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Can People with Dementia Live Alone?

Mature man helping his mother do a crossword puzzle.

Navigating life with dementia presents unique challenges for those affected and their support networks. A common query surrounds the feasibility of individuals with dementia residing alone. The complexity of dementia, influenced by its stage, the individual’s living conditions, and available support, dictates the answer.  The ability of people with dementia to live alone will depend […]

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Mind and Body: Therapeutic Activities for the Elderly

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Welcoming the later years with grace and vitality is a journey that encompasses comprehensive care for both the mind and body. At The Lodge at Historic Lewes, we understand the profound impact of therapeutic activities on the lives of our elderly residents, particularly those with memory impairments.  These activities are not just pastimes; they are […]

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The Differences Between Skilled Nursing vs. Assisted Living

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As we age, it is common to seek assistance and care as daily routines become more challenging. There are various care options to choose from, including skilled nursing and assisted living.  Understanding the differences between these two types of care facilities can help you make an informed decision for yourself or a loved one.  The […]

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Can Brain Games Improve Memory?

Two senior men sitting across from each other at a table playing a game of chess in a living room.

Brain games have been around for a long time, from crosswords, puzzles, and sudoku to digital problem-solving training and memory matching. These games have gained popularity with health claims ranging from improved memory retention to staving off cognitive decline. But do they truly live up to their hype?  Whether digital or not, brain games, alongside […]

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Benefits of Music Therapy for Seniors

A senior man smiling and sitting on a couch wearing headphones and listening to music.

Prioritizing your health is essential at any stage in life. However, it becomes increasingly vital for seniors to maintain physical, mental, and emotional health to lead a fulfilling and joyful life.  Enter music therapy—a unique and powerful approach that uses an individual’s response and connection to music to impact their mood positively.  Music therapy is […]

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How To Decide Between Assisted Living and Memory Care

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Making the decision to move a loved one to an assisted living or memory care community can be difficult. Understanding the differences between the two types of care is essential in order to make an informed decision on which is best. Assisted living provides personalized care, while memory care focuses more heavily on specialized services […]

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