Alzheimer's & Dementia

Juliet Holt Klinger, Brookdale’s senior director of Alzheimer’s and dementia care, writes about the complexity of Alzheimer’s and dementia and how to support someone living with the disease at every stage. Her knowledge and experience will guide you and your loved one through this journey.

Understanding Lewy Body Dementia

Juliet Holt Klinger October 13, 2017

Cognitive decline is so commonly referred to as Alzheimer’s disease, that I suspect that many people don’t realize it’s just one type of dementia. Because the symptoms of various forms ... Read more

Six Tips for Transitioning Your Loved One into Dementia Care

Juliet Holt Klinger September 18, 2017

You’ve thought about it, talked about it, and very likely, worried about it. Now the day is drawing near for your spouse, parent or other loved one to move into ... Read more

Dementia Care vs Nursing Homes

Juliet Holt Klinger August 09, 2017

Recently, I met a daughter who was visiting one of Brookdale’s Clare Bridge dementia care communities and was astonished to find residents tending to a flourishing garden with a dog ... Read more

Dementia and Sleep: Eight Tips to Keep Nighttime from Becoming a Nightmare

Juliet Holt Klinger July 24, 2017

Recently, I was visiting a Brookdale community and met Renee, the daughter of a new dementia care resident. Renee told me she was her mother’s full-time care partner prior to ... Read more

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