CarDon offers Memory Care

CarDon’s Jill Rusk, RN focuses on the often misunderstood topic of Memory Loss. For example, she explains the difference between Dementia Alzheimer’s. “Changes in mood and personality and can be an indication that something is wrong, ” says Jilll.  Below you’ll find more things to look for that could be a problem.

You can send your questions directly to Jill at

  • Signs and symptoms  of Alzheimer’s disease
  • Memory loss that disrupts daily life
  • Challenges and planning or solving problems
  • Difficulty with familiar tasks
  • Confusion with time and/or place
  • Trouble understanding visual or spatial images
  • New problems with words and speaking a writing
  • Misplacing things and  losing the ability to retrace steps
  • Decreased or poor judgment
  • Withdrawal from work or social activities
  • Changes in mood and personality
  • What to do if you notice any of these signs?   Treatment  — Plan ahead provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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