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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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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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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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   The best method of mitigating risk of infection from the coronavirus is to avoid exposure. Employ social distancing. Avoid touching one another (such as shaking hands). Self-isolate at home. Avoid public gatherings such as airplanes, buses and ride shares, and venues such as arenas and theaters.    Memory & Movement Charlotte has initiated these…

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Driving is the biggest safety concern we address with our patients. There is also no topic that elicits stronger emotions than hearing concerns about your ability to drive. At some point in our lifetimes, almost all of us will have to stop driving. But we can have productive and positive conversations about driving, as long…

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Anyone associated with Memory Center Charlotte (MCC), as a patient, caregiver or professional, knows we are obsessed with medications. Documenting the dosages and timing and then going the extra step to ensure that the patient is actually taking them is a major safety concern of all involved at MCC. I admit to being overbearing with…

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