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Is It Time for Memory Care?

March 23, 2022

From the U.S. News & World Report website

While an overwhelming majority of older Americans want to remain living in their home, nearly half of those 65 and older report that they either need or receive help with routine daily activities. Even the best plans for independent living can be disrupted by physical and mental challenges that require people to give up some of their independence and move into assisted living facilities.

“Maintaining independence is important for people as they get older, but that’s not the reality for many, which is why assisted living facilities are so common,” says Dr. Joseph Ouslander, professor of geriatric medicine at the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine of Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida.

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