Heart-Smart Summer Recipes from the Garden

One of the best things about summer is fresh food from gardens and farms. Even if you’re not a gardener, you can get home-grown fruits and veggies from...

Memory Loss and Memory Care Guide

According to the World Health Organization, worldwide, 47 million people are living with dementia. There are about 10 million new cases every year. By...

10 Summer Activities for Seniors With Dementia

Having dementia or related diseases can make enjoying life a challenge. But even when someone is losing their memory, they can still enjoy the beauty...

Six Ways Memory Care Improves Residents’ Quality of Life

When a loved one is diagnosed with dementia, it might seem at first that the family can rally the troops and take care of them at home. But as symptoms...

Do’s and Don’ts When Dealing with Dementia Behavior

As dementia progresses, behavioral changes will become more noticeable and frustrating. Although everyone is different there are some common behavioral...

Communicating When Your Loved One Has Dementia

One of the first signs of dementia is the loss of normal communication abilities. It may begin slowly but as the symptoms persist, communication will...

The Importance of Early Dementia Diagnosis

The first time you notice a change in your or a loved one’s behavior — perhaps an inability to recall recent conversations or find the right words —...

FOX 47: Fun & Friends at Countryside

Crystal Caldwell, Director of Retirement Services, Ashley Finerty, Life Enrichment Coordinator, talk about some of the social opportunities...

9 Ways to Manage Alzheimer’s, Dementia and Wandering

 

Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia are common occurrences among aging adults – but that doesn’t make dealing with them any easier.

Having a loved one...

How to Know When it’s Time for a Parent to Stop Driving

 

If you’re worried about your aging parent operating their vehicle – or worse, finally taking those keys away – you’re not alone. Most adult children...

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