Brain Health Services

Specialized Care to Support Brain Health

Brain health is the ability to remember, learn, play, concentrate and maintain a clear, active mind. Maintaining brain health is about capitalizing on its strengths and reducing some of the risks to our brain as we age. There are many things we can do – physically and mentally – to boost brain health. And the earlier we start, the better chance we have of reducing cognitive decline. At FirstLight® Home Care, our goal is to improve overall health and well-being and enhance quality of life, especially for those with cognitive deficits related to Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and traumatic brain injury.

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We offer memory care training

Caring for those with cognitive deficits can be difficult unless you are equipped with specialized training.

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National Council of Certified
Dementia Practitioners

FirstLight’s certified memory care practitioners utilize training provided by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners to develop personalized, engaging care plans for clients with various forms of dementia.

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Teepa Snow’s Positive Approach® to Care

Our resident nurse provides franchise owners with specialized training from Teepa Snow, a leading educator on dementia care. Nurse Beckie has been trained in Teepa Snow’s Positive Approach to Care, and she teaches the practical skills of this training to help our FirstLight offices better care for those living with dementia.

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We focus on improving quality of life

Our goal is to ensure that clients stay healthy and engaged so that they may live their lives with purpose.

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Ageless Grace

Ageless Grace is a cutting-edge brain fitness program. The exercises, based on neuroplasticity, address the physical skills needed for lifelong optimal brain function while emphasizing anti-aging techniques. FirstLight caregivers are trained on the program with a customized curriculum exclusively developed for FirstLight by Ageless Grace founder and creator, Denise Medved.

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Constant Therapy

Constant Therapy is a mobile app that features speech, language and cognitive exercises. Users practice memory, attention or language tasks to help improve cognitive function. The program provides mental stimulation and it encourages more interaction between clients and caregivers.

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Elite Cruises

Through our exclusive partnership with Elite Cruises and Vacations, clients and families have the opportunity to travel on dementia-friendly cruises with one of our experienced caregivers. All will benefit from the time away.

**Elite Cruises is not sailing during the COVID-19 pandemic.**

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Nymbl

This training app uses science and technology to improve balance. It trains, measures and tracks reflexive balance through dual-tasking, 10-minute exercises in the comfort of your own home, leading to improved general wellness.

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We are community advocates

FirstLight partners with organizations across the country that support Alzheimer’s and dementia care and research, and those that promote brain health. Our local offices volunteer their time, participate in fundraising efforts and help educate caregivers of individuals with cognitive decline.

If you would like more information on our Brain Health Services, please complete the form below.

Please note, not all services provided by all FirstLight franchise locations.

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