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Care Giver Resources

What is the Allen Cognitive Scale and how is it used to help residents with cognitive challenges to navigate the transitions they are facing? What is the difference between Alzheimer’s disease and dementia?

Questions like these are answered in this section, which explains how the Allen scale was created and how it can help residents to maximize their abilities to live fully and joyfully. Details on a variety of conditions and a memory care checklist are also available.

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I am grateful that my Mom is in such good care.

— Jackie, registered nurse at Abbott Northwestern Hospital and daughter of Emerald Crest resident

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