Category Archives: Dementia Care

Dementia Wandering Worries: 6 Ways to Minimize Your Loved One’s Risk

The Alzheimer’s Association research shows that at some point 6 of 10 people who live with the disease will wander. The surprise for many families is that the wandering may occur earlier in the disease than they expect. During the …

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Living Alone with Dementia

If you or an aging loved one have recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or a related form of dementia, you might be trying to find ways to stay safe at home for as long as possible. The best way …

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Holiday Hazards: What to Watch for When a Loved One Has Alzheimer’s

Photo Credit: mysza831 via Compfight cc Decking the halls is a traditional part of the holiday season for most families in Connecticut. When an aging loved one lives with Alzheimer’s disease or a related form of dementia, however, the holidays …

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Innovative Trials to Treat Alzheimer’s Disease Underway

Will a pacemaker in the brain be the solution for treating Alzheimer’s disease? Across the state of Connecticut 70,000 people live with Alzheimer’s disease. Experts believe that number will grow by 12% to 76,000 people in 2025. For caregivers in …

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Does a Weakened Immune System Increase Your Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease?

Understanding the cause of Alzheimer’s disease has long been a goal of researchers around the globe. While there are many theories and much speculation, concrete evidence remains elusive. As 2012 drew to a close, newer research from two projects was …

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Reminiscence: A Powerful Eldercare Tool For Seniors With Dementia

Reminiscence is the recollections of memories of the past. In caring for our seniors, it can be a very important and often overlooked aspect of homecare.  It is considered to be beneficial to a person’s inner self and interpersonal skills …

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Assisted Living Services, Inc. Walks to End Alzheimer’s

I’m proud to announce that TEAM ALS (including Sonny the therapy dog) hit the road and raised money for Dementia Care! This past Sunday September 30, 2012 there were multiple walks organized across Connecticut in an effort to raise funds …

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Senior Services Conference Comes to Connecticut

As a proud sponsor and participant of Shoreline Eldercare Alliance, we would like to invite you to the 3rd Annual Celebration of Healthy Aging on Wednesday May 9, 2012 from 3:00pm – 7:00pm at Owenego Beach & Tennis Club – …

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Connecticut Seniors Need Brain Fitness

Walking, lifting weights, and doing other forms of exercise are necessary for us to improve and maintain our physical fitness. We certainly all know how important this is.  However, studies have shown that memory fitness for seniors can help improve …

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The CT Alzheimer’s Association 2012 Conference – Save the Date!

The Alzheimer’s Association, Connecticut Chapter 2012 Education Conference is being held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel and Conference Center in Cromwell on March 27, 2012.  Assisted Living Services, Inc. has been an exibitor / sponsor to this event for many years …

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