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.
Alzheimer’s is a difficult disease for both the individual, family members, and caretakers. However, there are ways to make those that suffer from Alzheimer’s comfortable enough to live as normal and healthy of a life as possible.
Sometimes it can be a challenge to get Alzheimer's patients to take their required medications. Here are some tips to ease the stress.
You can make the transition to assisted living easier for your loved one by staying connected after they have made the big move.
“What is the general timeline for a resident to move into an assisted living facility?” and our answer, it could be as quickly as one day or even as long as one or two years.
Caring for an aging parent can be difficult in many ways. An adult child providing elder parent care can feel isolated, depressed and exhausted.