For those who suffer from dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, life can be frustrating and become increasingly unsafe to live on their own. For well-meaning family members, caregiving for the memory impaired can prove to be overwhelming. When you are considering an assisted living facility to tend to all of your loved one’s needs, just know that not any facility will do. Memory care requires specific training and experience — the kind the staff at Serenity Gardens has!

Tune into our Alzheimer’s care blog to learn everything that you need to know about Alzheimer’s and dementia care. For the memory care that your loved one deserves, contact us to tour our facility. 

  1. The “Normal” Aging Process and Signs You Shouldn’t Ignore

    One of the challenges with identifying and diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease or any other form of dementia is that there is a common misconception that memory loss is a normal sign of aging. Modern medicine and diagnostic testing have advanced so much in the last decade, that when identified early, t…Read More

  2. The Future of Alzheimer’s Treatments

    Remember When? Curing Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia that affects memory, thinking, problem-solving, and language. Alzheimer’s disease is caused by a build-up of proteins that form plaques and tangles of tau in the brain. These plaques and tangles c…Read More

  3. 6 Ways to Prevent Cognitive Decline

    Our brains are like muscles, and if not used, will decline in abilities and function. Despite popular belief, cognitive decline is not a normal symptom of aging. A decline in activity and responsibility does help advance the decline and, in the elderly, the signs become more prevalent. The good news…Read More

  4. How to Keep Your Brain Active After Retirement

    While the verdict is still out on whether or not you can ward off Alzheimer’s Disease by remaining physically and mentally active, there is absolute proof that keeping your brain active does help prevent cognitive decline —whether associated to Alzheimer’s or not! Keeping mentally “fit” he…Read More

  5. 10 Memory Loss Signs That May Indicate Alzheimer’s Disease

    Alzheimer’s is a degenerative disease that causes a slow decline in memory, reasoning, and thinking. Because it has a very slow onset and progression, sometimes it is easy to miss the signs before the symptoms begin to impact daily life and eventually become debilitating. Here are ten early warnin…Read More

  6. Is There a Link Between Memory Loss and Depression?

    Put on your diagnostician hat for a moment and review this patient case file: 83-year-old Bill has recently been suffering from apathy, loss of interest in activities and hobbies, social withdrawal, isolation, trouble concentrating, and impaired thinking that seem to be getting worse since his wife…Read More

  7. Dementia Care: Dos and Don’ts of Dealing with Dementia- Part 2

    Dementia is caused by damage to brain cells and their ability to transfer information to each other and the body. The symptoms can manifest in various ways, depending on which part of the brain is affected. In patients suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, the hippocampus is affected, which is the p…Read More