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Join the Cause - Together We Can End Alzheimer’s

The Alzheimer’s Association is close to our hearts at Carlton Senior Living as the need for our Memory Care program continues to grow. For over 32 years, we have striven to provide the best possible care for our residents through education, specialized programs and unique services which are especially paramount to those affected by the disease. That is why we proudly support The Alzheimer’s Association, an American non-profit organization that focuses on care, support, and research for Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Carlton Senior Living President, Dave Coluzzi, on stage at the Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Walnut Creek (pictur …


by Denee Naro

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What Is Behind The Aggression In Some Alzheimer Patients?

Sometimes, having a loved one struggle with Alzheimer’s almost feels as though you’ve already lost them a long time ago. Among Alzheimer’s patients, Alzheimer’s aggression is fairly common. Every year, 4.5 million Americans are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, and this is expected to explode to 16 million Americans in 2050. Most people believe that Alzheimer’s only has an effect on our memory, but there are many other neuropsychiatric symptoms associated with the disease as well. Patients who have Alzheimer’s sometimes develop delusions; patients may become irritable, and sometimes very aggressive. This often leads to unnecessary anxiety, …


by Jonita Dixon

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Updated National Plan of Alzheimer’s disease in the U.S

The newly released plan for the year 2013 by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in the U.S is meant to revise or update the Alzheimer’s disease Plan first released last year 2012, May 15. The Department clarified that this update is a National Plan, and not a Federal Plan. It also requires the cooperation of the public and private agencies in order to reach the said goal. The purpose of the update is said to reflect the development of the whole nation in accomplishing the goals already set one year ago. New steps are being followed, and revised steps are being applied for the sake of senior care suffering from Alzheimer’s disea …


by Jonita Dixon

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Secrets to Living Longer and Aging Healthily – One Book Explains It All

With the aging of thousands of baby boomers, the focus on longevity and good health has never been greater. Everyone is keen to know – are there any secrets to living longer? In The Blue Zone: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who’ve Lived the Longest, author Dan Buettner explores certain principles (called “Power 9”) that can add more healthy years to our lives. Dan has been featured on the ‘Oprah Winfrey Show’ and holds three Guinness world records in long distance cycling. His book follows a project that began in 2000 and includes a cover story in the National Geographic titled ‘The Secrets to Living Longer’ [2005] What is the blue …


by Jonita Dixon

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