Many people deal with stress and holiday depression at this time of year. These emotions can be especially hard to navigate for those in assisted living.
Because visits are so important, here are some suggestions of how to make your visits more comfortable and easier for you both.
In our last post, we discussed gift ideas for those who have Alzheimer's disease or dementia. This week, in preparation for the holiday season, we are proposing some additional gift ideas for loved ones residing in assisted living facilities.
Even as your health declines, you can stay in the same room, same building, same section, same area, just to maintain your comfort zone.
If someone you love has dementia, choosing a gift may seem impossible. Here are some appropriate gift ideas for this holiday season.
A day in the life of a typical resident starts with our caregivers at waking each resident up and helping them shower, get dressed and groomed for the day.
Even the most well-intentioned and loving people can experience burnout if they are not given periodic breaks, Respite care programs are designed to provide short-term relief and that much needed break to unpaid caregivers.
Individuals who need more assistance may resist moving into a care facility. Here's how to avoid guilt when you choose assisted living for a loved one.
“What if a resident forgets to take their medication?” For A Banyan Residence, that’s not possible. We have a dedicated staff that is trained in medication management.
Sometimes it can be a challenge to get Alzheimer's patients to take their required medications. Here are some tips to ease the stress.