Reading Time: 3 minutes As we age, more severe health problems start to become more common. Unfortunately, the most common tend to regard brain health rather than a physical health problem. Issues like cognitive impairment or memory impairment can be caused by many sources. Some of these causes can be reversed with treatment. However, some, like Alzheimer’s, can only Read More

Reading Time: 2 minutes Memory care communities are designed for seniors living with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia but do not require the intense skilled care of a nursing home. Traditionally, as someone progressed through the stages of the illness, if they could not live at home, their only option was to move into a nursing home. Read More

Reading Time: 2 minutes In this age of online dating and electronic connections, it may be hard for some to imagine an old-fashioned romance. How did people meet and fall in love before cupid’s arrow was launched from the worldwide web? Grandma and grandpa most certainly met offline, and they sure do have some great stories! We asked residents Read More

Reading Time: 4 minutes We’ve worked with many family caregivers over the years, and we’ve learned how common it is for these caregivers to feel frustrated and alone. Often, family caregivers intuitively know their loved ones have had a change of some sort, but sometimes there is not a clear diagnosis to explain the changes. Those feelings of isolation Read More

Reading Time: 2 minutes Families often consider moving a loved one or family member to assisted living when they are initially diagnosed with dementia or some other age related issue. Naturally, the person in question raises emotionally based arguments to making a move and will vehemently object so the family will postpone the decision. Sooner than later, a crisis Read More