How to Create Meaningful Moments Reminiscing When a Loved One has Dementia
Are all memories lost for someone with dementia?
Memory loss is one of the hallmark symptoms but early on it is newly learned information that is most affected. As the illness progresses and damage to brain cells continues, it will become more difficult to access past memories. Read More
5 Brain Benefits of Lifelong Learning
Learning doesn’t stop as soon as we’re out of school. Everyday is an opportunity to grow our knowledge bank if we pay attention. We’re surrounded by possibilities. But for those who commit to lifelong learning, they’ll not only be well-rounded but will enjoy the benefits of keeping their brains healthier and fit. Read More
Assisted Living: Keeping it Fresh – Benefits of Healthy Eating When Growing Older
Eating healthy is a basic foundation of aging well, but as we grow older it can become more of a challenge. You may notice your own parents struggling to prepare and eat healthy foods.
After a lifetime, it’s understandable to become tired of mealtime planning, shopping, cooking and cleaning up. But these activities can also become more physically difficult to accomplish. Read More
Memory Care: 5 Ways to Trigger Positive Memories
Imagine being able to help loved ones with Alzheimer’s recollect glimpses of their past. Dementia steals recent and future memories from those living with the illness. But before they enter the later stages, they may be able to reach back through time and relive moments of who they were before the diagnosis. Read More
How to Pay for Assisted Living
We are going to touch upon four resources you may be eligible for. Remember that most people pay for senior living with more than one source. Most options come with benefits and drawbacks so it’s important to look over all your options before deciding what is right for you. Read More
Design in a Memory Care Community- the use of Environment to Foster Independence
Walking into a memory care community you might notice a picture of a fork and spoon near the dining room, maybe comment on a beautiful black and white photo showcased next to an apartment door or realize no matter how long you walk you always end up going in a circle. Small touches like these create a safe, stimulating and autonomous environment for residents living with dementia. Read More