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New Year, New Look, New Name, Enhanced Services

As our organization continues to grow, Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Services is changing our name and updating our logo. We’re excited to announce that on January 1, 2018, our official name became MemoryLane Care Services.

Alzheimer’s and the Urge to Wander

Caregivers understandably panic when someone with Alzheimer’s gets lost, even momentarily. Individuals with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia have an increased propensity to wander, become lost, or feel confused in familiar settings. Therefore, it’s

By | November 22, 2017|Alzheimer's, Caregiving, Dementia, Safety|

Confusion Rises When the Sun Falls

Many people with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia experience increased confusion during the late afternoon and early evening hours. Sundown syndrome, or sundowning as it’s usually called, affects nearly 20 percent of those with

By | October 3, 2017|Alzheimer's, Caregiving, Dementia, Side Effects, Sundowning|

Danger: Driving with Alzheimer’s

While driving is second nature for many people, operating a motor vehicle becomes increasingly difficult—and, indeed, dangerous—for those with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. And for seniors in general, the notion of not driving

By | September 12, 2017|Alzheimer's, Caregiving, Communication, Dementia, Safety|

Medication Management and Alzheimer’s

Taking prescription medications properly is vital to someone with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. People with dementia are likely to have difficulty remembering what medications to take, when to take them, and whether or

By | August 14, 2017|Alzheimer's, Caregiving, Dementia, Healthcare, Safety|

Repetition Is Inevitable

When caring for people with Alzheimer’s and other forms of demential, dealing with repetition is inevitable. Those in your care might ask a question over and over, or repeat the same story multiple times. It’s

By | July 5, 2017|Alzheimer's, Caregiving, Communication, Dementia|