dementia

Reading & Memory Care

There are a number of different things we can do to care for our brains, to nurture the most valuable organ in our bodies, to show it love and attention; everything from our daily vitamin regimens and prescriptions to a good old-fashioned trip to the gym. However, one of the easiest ways we can […]

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Sleep Troubles and Memory Loss

Sleep is a wonderful thing when you can get it – just ask any parent of a newborn and they’ll tell you how much they miss it. It’s funny how many parallels there are between the very young and the very old, including the parallels in changes in sleep cycle. For our […]

Picking Movies for Seniors with Memory Loss – Three Tips

Everybody needs to sit back and unwind from time to time. What better way to relax than to enjoy a classic from the silver screen. Movies are a wonderful form of entertainment that transport us all over the world and allow us to imagine ourselves in the roles of the characters on […]

Caring for Dementia: Writing Letters to Your Loved One

Is there anything more personal, more intimate, or more endearing than a personal letter from a beloved family member? In today’s world, handwritten letters are unusual. But when caring for dementia, it’s important to connect with people in the ways they are the most comfortable. Generally speaking, most of us don’t receive handwritten letters […]

The Heartwood of a Person

I am humbled and amazed by the creativity of our residents and their families. A resident’s friend, Jack, was inspired after learning about us on our website. He connected with our meaning of the Heartwood name and created a wooden heart for each of his friend’s children and couple for us too.

Heartwood Senior Living […]