You cannot choose how other people act or how situations pan out, but you can control how you react to each circumstance. The only thing you can control in this world is your attitude.
Topics: Life in Assisted Living
Since the initial discovery of Alzheimer’s disease, we have come a long way in learning about how it affects the brain. While we still do not fully understand the condition, researchers are hard at work trying to piece the puzzle together. Alzheimer’s disease breakthroughs are not as rare as one may think, and even though the battle against Alzheimer’s disease is still ongoing, it is worth noting the progress we have made over the last century.
Imagine having the ability to pause any given moment in time and keep it forever. Well, in a sense, you can. Photos are essentially capturing that moment so you can look back on it for years to come.
Topics: Memory Care
Moms make the world go around. From taking care of us as infants, toddlers, and young children to helping us navigate through life in our later years, our moms, or the mother figures in our lives, are there to teach us valuable life lessons and support us as we pave out our own path.
Many people believe it’s all about doing and learning things for yourself in today’s world. But sometimes, you have to listen to those who paved the way for you. We asked our residents their thoughts on love, life, happiness, and 2020. Their responses show us that we can get through anything together with love, compassion, positivity, and humor.
The origin of spring cleaning goes back to when people used coal and wood to heat their homes. Come spring, the entire house would be covered in a layer of soot, dust, and grime, ready for a deep cleaning. The purpose and practice of today’s spring cleaning look a little different—typically consisting of sorting through closets, decluttering drawers, and deep cleaning under furniture.
There’s been a lot of generation talk lately, mainly in marketing and advertising statistics or in the ongoing and jesting battle between the tech-savvy Millennials and their counterpart, the Baby Boomers. However, the truth is that understanding the generations and the unique characteristics of each can provide a broader look at the behavior, values, attitudes, and identities of different groups of people.
Finding an assisted living community with a good activity program is a must when you’re seeking a new home for your loved one. Activities are a major social and emotional outlet for assisted living residents and contribute significantly to their physical and mental well-being.
When a family member receives a diagnosis of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, it can often feel like your world has been turned upside down. There are questions to be answered, plans to be organized, and feelings to process. It can be even more disheartening if this is all new to your family—if you’ve never had to think about dementia, professional care, or senior living until now.
We’ve all been (or have known) the parents who trick or bribe their picky kids into eating their vegetables. This may be somewhat of a stereotype because the reality is, it can be hard to eat enough fruits and vegetables at any age. According to the CDC, only one in ten adults get the recommended servings—one and a half cups of fruit and two to three cups of vegetables—each day.