Dementia, a condition that affects millions of people around the world. Dementia is not a specific disease, but a term that describes a group of symptoms affecting memory, thinking and social abilities. Dementia can interfere with your daily life and make it hard to do the things you enjoy. But what causes dementia? And can we prevent it? Well, there are many factors that can increase or decrease your risk of developing dementia. Some of these factors are modifiable, meaning you can change them by making healthy choices. Others are non-modifiable, meaning you cannot control them. Let’s start with the […]
Dementia is a general term for a decline in mental abilities that interferes with daily life. It can affect memory, thinking, language, judgment, and behavior. There are many types of dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, Lewy body dementia, frontotemporal dementia, and more. Each one has its own causes and symptoms, but they all share some common features. Cognitive impairment is a broader term that refers to any difficulty with mental processes, such as attention, learning, reasoning, problem-solving, decision-making, and remembering. Cognitive impairment can range from mild to severe, and it can be caused by various factors, such as […]
Being a long-distance caregiver can be challenging and rewarding at the same time. You may feel like you are not doing enough for your loved one, or you may struggle to balance your own life and responsibilities with your caregiving role. But you are not alone. There are many resources and tips that can help you provide effective and compassionate care from afar. Some of the things you can do as a long-distance caregiver are: Being a long-distance caregiver may not be easy, but it can be rewarding. You can make a difference in your loved one’s life by providing […]
Memory care is a type of long-term care that is designed specifically for older adults with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, and other cognitive impairments. According to Columbia University Irving Medical Center, around 10% of older adults aged 65 and older have dementia, and around 22% of older adults have mild cognitive impairment; these percentages increase as older adults age, with around 35% of older adults aged 90 and older having dementia. In the United States, it is about 16 million people. For people living with Alzheimer’s or dementia, independence often decreases as symptoms become more severe. Memory care facilities offer a safe and […]
In August 2022, we had our Grand Opening for the second residential care apartment complex in the ABridge family. We would like to introduce you to The Concord at Calumet County, located in Hilbert. This 12-room community will offer both independent and assisted living options for the Hilbert and surrounding areas. We are so excited to be opening our doors to residents very soon!
In 2021, we added ABridge Care Cottage of Chilton, Kewaunee, and Ripon to our ABridge family. On March 1, 2022 we welcomed our first residential care apartment complex, The Concord of Kewaunee. So much to come in 2022 with new communities onboarding soon. We are so proud of our teams and beautiful buildings. We are happy to add more opportunities and services to more communities and offer peace of mind to families who entrust us with their loved one’s care.