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In Your Home Care talks Alzheimer's, a disease without boundaries – LIVING WELL Magazine

Alzheimer’s, A Disease Without Boundaries

By Karin LaRocca, R.N., BSN, CEO of In Your Home Care, Northshore LIVING WELL Magazine
Very often the initial symptoms appearing in a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease are remembered in hindsight, a little like viewing an accident in the rearview mirror. At first, his difficulty in recalling words may seem like nothing, perhaps no more than a lack of sleep or a “senior moment.” Then she may begin repeating herself, asking the same questions over and over again. […]

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New Dawn Memory Care: An Intimate Look at Alzheimer's Disease – LIVING WELL Magazine

An Intimate Look at Alzheimer’s Disease

By Edmarie Meaux, New Dawn Memory Care, East Denver LIVING WELL Magazine
Medicine with all its improvements and technological advances is still an inexact science and the faith in each individual to achieve an answer to the mysterious road to a healthy mind and body often remains elusive for patients, families and health care professionals. […]

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The Palisades at Broadmoor on the walk to end Alzheimer's – LIVING WELL Magazine

The Walk to End Alzheimer’s

By Jenna Fariss, The Palisades at Broadmoor Park Retirement Community, Colorado Springs LIVING WELL Magazine
It was a beautiful, September morning in Colorado Springs and the sun was hitting Pike’s Peak as it glowed over America the Beautiful Park. As you looked around, you could see brightly colored tee-shirts representing organizations supporting the cause. […]

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Wellness Restoration Centers talks memory loss and aging – LIVING WELL Magazine

Memory Loss and Aging: You CAN Slow it Down or Reverse It!

By Randee Van Ness, Wellness Restoration Centers, Colorado Springs LIVING WELL Magazine

Kathy L. was 67 years old when she was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. Whether it was the doctor’s words “There is no hope!” or the shock of the diagnosis contributed to her rapid decline, Kathy’s mental functions disappeared quickly. […]

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Centura Health at Home on Post-Holiday Tips for Helping Aging Parents – LIVING WELL Magazine

Post-holiday Tips for Helping Aging Parents
Laura Nelson, Marketing Director, Centura Health at Home, Colorado Springs LIVING WELL Magazine

Adult children often go home for the holidays, only to find aging parents struggling to care for themselves, keep up with maintaining a home, or facing health issues. After the holidays, adult children seek help for their parents, but may not know where to turn. Here are some options to help aging parents maintain their independence. […]