MMC Office Reopening Safety Measures

We’re currently opening our office during certain hours for procedural appointments only. During this public health crisis your health is our priority more than ever. To maximize your safety and the safety of our staff, MMC moved all of our operations to virtual platforms in mid-March. For those of you who had a virtual visit…

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Tips for Fall Prevention


As we age the risk and impact of falls increases significantly, especially if you or a loved one has a dementia or movement disorder diagnosis. In this video Sanjay Iyer, MD walks you through some of the ways you can create a safer environment in your home to decrease the risk of falls. Here are…

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Amid COVID-19, Our Care Continues

By Ken Garfield    COVID-19 has not broken the connection between Memory & Movement Charlotte and our patients and their loved ones. While our doctors, nurses and support staff cannot take your hand as we shelter in place, the care we offer still comes from the heart. It also comes by telephone, video and a weekly…

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Navigating Quarantine with a Loved One in a Long-Term Care Facility

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Chris Ryskiewich is a part-time nurse at Memory & Movement Charlotte who devotes much of her time outside the workplace to caring for her mother and mother-in-law, both of whom live in long-term care facilities. Chris shares her struggles, signs of hope and strategies during quarantine. Being unable to visit your loved one during this…

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Gentle Bed Exercises to Start Your Day

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A little bit of gentle movement in the morning (or at any point during the day!) can help you go through your days in the right mindset. Check out this gentle bed exercise tutorial by Marissa Brooks, a therapist who has practiced for over 27 years and specializes in fall prevention and aging in place.…

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Special Grocery Store Hours For Seniors During Quarantine

Charlotte Harris Teeter

When you run out of eggs and milk, check out these Charlotte-area stores that offer special hours for seniors and/or immuno-compromised individuals. Compare Foods – every day from 7-9am Dollar General – First hour of business, every day Food Lion – Mondays and Wednesdays from 7-8am Fresh Market – Monday-Friday from 8-9am Harris Teeter – Mondays and Thursdays from 6-8am…

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Share Your Experience in Social Isolation

Online exercise classes, Facetiming with family, food delivery… we’re all figuring out ways to survive during quarantine. Whether it’s a struggle to manage your loved one’s care remotely, a strategy for passing the time or a small joy from your day, share your experience of self-isolation with us.

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Virtual Happy Hour, 7/9

Virtual Happy Hour

Join Charles Edwards, MD this Thursday, July 9th at 5pm for good company, conversation and community. The theme for this week will be keeping a sharp mind. Register below and we’ll send you a link to join the fun through Zoom, along with instructions on how to connect. If you’re uncomfortable getting connected by yourself,…

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