Seniors Facing Mental Health Issues

Mental health care for seniors with Alzheimer’s and dementia in Fort Worth is an important part of their overall treatment plan. Mental health issues and memory loss often go hand-in-hand, each exacerbating the other. This video explains more.

Seniors have a high risk of depression, thanks to isolation, health problems, and medications, and they are often undertreated. Likewise, memory loss can trigger symptoms of depression. Studies have linked depression and dementia in seniors, which is one reason why mental health care is so crucial.

At Avalon Memory Care, we provide assisted living and Alzheimer’s nursing home care in a secure, comforting environment. Find out more about our continuous care services by calling our assisted living center at (469) 802-3179.

How Does Alzheimer's Impact Eating Habits?

Part of any nursing care plan for Alzheimer’s patients in Cedar Park is addressing dietary concerns. At each stage, Alzheimer’s disease has an effect on patients’ eating habits, which means patients need assistance to ensure that ...
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How We Can Meet Your Loved One's Care Needs

At Avalon Memory Care in Fort Worth, we are committed to providing seniors and their families with the care and support they need when facing dementia. From our bedside care for Alzheimer’s patients to mental health care for dementia sufferers, ...
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Understanding the Different Types of Dementia

Part of determining what dementia nursing care plan in Fort Worth is right for your loved one is understanding what type of dementia he or she has. Alzheimer’s disease is the best known and most common form of dementia, but there are several ...
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Dementia 101

If a loved one has been diagnosed with dementia, you may have a lot questions regarding what caused this condition and whether your loved one will require memory care or counseling. For the answers to some of your questions, you can watch this ...
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Spotlight on Avalon Memory Care's Amenities

At Avalon Memory Care, it is our mission to help individuals with dementia age gracefully within a comfortable, serene environment. Our dementia care locations are not comparable to typical assisted living facilities. Rather, we provide a home for ...
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Reacting to an Alzheimer's Diagnosis

Being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s is life-changing for many individuals. It is to be expected that you are coping with some difficult emotions, that you may be unsure of what will happen next, and that you are finding it difficult to share the ...
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Recognizing the Signs of Depression in Seniors

Clinical depression affects millions of older Americans, yet few of them seek treatment. Often, this is because they may mask the symptoms of depression or the symptoms may be mistaken for signs of another condition. Social isolation and serious ...
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Communicating with a Loved One with Alzheimer's Disease

Communication impairment is one of the hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease. As the disease grows progressively more severe, an individual will find it difficult to comprehend conversations, organize words in a logical manner, and find the ...
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A Look at Healthy Food Choices for Seniors

It is important for individuals receiving Alzheimer’s care to maintain a nutritious diet. As a senior grows older, his or her ability to absorb nutrients decreases, along with his or her metabolism, activity level, and appetite. Seniors can ...
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