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Alzheimer's & Dementia December 05, 2022

More than Memory Care: Lessons Learned From 40 Years of Providing Specialized Dementia Care

Calling specialized dementia care communities "memory care centers" has simplified and cleansed the description of the depth and complexity of care provided to residents and their families.

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Alzheimer's & Dementia June 10, 2022

After the Diagnosis: Helping Caregivers Cope With Dementia

Hearing the words “Your loved one has dementia” for the first time may come as a shock to friends and family. The dementia care experts at Brookdale shared this advice to help caregivers process the diagnosis after leaving the doctor’s office.

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Alzheimer's & Dementia May 17, 2022

How to Deliver a Person-Centered Alzheimer’s or Dementia Diagnosis

It’s not easy to tell a patient they have Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia. Here are best practices to help guide the conversation, from the values that define Brookdale’s Alzheimer’s and dementia care program and services.

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Alzheimer's & Dementia November 30, 2021

The Disproportionate Impact of Alzheimer's

A report recently released by AARP and the Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement (WAM) reviews years of data to help explain why women are disproportionately affected by Alzheimer’s disease.

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Alzheimer's & Dementia November 02, 2021

All About a Good Night’s Sleep

Alzheimer’s and dementia researchers are asking the question: does getting too little quality sleep increase the chances of getting dementia later in life?

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