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Ideas to Keep Seniors Active at Home

Ideas to Keep Seniors Active at Home

Engagement Ideas to Keep Seniors Active at Home For caregivers, it can be challenging to find new ways to provide meaningful activity for your loved one with dementia, Alzheimer's, or other age-related conditions. To help, we've put together this free eBook, packed...

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Types of Dementia: Pt. 3

Types of Dementia: Pt. 3

{ Written by Rosemary, RN and host of Real Talk with Nurse Rosemary } Types of Dementia Series, Part Three   Today, I’m continuing my series on the different types of dementia. If you haven’t read by other posts on this topic yet, this is in addition to my other...

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The Unexpected Way to Prevent Falls

The Unexpected Way to Prevent Falls

The Unexpected Way to Prevent Falls A person who is confident in themselves has decreased fall risk. (This is CENTERING to have confidence in other’s abilities and in our own abilities.) As family caregivers, we tend to believe a person’s dementia is further...

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Rosemary Explains: Frontotemporal Dementia

Rosemary Explains: Frontotemporal Dementia

Frontotemporal dementia is a common type of dementia. Learn the signs and symptoms of this disease, and why it is often confused with another form of dementia. Additionally, gain insights and tips for caregivers of loved ones with FTD.

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Do You Know These 2 Common Types of Dementia?

Do You Know These 2 Common Types of Dementia?

There are over 400 different types of Dementia. However, as an RN at Oakwood Creative Care, there are approximately 10 types that I see on a regular basis while working with our members. Over the next few blog posts, I’ll cover the basics of those 10 types. Today,...

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What Is Healthy Aging of The Brain? Pt. 4: Fact vs. Myth

What Is Healthy Aging of The Brain? Pt. 4: Fact vs. Myth

In the past 2 blogs of our “What Is Healthy Aging of The Brain?” series (here and here), we’ve talked about Normal Aging versus Dementia. Hopefully, this has given you enough information to dispel false information and the many myths that often surround aging and...

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What Is Healthy Aging of The Brain? Part 2

What Is Healthy Aging of The Brain? Part 2

Welcome to Part 2 of the series “What is Healthy Aging of The Brain” on normal aging vs. dementia. If you haven’t had the opportunity to read Part 1 (or it’s been a while) make sure to click here and read that article first.  Dementia is not a specific disease....

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