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Indoor Activities For Senior Residents

June 16th, 2020

As we all practice social distancing, it is essential to keep busy with some of your favorite hobbies or even take the time to learn a new skill. As we dive into indoor activities, it’s important to remember to find hobbies that stimulate the brain and encourage virtual connections until we can get back to some of our favorite group activities and social hours.

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Four At-Home Activities To Combat Memory Loss

May 8th, 2020

As memory loss and dementia advance, it can be difficult to connect with your loved ones. One day symptoms could be minimal, and the next they could have progressed drastically. As dementia proceeds, talking with your loved ones can become increasingly difficult. Here are four tips

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The Difference Between Assisted Living and Memory Care

December 4th, 2019

Learn about the key differences and similarities between assisted living and memory care.

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Memory Care Decorating Tips

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.

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All You Need To Know About World Alzheimer’s Day

September 4th, 2019
 |  Memory Care  |  News

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.

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What Is Continuing Care?

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.

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Sensory Stimulation And Alzheimer’s: The Benefits

July 5th, 2019
 |  Memory Care

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.

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When To Transition From Assisted Living To Memory Care

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.

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Does Your Loved One Have Alzheimer’s?

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 […]

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Spousal Caregiving Advice: Dottie & George

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.

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Independence Village of Avon Lake to Add Pre-Memory Care Services

May 15th, 2018
 |  Memory Care  |  News  |  Avon Lake, OH

Independence Village of Avon Lake has over 35 years of experience helping residents and their families.

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Placing a Parent in Memory Care: When is the Right Time?

July 8th, 2017

As the signs of memory loss begin to appear in your parent or loved one, you may be tempted to search for in-home care options. While care at home is possible for seniors experiencing dementia or alzheimers, it sometimes is not comprehensive enough to meet all his or her needs. Here are six signs that it may be time to move your parent into a memory care community.  

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Our Memory Matters Cafe’s Are Making a Difference

May 23rd, 2016
 |  Memory Care

Many thanks to you and others at StoryPoint for providing Memory Matters Cafe. My wife and I enjoyed today’s session in so many ways. We are still talking about it.

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