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The Astoria Blog is dedicated to providing caregivers and families with the supportive and helpful information they need about caring for senior loved ones and for those living with Alzheimer’s and memory loss.

How to Know It’s Time to Look into Memory Care

As seniors age, it can become more difficult to know when a move to memory care is on the horizon. In fact, the signs of dementia can be confusing or very easily missed. Unlike many other health conditions, dementia can progress gradually, leaving you to not see many...

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Effective Ways to Make Downsizing Easier

If you or a loved one are considering a move to an assisted living community, it can be an overwhelming time. Not only may you be wondering what is ahead for you, how you’ll adjust to your new surroundings or how you’ll make friends, but you may be wondering how...

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Living Well With Alzheimer’s

Did you know that Alzheimer's is considered a spectrum disorder? This article describes how the disorder may not be as rigid in terms of symptoms and treatment, and how early diagnosis can help each person in the long run. Learn...

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Feeling Sick After Taking Vitamins?

Many of us take vitamins and/or supplements — do you ever feel as though you are nauseous or sick from them? Check out this article to see suggestions regarding vitamin/supplement intake. Learn...

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Popular Scams Targeting Seniors

Scams are something that we have to be on the lookout for, and it is also important to keep an eye out for those that target the elderly. Take a look at this article to learn more about three scams that are targeting seniors. Learn...

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