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When Less is More

A residential care home for your loved one living with Alzheimer’s or dementia offers a unique care model where less is truly more. Families with an older adult who needs assisted living memory care often find that a smaller living space that more closely resembles a home rather than a hotel offers more benefits in terms of quality of life and overall health and wellbeing. Why Choose a Residential Care [...]

June 13th, 2023|

Why You Should Consider a Residential Care Home

Many people caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia are not aware that there are care options beyond a family member providing care, hiring an in-home caregiver for help, or moving their loved one into a large, assisted living or memory care facility. However, in the Denver Metro area, smaller state-licensed residential care homes like JaxPointe Memory Care Homes are carving out a very successful niche in the [...]

May 13th, 2023|

When and Where Should I Place My Loved One with Memory Issues?

Being the main caregiver for someone with Alzheimer's or memory impairment is a full-time job. Many people who care for their loved one want to keep them at home as long as they can but have difficulty knowing when the right time to place them and, more importantly, where to place them. Often when families are deciding what to do for a family member who can no longer care for themselves, [...]

April 8th, 2023|

Social Filters Can Come and Go When Afflicted by Dementia

When working properly, our brains have a social filter. This is a thinking skill that most people have developed over time and can control without even realizing it. We all have unkind thoughts from time to time, but we do not always say them out loud. Our social filter helps us use words and actions that show kindness and consideration to others. For example: when we get a handmade sweater [...]

March 21st, 2023|

Have You Ever Considered a Residential Care Home?

By Russ Udelhofen, Administrator This question is being asked more often in the Denver Metro area as these smaller facilities are carving out a very successful niche in the long-term care field. Many people, like the ones below, are unaware that these options of care even exist. A husband caring for his wife with Alzheimer's, after months of barely sleeping, is exhausted and not able to provide the care his [...]

September 20th, 2018|

Is it Memory Loss or Just Forgetfulness?

Memory loss disrupts daily life – for both the individual affected and family members. One of the most common signs of Alzheimer’s disease is memory loss, especially forgetting recently learned information. Others include forgetting important dates or events, asking for the same information repeatedly, relying on memory aids (like Post-it notes everywhere!), or relying more and more on family members for things they used to handle independently. Below are [...]

July 19th, 2018|
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