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Michelle Kelley

Michelle Haigler Kelley is a native of Montgomery, Alabama. She and her husband Shane live in Pike Road with their daughters. She graduated from Auburn University at Montgomery and began her career in the senior care industry as an Activity Director before obtaining her Alabama Assisted Living Administrator License in 2014. “I have truly found my calling in life to work with our seniors. After all, they are considered the greatest generation,” says Michelle. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and going to the lake.

Recent Posts

Early Memory Loss Shows up in Everyday Speech

It’s normal to pause during speech to think about what you’re going to say, and as people age, it’s quite common to have a little more difficulty retrieving some words during a conversation. However, when a senior hits ... Read More

Eating a Mediterranean Diet Could Help You Fight Dementia

The Mediterranean diet is a diet that is low in red meat and processed foods and high in fruit, vegetables, and olive oil. Alzheimer’s disease is caused when beta-amyloid plaques and tangles accumulate in the brain, ... Read More

Artificial Intelligence Could Be Used to Predict Alzheimer's Disease

Over the past decade, science has made huge strides in the field of artificial intelligence (AI). We see it in our cars, our games, and even our homes. In a Read More

Living with an Alzheimer's Disease Diagnosis

Getting a life-changing diagnosis can be difficult, and truer words were never spoken than when it comes to being diagnosed with Read More

Staying Socially Connected Helps Alzheimer's Patients and Their Caregivers

Taking care of a loved one who has Alzheimer’s disease or dementia can be very isolating. The situation may make some family and friends feel uncomfortable, and talking about it can be difficult. So rather of ... Read More

Your Job Could Be Protecting Your Brain from Alzheimer's Disease

The job that you have might be one of the many things that’s protecting you from Alzheimer’s disease. One ... Read More

How You Can Help Your Senior Mom Trust Technology

For many seniors who didn’t grow up with today’s technology, all of the latest gadgets, Read More

Is It Alzheimer's or Just Normal Aging?

The Alzheimer’s Association defines dementia as, “a general term for a decline in mental ... Read More

An Interesting Experimental Drug Is Being Tested for Alzheimer's

There is an experimental drug that is being tested in the fight against Read More

Testing Smell and Sight Could Reveal Early Signs of Dementia

One in ten people in the United States, age 65 and older, currently has Alzheimer’s or dementia. Changes in the brain due to dementia can start to happen many years before any sort of cognitive symptoms start to appear. ... Read More