Vaccinations – Essential for Our Community

The pandemic has been a hard time for all of our families. Residents, their loved ones, and our staff have all felt the stress and difficulties that COVID-19 has meant for our community. But we are hopefully nearing an end and the use of the latest vaccines is helping get our world back to some semblance of normal. That means, one day soon, we will be able to have our normal visitation process back. But to get there, we want everyone to know how important getting the vaccine is to this plan.

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Conversations with Dementia: What About Memory Care?

In this series, we will be discussing different aspects of talking about dementia from the first talk you might have with a loved one, to speaking with a doctor, to how to speak with someone who has dementia in a dignified manner.

If you have been caring for a loved one, you may have considered having your loved one stay in a community built to care for those suffering from dementia. This is a difficult decision and one that requires some different discussions, some of them internal, to decide what is best for you and your loved one.

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Conversations with Dementia: The Unexpected Change

In this series, we will be discussing different aspects of talking about dementia from the first talk you might have with a loved one, to speaking with a doctor, to how to speak with someone who has dementia in a dignified manner.

We have talked repeatedly in our blogs about care, and why routine is important. Setting expectations can help a loved one with dementia keep on track. It limits confusion and frustration. However, sometimes the routine runs into unexpected bumps in the road. We have talked about the need for conversations when changes can be planned for ahead of time. But what happens when the change is sudden and there is no time to prepare your loved one for the change.

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