• Total Memory Workout

    The Total Memory Workout is a class developed by Dr. Cynthia Green for the cognitively well senior. It is a four-week class series that offers individuals an opportunity to learn about memory, a brain-healthy lifestyle and how to practice “memorcises” to build memory muscle. It features 8 Easy Steps to Maximum Memory Fitness. Please call us for more information or to sign up for this Free 4 Week Class Series offered in various locations around the county.

  • A trip to Walmart could have positive impacts for your loved one with Alzheimer’s disease

    Walmart wouldn’s typically be the first, second or third destination an Alzheimer’s caregiver would think to bring their loved one. But, this post from a caregiver describes how trips to Walmart actually improve the quality of life for her loved one. This caregiver found that when she went to Walmart, it accomplished three major things: Physical and Mental Exercise – Both she and her loved one were able to get out of the house and walk around the store. Although Walmart can be quite large, the large aisle ways allows for some contained exercise for your loved one to explore. And with all the various types of products to look…

  • Can you recognize the non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease

    For many, when you think of common symptoms for Parkinson’s disease, you think of the motor symptoms such as a shuffled gait, stiffness in the extremities and tremors. Many don’s recognize the non-motor symptoms that also develop with this neurological disorder, which, at times, can be more disabling than some of the motor symptoms. Some of the typical non-motor symptoms for Parkinson’s disease can include memory difficulties, dementia and mood disorders. Parkinson’s is a neurological disorder, which means that it affects the brain. As the brain changes, as can your cognitive abilities change. Other typical non-motor Parkinson’s symptoms that might occur are: Fatigue Loss of sense of smell Hallucinations Trouble…

  • The Dementia Live® experience

    Dementia Live® Is a high impact, dementia simulation experience that immerses participants into life with dementia, resulting in a deeper understanding of what it’s like to live with cognitive impairment and sensory change. The Dementia Live experience is designed to help caregivers, professionals and individuals better understand the hardships and confusion that occurs for a person with dementia.