Reducing Falls in Memory Care Through Innovative Technologies

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, falls are the primary cause of Alzheimer disease–related hospitalizations, contributing to 26 percent of all hospitalizations in the United States. Stats like this are hard to ignore and, because of this, Carlton Senior Living was excited to be the first facility to deploy an innovative technology offered by SafelyYou that has resulted in an 80 percent reduction in falls [1]. In 2017, Carlton Senior Living Davis partnered with Berkeley Artificial Intelligence Research, an affiliate of UC Berkeley, to test the SafelyYou system to detect falls and prevent future falls within our memory care environment. …

by Denee Naro

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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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