When many people hear the word dementia, they tend to think of memory loss. While dementia and memory loss often go hand in hand, this condition can affect individuals in many more ways than that.Read More about Uplands Village Shares Dementia Symptoms Beyond Memory Loss
Picture yourself taking a walk through a park; you feel the sun on your face as it shines through the trees and a light breeze in your hair as you listen to the birds chirping and the squirrels scurrying across the forest floor. You feel connected with nature, alert, and more energized. All your senses are stimulated.Read More about Dementia Care & the Benefits of Being Outside
Music plays a special part in our lives. You’ll never forget going to your first concert, the first dance at your wedding, or seeing your own child’s small body twirl on stage at their first ballet recital. Music has an invaluable, intangible, and almost unexplainable presence in our lives; it elicits a feeling of warmth and familiarity.Read More about The Positive Impact Music Can Have on Those Living with Dementia
Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia are complex conditions that many people don’t fully understand, even when it impacts their own family. In fact, many are not aware that dementia is not a disease itself but rather a collection of symptoms that results from damage to the brain.Read More about Recognizing Early Signs of Dementia
If you care for a family member or loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia, you may have noticed that they become more irritable around late afternoon into the evening. This isn’t just in your head; it’s an occurrence called sundowning.Read More about What is Sundowning, and How Can Memory Care Help?