Celebrate 108

It’s not every day you get to say happy birthday to someone celebrating 108 years of life. Well at Grand Brook Memory Care of Grapevine, that’s exactly what family and staff did this past September. Rachel was born in 1906 in Indiana.  When she was six years old her family moved to Michigan by way of […] Read More >>

Depression and Alzheimer’s Disease

Early-stage Alzheimer’s disease and depression share similar symptoms. According to an article published by the Mayo Clinic. Because the symptoms of early Alzheimer’s and depression are so alike, doctors sometimes have had a hard time distinguishing between the two brain disorders. The article states that people who suffer from Alzheimer’s related depression may find it […] Read More >>

The 10 Primary Sources of Dementia

Dallas residents and families affected by dementia know only all too well how it changes everything. What most don’t know is that dementia itself is not a disease, but is a term used to describe the memory loss and loss of other mental abilities that are caused by physical changes in the brain from other diseases or medical issues. Read More >>

Adult Day Stays: The Caregiver’s Life Preserver

How do you take a break from caring for someone with memory issues that needs 24/7 care? Here is a poignant quote from the National Institute on Aging’s free guide book, Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease: “I was standing in the grocery store, totally exhausted, trying to decide what I had come for. […] Read More >>