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Vascular Dementia vs Alzheimer’s: The Pathophysiology of Dementia

Although dementia is a disease, the pathophysiology of dementia dictates that there are multiple forms of the same disease. They can even result from entirely different events. The two most common forms of dementia are vascular dementia and Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia by far. Other common forms of dementia are Parkinson’s, Huntington’s, Lewy body dementia, frontotemporal degeneration, and other neurological conditions.

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How To Save Money When Your Loved One Needs Long-Term Care

It’s no secret: long-term care is expensive. Costs will vary greatly between facilities and locations, but the average annual cost for nursing homes is $97,455 per year. If you’re not quite at the point of needing a nursing home and you’re taking care of your senior loved one at home, start preparing now so that you’ll have the necessary funds when the day does come.

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7 Warning Signs Of Dementia

Dementia is an broad term used to describe a set of symptoms, including memory impairment, reasoning, judgment, language and other thinking skills. Dementia usually begins gradually, worsens over time and impairs a person’s abilities in work, carry out social interactions and maintain relationships. Although there are many causes of dementia; blood vessel disease, drug and

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How To Have The Assisted Living Conversation

Once you’ve determined it’s most likely time to transition your parent into an assisted living facility, there comes the dreaded “conversation.” You may be reluctant to talk to your parents about assisted living for fear of how they’ll receive it. However, the conversation is crucial to ensuring your parents’ happiness and health. When you need

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Steps For Moving A Senior To An Assisted Living Home

Moving a parent to a assisted living is often an emotionally overwhelming process. Because of this, it’s common to delay certain tasks that should be top concerns — like moving your parents out of their home. If you work with Above And Beyond to find long-term care in the Phoenix area, the entire process will

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Assisted Living Care vs. Nursing Home Care

After you’ve made the decision that it’s time to place your loved one in a long-term care facility, you’ll have to decide what kind of facility will best fit their needs. When you work with Above And Beyond and take advantage of our free senior placement service in Phoenix and the surrounding areas, we’ll help

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