How to Communicate More Effectively

How to Communicate More Effectively

Effective Communication Strategies – a presentation of the Alzheimer’s Association by Carla Scull Communication is more than just talking and listening – it’s also about sending and receiving messages through attitude, tone of voice, facial...
Why You Should Consider a Companion Room

Why You Should Consider a Companion Room

What exactly is a companion room? And more importantly, why does it matter? First things first: The companion room model builds off the idea that humans are relational beings who thrive in community together. The program carefully matches residents as roommates to...
Assisted Living – Is your loved one ready?

Assisted Living – Is your loved one ready?

“How do I know if my loved one is ready for assisted living?” This is one of the most common questions we get. The truth is, each individual is different and warning signs are rarely absolute or all-encompassing. However, there are a few behaviors and habits that can...

Brain Boosters: 5 Foods for Thought

Food can’t bring memories back, but healthy choices can strengthen brain capacity and boost activity, curbing symptoms of dementia. To boost brain activity and prevent early onset and progression of dementia, be sure to incorporate these five food groups into your...
Caregiver Stress and Burnout

Caregiver Stress and Burnout

We invite you to come learn with us! Iris Memory Care’s Spring into Senior Learning Seminar Series will continue in April with a presentation on Caregiver Stress and Burnout. This free educational event will be held April 5th at 6pm on the campus of Iris Memory...

Join us for “Many Faces of Dementia”

JOIN US FOR THIS IMPORTANT TALK Many Faces of Dementia Spring into Senior Learning Seminar Series Wednesday      March 8, 2017      6:00 pm Hosted by Iris Memory Care Alzheimer’s disease is a degenerative brain disease and the most common cause of dementia. Dementia...