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August 8, 2022
When is the best time for memory care for your loved one?

What is a Memory Care Facility? A memory care facility is a kind of long-term care that provides care and services to individuals with dementia or other cognitive impairments. Memory care facilities are sometimes called dementia care homes, Alzheimer's, or nursing homes. How do we discuss a move with someone living with Alzheimer's or dementia? […]

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June 8, 2022
Simple Ways to Reduce Your Alzheimer’s and Dementia Risk

Simple Ways to Reduce Your Alzheimer’s and Dementia Risk Many people understand the impact Alzheimer’s and dementia can have on a person and their loved ones. As a result, most people would prefer to take action, reducing their risk of developing these devastating conditions by adopting the right healthy brain habits. While there can be factors beyond […]

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February 11, 2022
Help Aging Parents to Make the Most of the Golden Years

Submitted by: -Johny Kershaws How to Help Aging Parents to Make the Most of the Golden Years? – An Ultimate Guide Are you worried about your aging parents? Don’t know what to do about it? Want to help but feel helpless? Unfortunately, aging parents have a lot of difficulties accepting help from their children. It […]

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January 12, 2022
Tips for Discussing End-of-Life Planning

Initiating a conversation about death is difficult. Few people want to dwell on their own mortality, and the younger you are, the more likely you are to put off considering end-of-life arrangements. To many people, death is something that happens to others, but, unfortunately, it’s an experience we will all encounter. That’s why end-of-life planning […]

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June 28, 2021
Caring for a Loved One with Dementia: A Pandemic Guide

Guest blog post from Claire Wentz Dementia comes in many forms, not just Alzheimer’s disease. Taking care of someone with dementia is a full-time job, especially now, as we are still learning how to navigate a world with COVID-19. Today’s Fading Memories blog post offers information for caregivers on how to manage their loved one’s condition throughout […]

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February 2, 2021
Palliative Care for Those Living With Dementia

I learned about Palliative care about two months before my Mom passed away. After learning about what it had to offer, I was frustrated that I didn’t know about this type of care sooner. Palliative care focuses on improving the overall wellness of individuals with serious illnesses. It addresses both the symptoms and the stress […]

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October 13, 2020
Keep Your Brain Smart

How do we keep your brain smart? Our brains continue to grow when we challenge them. What exactly should we be looking at in terms of strenuous brain exercise? Just as physical exercise helps keep your body healthy, strenuous mental tasks can strengthen your mind. Learning new skills, especially dancing or a new language, are […]

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October 10, 2020
Why I Chose Memory Care

No one wants to put a loved one in memory care. However, deciding on how to care for your parents is a daunting decision. When I knew that my Dad would be going home from the hospital into hospice care, I had to find people to look after both my parents. The first challenge was […]

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October 6, 2020
Walk To End Alzheimer’s – A 1st Timers Perspective

You may have seen social media posts of people walking with colorful flower pinwheels spinning in the breeze. Have you ever stopped to determine what this walk is all about? It’s simple. Every 65 seconds, someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. In California, where I live, it’s the second leading cause of death in seniors. […]

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Fading Memories was created to support family caregivers in a simple, on-demand form. When I was looking for advice on caring for my Mom, I needed this podcast. Since it didn’t exist, I created what I needed!
Jen – pod host

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