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Jun
10

Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

This June, the Alzheimer's Association is sponsoring "Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month". The Alzheimer's Association is committed to ending Alzheimer's disease, and finding a cure to stop this deadly disease. Alzheimer's is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, reasoning skills and thinking. Nearly 6 million Americans suffer ...
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Dec
12

Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia: Care at The Legacy

Alzheimer's disease, as defined by the Alzheimer's Association , is "a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills." It differs than dementia, although many people think they are the same thing. It is reported that more than 50 million people across the globe live with Alzheimer's disease or other forms of deme...
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Oct
30

Foods to Keep Your Brain Healthy

Food is a central component of our lives. We need it to fuel our daily lives, to provide energy and sustenance to survive and to feel good. Food is there for us when we celebrate life's good moments, and often our go-to comfort when things don't go our way. Eating a balanced diet can make us feel amazing. When we give our bodies the right nutrients...
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Jul
11

The Legacy: Memory Support at Evergreen

Memory loss is something we all experience from time to time. A certain degree of decline in cognitive thinking skills is normal for many people as we age. However, mild cognitive impairment does not affect a person's ability to function or interact socially. A more serious concern is when the memory loss is a result of Alzheimer's disease or other...
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May
12

Life Unrehearsed

Life Unrehearsed is our trademarked philosophy for caring for loved ones suffering from Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. At Evergreen Senior Living, our Decatur, Orland Park and Chillicothe locations provide memory support at The Legacy. At The Legacy, residents facing these challenges The Evergreen Senior Living team wants to share their k...
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