December 4th, 2019
Learn about the key differences and similarities between assisted living and memory care.
October 30th, 2019
Transitioning your loved one into a memory care community can be a difficult decision, especially if it is their first time moving into a senior living community and out of their home. While the move will mean leaving behind their familiar spaces, small touches can make their new community feel like home.
September 4th, 2019
On September 21 of every year, Alzheimer’s organizations focus on raising global awareness and challenging common assumptions surrounding Alzheimer’s disease on World Alzheimer’s Day.
July 15th, 2019
There are a multitude of options available when deciding on a senior community for you or your loved one. Finding a community that specializes in continuing care can be critical in your decision due to potential changes in health or living situations.
July 5th, 2019
Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible brain disorder that slowly leads to memory loss and the inability to carry out daily tasks. While we don’t fully understand what causes Alzheimer’s, we do know this: sensory stimulation has various positive effects on those coping with this disease.
May 21st, 2019
The human brain loses 1 percent of its cells every year after surpassing middle aged. This is why everyone will experience some form of memory loss in their lifetime. However, combating the onset of memory loss is possible if you start preparing early.
March 15th, 2019
As your parent or loved one begins to progress in age, it may be time for them to go through the senior care spectrum. While assisted living communities offer great services and amenities, they may not be equipped to handle the growing needs of your loved one. Here’s how to tell if your loved one should transition from assisted living into memory care.
August 17th, 2018
The early warning signs of Alzheimer’s Disease can be a challenge for many families if the signs aren’t so clear. If you are concerned that your loved one may be developing Alzheimer’s, the best first step is to begin by documenting your loved one’s concerning behavior and habits. Here are a few common behaviors to […]
May 24th, 2018
As we age, memory impairments such as Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia begin to deeply affect the cognitive abilities of more people that we know and love.
May 15th, 2018
Independence Village of Avon Lake has over 35 years of experience helping residents and their families.