Your Next Steps After a Dementia Diagnosis

Your Next Steps After Dementia Diagnosis

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, more than 6 million people in the United States live with Alzheimer’s, which doesn’t even count the Americans suffering from other dementia-related issues. If you’ve received a diagnosis of dementia or Alzheimer’s, you may be feeling worried or scared. At Maple Ridge, we want to help equip our residents with … Read more

How Routine Helps Seniors Stay Calm and Comfortable

How Routine Helps Seniors with Memory Loss

Personalized Routines for Residents at Maple Ridge Dementia and Alzheimer’s cause not just memory loss but changes in behavior and personality. Feelings of sadness, worry, and fear are common for a person with a memory loss disorder, as are anger and depression. While these memory loss problems can’t be cured, in the case of dementia … Read more

5 Reasons to Not Feel Guilty About Placing Your Loved One in Assisted Living Care

Placing Loved One in Assisted Living Care

For so many caregivers and family members, assisted living services become necessary as their loved ones age and their needs change. While you may experience guilt when deciding it’s time for assisted living, it’s important to keep perspective and understand that your loved one will be receiving the best care possible. Placing your loved one … Read more

How to Transition from Home to an Assisted Living Community

Transition to Assisted Living Community

Assisted living makes it possible to live comfortably while receiving the care you need. However, knowing that assisted living is the best possible option for you doesn’t necessarily make the transition from home to an assisted living community any easier. The adjustment may be emotional and intimidating, especially if you have lived in your home … Read more

The Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s & Other Dementia-Related Diseases

Take Note of Any Behavioral or Personality Changes While “senior moments” are certainly a part of the aging process, there is a difference between occasional forgetfulness and Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. Sometimes, the signs of dementia are obvious, but other times the signs are more subtle, and it can be difficult to tell the difference … Read more

The Importance of Individualized Memory Care

With the right memory care, improvements in quality of life and relationships with loved ones are possible. Has your elderly loved one been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or another dementia-related disease? Memory care services can be very beneficial to both them and your entire family, but they must be given by a reputable memory care community … Read more