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A Closer Look at the Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease

The numbers say it all. 1 in 3 seniors die from Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia, more than 5 million Americans are living with it and this year, the disease will cost America more than $305 billion. But the question that most of us often choose to overlook is: how does Alzheimer’s disease progress?   […]

Independent Living for Seniors: Understanding Your Options

There was a time when younger people dominated the world. But in a few years, history will be made when the older population will be more than the younger generation.   With the baby boomers reaching late adulthood, the world is definitely aging and with it are the many concerns for seniors, one of which […]

Questions You Should Ask An Alzheimer’s Facility

Alzheimer’s disease is affecting more Americans every day. In fact, the cost of treating the disease is expected to balloon to $1 trillion by 2050. But for the families of individuals suffering from this progressive disorder, one thing will always be the most important: the right facility for Alzheimer’s patients.   There are many facilities for […]

The Difference That Memory Care Can Make in a Patient’s Life

As the American population grows older, more people are becoming aware of the devastating effects of Alzheimer’s disease. The progressive brain disorder that affects memory and thinking skills is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States with over 5.5 million individuals, most of which are seniors, suffering from the disease.   Memory […]

3 Steps to Creating a Better Future for Senior Housing

As the world ages, the people that live in it also grow older. In fact, it is expected that the elderly will be twice as many as the younger generation by 2035, thanks to the baby boomers entering late adulthood. This also means that senior housing units are taking center stage because of the demand […]

How Assisted Living Facilities Design for Memory Care

According to the US Census Bureau, 78 million Americans will be aged 65 and older by 2035 compared to only 76.7 million people under the age of 18. This is mainly because baby boomers are now entering late adulthood and will be part of the elderly population in a couple of years.   With this […]