Brookdale Blogs

Alzheimer's & Dementia July 19, 2021

7 Tips to Help Those With Alzheimer’s Eat Enough

A variety of techniques can help family caregivers ensure their loved ones with Alzheimer's and dementia are well nourished.

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FDA Approval of New Alzheimer's Drug Offers Hope

The FDA recently approved the use of aducanumab (brand name Aduhelm) for treatment of patients with Alzheimer’s disease. While experts may be somewhat divided on the specific decision, there is overwhelming excitement for the idea that there may be hope for people with Alzheimer’s.

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Alzheimer's & Dementia April 22, 2021

The Power of Life Stories in Memory Care

One way we support our residents living in our Alzheimer’s and dementia care communities is by learning their life stories to help them preserve a sense of self and create a feeling of belonging.

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Alzheimer's & Dementia November 12, 2020

Dementia and Romantic Relationships: A New Normal

As the number of people affected by dementia continues to grow, more complex issues related to the disease are gaining public attention. Among the more sensitive: personal stories of spouses and partners of those with advanced levels of the disease forming new romantic relationships while continuing to care for their loved ones

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Alzheimer's & Dementia October 27, 2020

Finding Joy: What to Bring When Moving to a Memory Care Community

Moving into a memory care community can mean tough choices about what to bring and what to let go. As you and your loved one sort through a lifetime of belongings, choosing items that bring him or her joy can be a north star.

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