Grand Brook Memory Care

35 Years of Compassionate Memory Care

Alzheimer’s and The Holidays

The holiday season can cause stress and sadness when celebrating with a loved one who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Our expectations and desires are to have everything the way it has always been. However, this disease brings new challenges, such as a person who might be agitated more easily, or someone who is […] Read More >>

Alzheimer’s Disease Can Lead To Challenging Holidays

Holidays bring us together, but when a family is living with Alzheimer’s disease, these holidays bring certain challenges. We can still experience happy, memorable occasions, with careful planning and adjusted expectations Familiarize Others With The Situation Make a point of taking the time to familiarize other family members and friends with the changes that have […] Read More >>

How Diet Impacts Alzheimer’s Disease

Suffering from Alzheimer’s disease is proven to be directly impacted by a person’s diet. Most people are familiar with the Mediterranean diet, which promotes menus rich in fresh vegetables, fresh fruits, fish and chicken. Also, the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) is another guide to eating healthy. Combining these two healthy eating plans, Mediterranean-DASH […] Read More >>

The Facts on the Myths Surrounding Alzheimer’s Disease

Myth #1: Memory Loss is a Part of Aging Occasional memory problems is a normal part of aging. However, Alzheimer’s disease is when a person has more than occasional memory loss, like forgetting the name of a person they have known a very long time and where they live. Alzheimer’s is not just the brain […] Read More >>