Reading Time: 3 minutes If you are a caregiver to a family member that is over the age of 65, has been diagnosed with dementia, has poor hearing or vision, or is dealing with multiple medical issues, he or she is at a higher risk of developing delirium.
Reading Time: 3 minutes While Alzheimer’s disease facts are abundant, you may not know where to start. Before we go over the history of Alzheimer’s disease, though, Woodland Ridge would like to note the treatments available for those dealing with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Currently, there is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease or a way to reverse the effects it Read More
Reading Time: 2 minutes Woodland Ridge’s resident of the month for August is June. Ms. June is originally from Ashland, Kentucky and grew up the youngest of three children, having one older brother and one older sister. A memory from her youth is the time during the Great Depression that she asked for all the bananas she could eat Read More
Reading Time: 3 minutes As we age, more severe health problems start to become more common. Unfortunately, the most common tend to regard brain health rather than a physical health problem. Issues like cognitive impairment or memory impairment can be caused by many sources. Some of these causes can be reversed with treatment. However, some, like Alzheimer’s, can only Read More
Reading Time: 3 minutes Caring for a loved one who is living with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia can be a difficult and challenging emotional journey. Often times these diseases can cause a person to exhibit challenging behavior including verbal and physical outbursts or inappropriate habits. These behaviors can be uncomfortable and embarrassing for you and even harmful Read More
Reading Time: 2 minutes Memory care communities are designed for seniors living with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia but do not require the intense skilled care of a nursing home. Traditionally, as someone progressed through the stages of the illness, if they could not live at home, their only option was to move into a nursing home. Read More
Reading Time: 3 minutes Have you ever heard a song, and though you had long since forgotten it, been transported instantly to a time and place. Recalling, despite the dusty residue of time on its words, every note of the melody and more still, the notes of your heart in that original moment? It’s no accident. It is Read More