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 [...]

6 12, 2018

Celebrating The Holidays After A Loss

What to be Thankful for during a tough year Losing a loved one comes with many grieving moments. You not only have to deal with their passing, but figure out a way to move forward without them. How [...]

28 11, 2018

What to be thankful for during a tough year

What to be Thankful for during a tough year It’s easy to pass on the little pleasures in life when you have to carry so much on your shoulders, but it’s important to make time for the [...]

28 05, 2018

A Very Happy Mother’s Day at HV

Celebrating Mother's Day at HarborView Mother's Day gives us a great opportunity to show our Mom's just how much they mean to us! This year at HarborView we did just that by inviting friends and family to our annual Mother's [...]

11 02, 2018

Letting Them Off the Hook

Letting Them Off the Hook In bed, post-spousal-argument, late on a Saturday night, I finally decided it was time.  I needed to let them off the hook.  For years I had been holding on.  Holding onto expectations and resentments [...]

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