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Community and Care Are Key at Marjorie P. Lee

 

We don’t spend a whole lot of time talking about “the stuff” here at Marjorie P. Lee—we have an amazing pool, state-of-the-art fitness center, and first class dining service—but none of that matters in the face of the community that makes of Marjorie P. Lee.

The older adults who are thinking of joining our community want to know if they will fit in, that they’ll be able to make friends and have fun, and that they will be able to thrive at Marjorie P. Lee.

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Traumatic Brain Injury and Alzheimer's in Senior Living


Did you know that if you’ve suffered a head injury earlier in life, you may be more likely to develop Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia in your senior living years?

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Caring for Older Adult Parents with Alzheimers or Dementia

 

If a loved one has recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia, you’re likely experiencing a rollercoaster of emotions and concerns—worry about how you’ll be able to provide the care your loved one needs, uncertainty in what to expect from the disease, fear that your loved one will change, angry that this has happened to your family.

Adjusting to the reality of dementia isn’t easy. Don’t be afraid to ask for help. You don’t need to shoulder the responsibility of caregiving alone.

The more support you have and the more informed you are, the better you will be able to help your loved one adjust to their changing abilities.

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2 Simple Ways to Bring Brain Fitness into Everyday Senior Living

 

Memory loss, and its associated conditions, is one of the greatest fears of aging Americans.

But you can easily fight cognitive decline with every day activities that improve your brain fitness and mental wellness. Take a look at these simple ways to start improving your brain health.
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5 Common Reasons for Forgetfulness in Senior Living

 

Have you ever walked into a room only to forget what you were planning to do?

Don’t panic about the threat of Alzheimer’s or dementia just yet.

According to the Harvard School of Medicine, there a number of common reasons, wholly unrelated to Alzheimer’s or dementia, that older adults (and younger, too) experience lapses in memory.

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Finding Mental Wellness in Your Senior Life

 

Mental health can be a sensitive topic to tackle at any age—especially when it’s framed as the antithesis of mental illness. But mental wellness goes beyond addressing health problems like depression or anxiety. It is an overall state of wellbeing that encompasses self-perception, purpose, your outlook on life, how well you manage your emotions, and your ability to build lasting relationships.

For seniors, positive mental health can help promote independence.

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