Tracy Helling at CarePartners Living joins Suzanne to talk about memory care. CarePartners has senior living communities in Washington and Arizona. She talks about the warning signs of dementia, comparing them with natural signs of aging.

For instance, forgetting something in the microwave is common, but forgetting that microwaves aren’t a good place to keep your keys is not. Forgetting someone’s name is common, but forgetting their spouse’s name is not. If you’re afraid to leave them alone, if safety becomes a concern, the greatest thing you can give them is an elevated level of care: memory care.

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