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Alzheimer’s & Dementia

Signs of Alzheimer’s Compared with Typical Age-Related Changes September 13, 2021 by Priority Life Care

As we age, it is normal for one to be a little forgetful. But when is it important to see a doctor? Read the Alzheimer’s Association’s 10 signs of Alzheimer’s and dementia compared to typical age-related changes to help you understand what is normal aging.

Senior Safety During the Summer Heat August 2, 2021 by Priority Life Care

Priority Life Care has put together a information on senior safety during summer heat that could lead to dangerous health conditions such as sunburns, heat exhaustion, or heat stroke. Use these guidelines to stay safe and enjoy summer!

Discover Your Fortune: Along the Journey May 18, 2021 by Sydney McArdle

Through our Along the Journey program, Priority Life Care staff help discover the rich, unique lives of our residents who experience Alzheimer’s or dementia. Along the Journey adapts to each individual’s abilities and personality to ensure a comfortable and safe environment.

Meadow Mills Memory Care Partnering with Eversound Headphones October 26, 2020 by Priority Life Care

Priority Life Care community Meadow Mills Memory, a memory care community, is partnering with Eversound to allow for safe visitations for residents and families.

Effectively Communicate with a Person with Dementia January 27, 2020 by Priority Life Care

Communicating effectively with someone who has dementia will help reduce agitation in you and your loved one. Use these 10 easy tips to make communicating easy!

It’s Never 2 Late (iN2L) December 30, 2019 by Priority Life Care

It’s Never 2 Late (iN2L), the pioneer and market leader of engagement technology designed for residents in senior living communities, has successfully rolled out Priority Life Care communities Oak Park Village at Hammond and Oak Park Village Slidell in Louisiana. With iN2L, residents can intuitively ‘touch their way’ to person-centered programs and meaningful experiences.

Help Your Loved One Cope with the Holiday Blues December 2, 2019 by Priority Life Care

When we think of the holidays, we think of warm fireplaces, sharing food and exchanging presents. For many of us, it’s a time when we visit with friends of family throughout the entire month. But for older adults, the holidays are not always so joyful. It can also be a time of loneliness and sorrow. With social and family pressures, one may feel the “Holiday Blues.”

What You Do Matters: Caring for a Person with Dementia or Alzheimer’s November 18, 2019 by Holly Watkins

Over 50 million people live with Alzheimer’s and other dementias, and caregivers often experience a feeling called “caregiver burnout”. No matter what stage of life a person is experiencing, we all want to feel loved, supported, and that what we do matters.

The Benefits of Socializing for the Elderly October 21, 2019 by Priority Life Care

From birth throughout all stages of life, humans need love and caring social interaction with friends and relatives in order to lead a fulfilling, healthy life.  In fact, numerous recent studies are proving that regular socialization can add five to six years and often more to one’s lifespan contrasted to people who reside in relative… Read More

Dancing to Benefit Your Health and Your Soul October 7, 2019 by Priority Life Care

Archaeologists have unearthed traces of dances from prehistoric times, including those on rock shelter paintings in India and Egyptian tombs determined as far back as 30,000 years. Historically, dancing has been used as a means of ceremonies, rituals, healing, method of expression, socializing, war, peace.  Recent studies indicate that dancing may well provide another benefit—longevity…. Read More

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