Talking with Seniors about Assisted Living

Children and their parents tend to have many difficult conversations. There’s the talk about the birds and the bees, for one, and with teenage children or even adult children, there are discussions on setting rules and respecting boundaries. In all of these instances,...

Why Is Exercise Essential for Memory Care Patients?

If you are reading this post, chances are that you have a loved one in a memory care or assisted living facility, or you are searching for one. Whatever the case, exercise is one of the best things, if not the best, to help your loved ones struggling with dementia,...

5 Techniques for Talking with Seniors with Dementia

When someone you love has dementia, communication is likely to become increasingly harder. Now for the good news: By being proactive, you can ensure that communication is as effective as possible, so check out the following five strategies for talking with seniors who...

6 Ways to Improve a Dementia Patient’s Eating Habits

If your loved one has dementia, you may notice a change in their eating habits. While this can be frustrating, it is normal for dementia patients to experience changes. As cognitive function declines, you may find that your loved one becomes overwhelmed at meal time,...

Holiday Tips

This time of year, we like to share tips for making the holidays enjoyable for you and your loved ones with dementia.  These tips are entered around keeping things simple and cherishing the moment. Managing Chaos:  The holidays can be loud and easily cause sensory...