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Six Signs It’s Time For Memory Care

The Alzheimer’s Association suggests these questions to help you decide whether it’s time to consider an assisted living memory care community for your loved one: 1. Is the person with dementia becoming unsafe in his or her current home? 2. Is the health of the person with dementia or my health as a caregiver at […] Read More >>

Family members & caregivers: united by a common mission

Making the transition from home care to living at Autumn Leaves is a coordinated effort. Acclimating to a strange new environment and unfamiliar faces can be disorienting and upsetting for someone living with dementia. During this time family caregivers are instrumental resources as our staff gets to know our new resident, as well as the unique physical […] Read More >>

Autumn Leaves resident still keeping local lake clean after 45 years

Forty-five years after organizing the first ever Lake Allatoona Cleanup in 1971, eighty-four year old Eleanor Hope Crisler Babcock returned to the sand and red clay shores to once again do her part in keeping the lake clean. “It looks like people really care about it,” a fit 84-year-old Eleanor Babcock said as she looked […] Read More >>

Reversible Causes of Dementia

When a person is diagnosed with dementia, one of the first questions posed by the individual and the family is, can the memory loss be reversed? The answer can be complicated because professionals must do a thorough diagnosis of the type of dementia and the severity of the disease. Treating any type of dementia begins […] Read More >>