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Brain Training Programs for Your Dementia Residents

By Heather Brown
January 20, 2017

Individuals that suffer from Dementia are often placed in the care of an adult residential care homes to receive assistance with their daily needs. The aggressive disease directly impacts individuals’ cognitive state and over time can be detrimental to their memory. Finding a cure for Dementia has been an ongoing battle for researchers for years. ...

Adult Residential Care & Diabetes

By Heather Brown
January 13, 2017

Adult residential care homes are a popular choice for aging seniors or individuals with disabilities. They get the opportunity to live in a supportive environment that assists them with their needs daily and still maintain a sense of freedom. As an adult residential care home owner or administrator, you see and meet a variety of ...

Dementia & Alzheimer’s Residents: Making Mealtime Enjoyable

By Heather Brown
October 28, 2016

Any caregiver or family member that works with dementia or Alzheimer’s residents knows one thing about mealtimes – they are unpredictable. Alzheimer’s and dementia residents are often known to refuse to eat, ignore their food, become distracted, forget how to eat or struggle with chewing. This makes meal time not enjoyable for all parties including ...

Setting Long Term Care Planning in Motion

By Heather Brown
September 11, 2015

If you have been putting off setting long term care plans for yourself or your loved ones, now is the time.  Studies show that most people wait until there is a crisis to begin this type of planning, and as we all know, at that point, it is nearly too late. Long term care plans ...

Steps to Holding a Family Meeting about Your Long Term Care

By Heather Brown
September 09, 2015

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), about 70% of people turning age 65 will need long term care services at some point in their lives. With this staggering statistic, it is imperative that you begin to have conversations NOW about your health care wishes. Who should meet? In planning for ...

Long Term Care: What is Changing?

By Heather Brown
September 04, 2015

Changes are coming concerning long term care in this country. The large population of Baby-Boomers born between 1946 and 1963 are beginning to anticipate later-life care. Many have witnessed their own parent’s face financial devastation as they needed long-term care, but failed to plan accordingly.  Witnessing their parents’ forfeit their assets, becoming dependent on Medicaid, has shined a ...

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