BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Nov. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eating difficulties and weight loss can be struggles for people with Alzheimer's and other dementias. The Brookdale Alzheimer's Resource Center offers fresh multimedia information this week to explain the issue and give practical tips to family caregivers on how to make mealtimes easier and more successful for their loved ones. The new materials include:
- Nutrition and the dining experience for people with dementia: Video, text documents and a link
- The improvement of the health of a woman with dementia, in part due to better nourishment she received after moving into the Brookdale Clare Bridge Crossings program for people with early Alzheimer's: Video and photo
- A dining room designed to aid a person with dementia in eating: Photo
- The stages of Alzheimer's, dispelling dementia's myths, depression and dementia: Links and a webinar
November is National Alzheimer's Awareness Month. To learn more about Brookdale's dementia care, visit brookdale.com.
Brookdale Senior Living Inc. is the leading operator of senior living communities throughout the United States. The Company is committed to providing senior living solutions primarily within properties that are designed, purpose-built and operated to provide the highest-quality service, care and living accommodations for residents. Currently Brookdale operates independent living, assisted living, and dementia-care communities and continuing care retirement centers, with approximately 1,150 communities in 46 states and the ability to serve over 110,000 residents. Through its ancillary services program, the Company also offers a range of outpatient therapy, home health, personalized living and hospice services.
Contact: Kristin Puckett, 615-564-8481, firstname.lastname@example.org
To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7087731-brookdale-senior-living/
SOURCE Brookdale Senior Living