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Alzheimer’s Home Safety Checklist

Family members of parents with Alzheimer's disease can make life more accessible and safe for their loved ones with a checklist. Too many dangers in the home can lead to falling, wandering, medication safety, and house security risks.

Family in Denial About Dementia

Many families start in the denial stage when their parents begin the early stages of dementia. No one wants to accept a negative diagnosis as it represents separation, loss, struggle, loneliness, and changes.

Can a Couple Live Together in Assisted Living?

As couples age, they plan to stay together as long as possible, even sharing a room in a nursing home. Many assisted living facilities and nursing homes do allow couples to share space in the facility.

How Do You Help Elderly With Toileting?

The bathroom is a dangerous place for seniors as wet floors and other obstacles can lead to a fall. Additionally, poor vision and insufficient lighting can cause seniors to fall.

Why Do Elderly Lose Balance?

Seniors are more likely to experience balance issues as their health deteriorates. Some health problems, like diabetes, heart disease, and a stroke, can make them feel dizzy or make it hard to keep their balance.

What Causes Hallucinations in the Elderly?

Hallucinations can happen in older people for any number of medical conditions, all of which are serious and require extra care. Seniors who have hallucinations are not likely to tell anyone about their visions as they do not want to be seen as mentally unstable.

Guardianship vs Conservatorship vs Power of Attorney for Elderly

Guardianship is a legal relationship formed between a competent adult who is willing to be the guardian of a person who is unable to manage his or her own affairs due to incapacity, called the ward.

Effects of Loneliness in Elderly

At times, we have all felt the sting of loneliness, but the elderly can feel the ramifications stronger as they feel isolated. Because loneliness is an emotional state, it manifests differently in various people.

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Our Services

Memory Care

Our experienced staff provides a structured environment where residents with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias can thrive with set routines.

Club Stellar

Residents who are early on in the progression of their dementia or Alzheimer’s disease may be eligible for our Club Stellar program and special rate.

Dining

Our staff prepares nutritious meals three times a day, featuring in-season fruits and vegetables, homemade soups, and diabetic options.

Activities

The Stellar Care activities staff curates tailored activities, field trips, and programs for all residents at various levels in the progression of their dementia.
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