There comes a time in every life when the working years come to an end, and we can finally take a breath and relax. Nicknamed “The Golden Years” by many, it’s supposed to be a time for only our best experiences. While it is good to enter this stage of life with nothing but optimism and opportunity, it isn’t immune to its own set of trials that could at first seem intimidating.
With promising research being done, we are learning more and more about Alzheimer’s disease daily. There are many risk factors for the development of Alzheimer’s disease, including genetic factors, but we can pinpoint specific behaviors or lifestyle choices that can further the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Senior Solutions Management Group knows the severity of this disease, and that’s why we would like to share a few tips on recognizing Alzheimer’s disease risk factors.
What is Alzheimer’s disease? In short, Alzheimer’s disease is a form of dementia that typically develops in those 65 years old and older. This disease can cause those diagnosed to undergo significant memory loss and other adverse side effects; it is a neurodegenerative disease that gradually decreases cognitive function over time.
Each year in September, one week is set aside to officially celebrate the assisted living community. While we try to celebrate the senior living community every day of the year, our Senior Solutions communities especially look forward to planning for National Assisted Living Week.