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The holiday season is a festive time full of laughter and fond memories, but it can be a stressful time for those with dementia and their caregivers. Celebrations and their associated elements – rearranged or redecorated spaces, visitors and interruptions in routine – can agitate, confuse and overstimulate those with dementia.

Journaling and the Benefits for the Caregiver

July 18, 2019

Journaling and the Benefits for the Caregiver

Journaling and the Benefits for the Caregiver When my Aunt Patty became the caregiver to her husband, I observed her often journaling during this time. I […]
July 15, 2019

Tips for When Aging Parents Won’t Listen

Tips for When Aging Parents Won’t Listen We were always taught to listen to our parents, but what happens when your aging parents refuse to listen […]
July 12, 2019
Raised Garden Beds at The Gables Assisted Living

8 Summer Activities for Seniors

8 Summer Activities for Seniors   It’s time to get outside and enjoy the fresh summer air and wonderful weather. Going outside encourages light exercise and […]
March 9, 2019

Volunteers in Assisted Living

Volunteering is a very rewarding type of work. The benefits of pride, satisfaction and accomplishment make it worth taking time to serve others. Volunteering in an […]