what Alzheimer’s disease is, one must know Alzheimer’s is a form of dementia. It is the […]

October 14, 2020

Exercise is a Treatment Tool for Alzheimer’s Disease