14 11, 2019

13 Tips for Caring for Someone with Alzheimer’s Disease

Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s is a full-time job, and requires a lot of physical, mental, and emotional energy.  Alzheimer’s Disease is known as a family disease, because the stress of watching a loved one slowly decline is painful for [...]

10 10, 2019

What a Memory Holds

Those of us with working, intact memories often take for granted what a gift memory is. We don’t spend time to think through all the details of life that would be lost forever if not for this magical part of [...]

14 09, 2019

5 Ways to Spruce Up Your Assisted Living Home for Fall

For a lot of people, September signals another “start of year”. It’s a good month (along with January) for setting goals, forming new habits, or getting rid of old habits. It’s a time to clear the slate, begin again, hunker [...]

13 08, 2019

10 Ways to Help a Loved One Move into an Assisted Living Home

When a loved one has to move into an assisted living residence, it’s hard on everyone involved.  It can be confusing or frustrating to the person moving in, and it can be heartbreaking to be the one bringing your loved [...]

14 07, 2019

Alzheimer’s Doesn’t Have the Final Say

Someone once told me that to experience the beauty and goodness in the world around us, we have to get outside more.  We have to step out of the daily grind of our work and our homes, step away from [...]

5 06, 2019

12 Ways to Safeguard Your Home for Those with Alzheimer’s Disease

Preparing your home for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia can seem difficult and overwhelming.  Most families like to keep their loved ones at home as long as possible, to give them a sense of familiarity and safety. [...]

9 05, 2019

10 Ways to Help a Loved One Move to an Assisted Living Home

When a loved one has to move into an assisted living residence, it’s hard on everyone involved.  It can be confusing or frustrating to the person moving in, and it can be heartbreaking to be the one bringing your loved [...]

12 04, 2019

Loving Someone with Alzheimer’s Disease

I once heard someone say that loving someone with Alzheimer’s disease is like loving two different people.  There is the person you’ve known all your life, the one who raised you or built a life with you, or was special [...]

15 03, 2019

Know the Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

With age comes the inevitability of forgetting things, not remembering where something was placed, struggling for a memory.  These things can be frightening to someone who wonders if these symptoms are the beginning of Alzheimer’s disease or dementia.  For the [...]

12 12, 2018

A Group Outing to December Nights

A Group Outing to December Nights Last Saturday, December 8th, we took a small group of our residents to Balboa Park’s December Nights celebration as the first step to getting them back into the community. It was a day filled [...]

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