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9 Signs Your Parents Are Dealing With Cognitive Changes

If you notice any of these signs when you’re home this holiday season, it might be time to talk to your loved one about their cognitive well-being.

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Respite Care: Can I Walk Away?

Respite care is a process in which a person living with dementia comes to stay at Brookdale in one of our dementia care communities for a set amount of time while their care partner does something for themselves.

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Is it OK to Lie to a Person with Dementia? A Look at Ethical Care

Many ethical dilemmas can arise for those providing care for people living with dementia. As the disease progresses, you may ask whether it is ever OK to deceive a person with dementia for “their own good.”

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Brookdale Assisted Living Vs. a Brookdale Skilled Nursing Community

It’s easy to be confused about the difference between assisted living and skilled nursing, so I want to help you by providing some helpful facts about the difference between two of the options we offer at Brookdale.

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Life Stories Connect Care Partners with the Person Behind the Diagnosis

Earlier this year, the Alzheimer’s Association announced its Dementia Care Practice Recommendations, which focus on person-centered care and the importance of life stories. Knowing the person and honoring the individual and their unique history, talents and passions allows us to offer meaningful programming that supports the identity of each resident.

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