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.

Holidays and Dementia: Three Tips for Reducing Your Stress

Juliet Holt Klinger December 07, 2017

The holidays can be stressful. Planning, shopping and cooking keep us all very busy. Add dementia to the mix, and the holidays can become downright overwhelming. For care partners, balancing ... Read more

The Dementia Daze: Managing My Life with Alzheimer's

Brookdale Senior Living November 15, 2017

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. We asked Laurie Scherrer, who writes about her experience living with dementia on the blog dementiadaze.com, to share her perspective and tips for ... Read more

How to Live Your Best Life with a Dementia Diagnosis

Juliet Holt Klinger November 13, 2017

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and each year at this time I reflect on the new information and experiences that impacted me over the past year. After 30 ... Read more

Looking Back to Move Forward: Why Life Stories Should Guide Dementia Care

Brookdale Senior Living November 08, 2017

Jay Newton-Small is cofounder of MemoryWell, a national network of more than 350 journalists who tell the life stories of those living with Alzheimer’s and dementia in order to improve ... Read more

Dementia and Friendships: Four Tips for Maintaining a Relationship

Juliet Holt Klinger November 06, 2017

The fear of losing friendships often becomes a reality for those living with Alzheimer’s or another dementia. Unfortunately, a common story I hear from people living with this diagnosis is ... Read more

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