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Learn the differences

Is it normal forgetfulness or something more serious?

Learn the key differences between age-related memory loss and dementia. 

Age-Related Memory Loss
  • Forgetting the day occasionally but figuring it out later
  • Becoming irritated when their normal routine is altered 
  • Occasionally losing an item 
  • Completely losing track of the day or season 
  • Getting extremely agitated when there is a small change in a routine 
  • Putting items in strange places and being unable to find them
An Empathy-Based Approach to Memory Care

At Watermark communities, individuals lead enriching and rewarding lives in a setting where expert care always includes empathy and a loving approach. Our groundbreaking Prema Memory SupportSM program integrates each resident into the rhythms of daily living, creating mindful moments of connection, engagement, and growth. In partnership with the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners, caregivers known as Nayas receive specialized training to support people with Alzheimer's disease and dementia. They create deeper connections and provide more personalized attention within a loving, nurturing environment.