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Know When It’s Time to Move Your Loved One into Memory Care

Know When It’s Time to Move Your Loved One into Memory Care

Ellen was struggling with the decision to move her mother, Jill, from her apartment in an assisted living facility to a memory care unit. As a case manager who’s helped hundreds of families through the years, I understood Ellen’s mixed emotions and the guilt she was feeling about moving her mother. We worked together to find a solution that ensured both her mother’s safety and quality of life.

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“Mom’s in a Facility: Why Do I Still Need a Care Manager?”

“Mom’s in a Facility: Why Do I Still Need a Care Manager?”

We knew things would likely change as Bhavana’s health conditions worsened. Eventually, the day came when a bout with pneumonia led to a lengthy and difficult hospitalization. Bhavana was too weak, frail, and confused to return home. I helped Shreya locate an assisted living facility with a memory care unit and after Bhavana was discharged from the hospital, we moved her to the new location.

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Brain Health and Alzheimer’s Disease

Brain Health and Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia in older adults and while some treatments can slow down its symptoms, there is no cure. Anyone who has cared for someone with Alzheimer’s can attest to the devastating toll the disease can take on family members, emotionally, physically, and financially.

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Home vs. Facility: Making the Best Decision

Home vs. Facility: Making the Best Decision

It’s common for families to struggle with making the decision to move an aging loved one to a facility. As a case manager who has helped hundreds of families over the years, I understand the uncertainty, grief, and even guilt that family members feel.

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