A secure, gated community specializing in Alzheimer's care in Vista, North San Diego county, California. State of the art Memory Care designed by professionals in Alzheimer's and other Dementias to provide the best of both worlds.
SeniorServ held its fifth annual “Senior Care Hero Awards” at The Grove of Anaheim, where 700 guests celebrated the honorees and helped net an estimated $125,000 for the nonprofit’s senior nutrition and support services.
The Alzheimer’s Association released their 2015 Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) Facts and Figures Report. Did you know that every 67 seconds someone in the United States develops the disease? The number of Americans with AD and other dementias will grow each year as the size and proportion of the U. S. population age 65 and older continues to increase. To view a brief highlight video or learn more, please visit the Alzheimer’s Association website by clicking here.
The Alzheimers’s Association has just release their 2013 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures — To learn more and to view a highlight video accompanying the report, please visit their website: Alzheimer’s Association.
Losing the ability to verbally communicate can be a frustrating and difficult issue for people with dementia, their families and caregivers. The person with dementia experiences a gradual decline in the ability to communicate, finding it increasingly difficult to understand others and to clearly convey needs.
There are many causes of dementia, each affecting the brain differently. Each person with dementia is unique: there is no “one size fits all” approach. Therefore, strategies for communicating are unique to each person.
An estimated 5 million people in the United States have Alzheimer’s disease; this number is expected to double by the year 2050 as the elderly segment of our population grows.
Specifically, as Baby Boomers age, the incidence of Alzheimer’s disease will proliferate. Not only does the disease have a significant emotional impact on individuals and their families, it also causes severe family financial burden and places considerable demands on the greater public health system.