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Archive for the ‘Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care’ Category

Chapter I: Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease

Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

What follows is Chapter One of Meet Me Where I Am: An Alzheimer’s Care Guide, by Mary Ann Drummond, noted Alzheimer’s author and founder of Angel Tree Consulting. Each chapter … Read More »

Improving Oral Health For Patients With Alzheimer’s Disease Or Related Disorders

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

In their 2016 report, the Alzheimer’s Association found that a staggering 5.4 million Americans are currently suffering from Alzheimer’s disease or related disorders (ADRD). This number is projected to skyrocket to 16 … Read More »

Caring From A Distance – When is Home Not Enough?

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019

John was the oldest son in a family of four siblings with aging parents who had retired some years ago in Florida. As he and his siblings lived in various … Read More »

The Importance of Dementia Awareness

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

This is a heartwarming story with a lesson and reminder that each of us can be a hero and save a life by knowing the warning signs of seniors driving … Read More »

12 Tips for Visiting a Family Member in Assisted Living

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Visiting a father or mother in assisted living is so important. While you were growing up they devoted themselves to you for many years and now you are devoting time … Read More »

Study Finds Education Plays a Role in Cognitive Decline

Friday, March 4th, 2016

An interesting article in this week’s New York Times cites a recent medical study that finds dementia is less likely in those with at least a high school education. Here … Read More »

New Alzheimer’s Drug “Sola” Shows Promise

Friday, August 14th, 2015

In her latest blog, Carillon’s Alzheimer’s care expert, Mary Ann Drummond, writes of a promising development from drug maker Eli Lilly. A new drug in phase three testing from Eli Lilly … Read More »

Alzheimer’s Caregivers Need Care, Too

Friday, July 24th, 2015

In her latest blog, Carillon’s Alzheimer’s care expert Mary Ann Drummond touches on the significant, and too often unmet, needs of Alzheimer’s caregivers. To be a caregiver is something one … Read More »

Asheboro Garden Place Community is Rededicated

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Asheboro seniors and their families became the first to experience Carillon’s signature Alzheimer’s care community, The Garden Place, when it opened in 1996. The newly renovated community celebrated this week at a ribbon cutting … Read More »

Are You ALZ Aware?

Friday, June 13th, 2014

If you met someone with Alzheimer’s disease, would you know it? Better yet, would you be able to communicate with that person and have a positive interaction with them? An innovative … Read More »

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