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Hearing Loss and Memory Challenges

What did you say? Sometimes you may be in a noisy environment or perhaps are distracted and not really listening to what is being said to you. Do you ask for a clarification or do you bluff it? Others may comment that … Continue reading

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Supporting Care Partners

Whether you are a family member, friend, or providing professional care for someone,  self care is an important aspect. It is not uncommon for caregivers of any age to feel like they are struggling with remembering. So much needs to be … Continue reading

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When Dementia Comes Home: Walking the Journey

While memory complaints of all ages seem to be on the rise, families of older adults often start to think perhaps something is beyond the changes of normal aging. Questions arise and with a basic understanding of what concerns should … Continue reading

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Memory Changes – Normal Aging and Beyond

What comes to mind when you have a memory glitch? Is it normal aging, stress or something more? Perhaps you notice some increased word finding difficulties, or more challenges with new learning or an inability to multitask like you used to. A … Continue reading

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Walking the Journey: When a Loved One has Dementia

“Memory Matters for ALL Ages (Program Link) How does someone enhance the quality of life of an older adult diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias while supporting their friends families and caregivers? It starts with meeting them where they … Continue reading

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Dementia: Practical Memory Strategies

“Memory Matters” for ALL Ages  PROGRAM LINK Creating memory strategies for those with advancing dementia is one of the keys to increasing safety, decreasing confusion, increasing activity participation and connections with others. One of the frequently mentioned complaints of those … Continue reading

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Dementia: Areas of Concern

“Memory Matters” for ALL Ages  LINK TO PROGRAM When a loved one has Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia, activities that involve more complex thinking skills are likely to become more of a concern. In addition to concerns about … Continue reading

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Memory Matters Mailbox

“Memory Matters”  for ALL Ages  LINK TO PROGRAM Welcome to our Memory Matters Mailbox program this week which addresses some of the most frequently asked questions received after the first four months of a weekly “Memory Matters” for ALL Ages … Continue reading

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Handling Difficult Conversations

“Memory Matters”   for ALL Ages  LINK TO PROGRAM Even under the best of circumstances, bringing up a sensitive topic with a loved one can be overwhelming. What needs to be said, how to say it and how you best approach … Continue reading

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Handling Medications and Finances

“Memory Matters” for ALL Ages  LINK TO PROGRAM When a loved one has Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia, activities that involve more complex thinking skills will become more of a concern. Problems with handling finances and medications  are often areas that … Continue reading

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