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We help connect seniors to behavioral health services in and around Jacksonville including:Orange Park, Ponte Vedra, and St. Augustine

Talking About A Move To Senior Living

Many family caregivers fear talking with their senior loved one about future plans for senior care and senior living. However, having a conversation that addresses your loved ones needs and desires before a crisis arises is a proactive way to ensure the long-term safety and well-being of your loved one. Consider the following tips when […]

In-Home Threats for those Living with Alzheimer’s and Dementia

People with Alzheimer’s and other forms of Dementia experience a gradual yet steady decline in cognitive ability, social awareness, overall memory, safety and understanding of everyday concepts. Unfortunately, individuals with Alzheimer’s and Dementia are at a much higher risk of falling victim to certain dangers around the home. Listed below are some of these threats, […]

In Home Dangers for those Living with Alzheimer’s

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, approximately 5 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s, and other forms of dementia. In reality, the number is likely much higher, as not everyone talks with their medical professionals or even recognizes their gradual decline in cognitive ability and increasing memory loss. Individuals’ with Alzheimer’s are at a higher […]

Resolving Family Conflicts Surrounding Alzheimer’s

Dealing with a loved one’s Alzheimer’s disease can easily result in strong and varying opinions among family members. Upon initial diagnosis and as the disease progresses, caregiving issues and professional care decisions can often ignite family conflicts. The strategies below can help families cope with, and resolve the situation together. Tips for Resolving Family Conflicts […]

In-Home Dangers of those Living with Alzheimer’s and Other Forms of Dementia

People with Alzheimer’s and Dementia experience a gradual yet steady decline in cognitive ability, as it pertains to social awareness, memory, safety and understanding of everyday concepts. Unfortunately, individuals who develop Alzheimer’s and Dementia are at a much higher risk of falling victim to certain dangers around the home – dangers that pose minimal threats […]

Is it Time to Seek Care Options for Memory Loss?

As we age, it’s normal to have occasional memory problems, such as forgetting the name of a person you’ve recently met or the title of a book you just read. Unfortunately, Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia is more than occasional memory loss. The disease causes brain cells to malfunction and ultimately die. When this […]

Helping Your Loved One Adjust to Assisted Living or Nursing Home Living in Jacksonville

Moving into an assisted living or nursing home facility will bring about lifestyle changes and can create doubt in the mind of your loved one. It should be expected that when transitioning into any senior care facility, the lack of familiarity with both the living environment and the other residents can be quite intimidating. Here […]

Tips for Visiting Loved Ones with Alzheimer’s or other forms of Dementia in Assisted Living or Memory Care Facilities in Jacksonville

People sometimes think that it’s pointless to visit those with Alzheimer’s because that won’t remember the visit anyway. Although your loved one might not be able to recall the specific details of your visit, the feelings you create during a positive visit can  improve your loved one’s mood, change how they interacts with others and […]

Should Your Senior Loved One Be Driving?

Driving represents independence for seniors, allowing them to feel less isolated and to take advantage of everything a community has to offer. However, driving may not be the best option for everyone. Even though your loved one may be healthy, seniors develop slower reflexes, reaction times and decreased cognitive abilities as they age. If you […]

Recognizing the Difference between Normal Age-Related Memory Loss and Dementia

We all forget things almost every day. We’ve all forgotten items at the grocery store, mislaid our eye glasses and key, forget to call someone back, or have trouble recalling the name of last night’s movie. No big deal, that’s normal age-related memory loss, affectionately known as a “senior moment”.” But there is a point […]

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