Memory Care

The senior living experts at Assisted Living Locators of Los Angeles are Dementia Care Certified® and can help you understand what’s happening with your loved one and how to best to care for him or her.

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Memory Care

The senior living experts at Assisted Living Locators of Los Angeles are Dementia Care Certified® and can help you understand what’s happening with your loved one and how to best to care for him or her

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Most Common Types of Dementia Explained

Mild Cognitive Impairment

Cognitive issues not related to aging that are severe enough to be noticeable to other people, but not serious enough to interfere with daily life.

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Dementia

Dementia is an umbrella term for a group of brain disorders. The major ones are listed below.

Alzheimer’s Disease

Prevalence
60-70% of dementia cases

Characterized by
Amyloid plaques and beta tangles.

Symptoms include
Impairments in memory, language, and visuospatial skills

Vascular Dementia

Prevalence
10-20% of dementia cases

Characterized by
Disease or injury to the blood vessels leading to the brain.

Symptoms include
Impaired motor skills and judgement.

Frontotemporal Dementia

Prevalence
10% of dementia cases

Characterized by
Deterioration of frontal and temporal lobes of the brain..

Symptoms include
Personality changes and issues with language.

Lewy Body Dementia

Prevalence
5% of dementia cases

Characterized by
Lewy body protein deposits on nerve cells.

Symptoms include
Hallucinations, disordered sleep, impaired thinking and motor skills.

Local Los Angeles caregiver resources

01

Alzheimer’s Los Angeles

Dementia workshops, counseling and support groups in a variety of languages.

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02

UCLA Mary Easton Center

Diagnosis, medical resources and clinical trials.

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03

USC Family Caregiver Support Center

Support for family caregivers including social workers.

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04

Alzheimer’s Association

National advocacy and research organization.

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05

Leeza’s Care Connection

Support groups covering a range of caregiver needs

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06

Parkinson’s Community LA

Support groups and information for Parkinson’s care partners and family

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Check out our memory care blog posts

An In-Depth Look At Alzheimer's Disease

Friday, June 4th 2021

An In-Depth Look At Alzheimer's Disease

A diagnosis of the Alzheimer's Disease can be debilitating, disheartening, and disorienting. The amount of information out there can feel overwhelming, or somehow like never enough. But there are a few major aspects of the disease that anyone impacted by Alzheimer’s should know.

Do "Brain Boosting" Memory Supplements Work for the Elderly?

Tuesday, January 26th 2021

Do "Brain Boosting" Memory Supplements Work for the Elderly?

Brain-boosting memory supplements are advertised everywhere but do they work? The answer is no. Exercise & strong relationships do more for seniors.

Free Virtual Lectures For Caregivers - Navigating Dementia and Alzheimer's

Tuesday, March 15th 2022

Free Virtual Lectures For Caregivers - Navigating Dementia and Alzheimer's

Families and caregivers are invited to Zoom in to a series of lectures on navigating memory loss presented by Assisted Living Locators and Dementia Care Education.