Memory Care

Four Tips for Traveling with Dementia

October 4th, 2017

Traveling with an older loved one can be a trip in itself, however traveling with a loved one that has dementia can put a lot of stress on the family. Here are some helpful tips for traveling with a loved one who has dementia.

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Three Ways Pets Can Benefit Seniors With Memory Loss

August 24th, 2017

Memory loss can be difficult for a loved one to deal with. Pets can actually help your loved one feel more like himself or herself again. Here are three interesting ways a pet can benefit seniors struggling with memory loss.

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Memory Care Checklist: What to Ask

June 16th, 2017

Is it time to have the talk with your parent or loved one about moving into a senior care community? We know this isn’t an easy transition and it is important to do your research before you start touring. Here is a list of questions you should ask when making the move to a memory care community.

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Understanding Dementia Behaviors

May 15th, 2017

As your parent or loved one ages, you may begin to notice subtle changes in their behavior. Studies estimate that 47 billion people worldwide are living with dementia. Here are a few of the earliest signs of dementia and some tips on what to do if you suspect your senior is experiencing symptoms. Early Dementia […]

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Senior Living: Understanding Your Options

May 5th, 2017

Senior living communities offer a variety of services and amenities for seniors at all stages of life. Before choosing a community, it’s important to understand your options and choose the right level for your needs. Here’s a breakdown of the different options to help you make your decision. Remain Independent with Independent Living If you’re […]

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When to Transition from Independent Living to Other Options

April 17th, 2017

Independent Living is perfect for highly independent seniors requiring minimal assistance. But what happens when a resident’s needs begin to grow? There are numerous other living options available for seniors to maintain their independence, while receiving the care choices that they need. Here’s how to tell when your loved one should transition from Independent Care to another care option.

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Senior Living Guide to Moving

March 23rd, 2017

As you begin getting ready for your move into senior living, you may be a bit confused on what to pack. While your new senior apartment will have plenty of space, there’s just no way you can bring everything in your current home. Here are some tips to help you determine what to bring with […]

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Pre-Moving Checklist For Seniors

February 24th, 2017

Have you made the decision to move into a senior living community? As you begin to pack, you may find it difficult to know exactly what to bring. Make sure you are prepared for your big move with this pre-moving checklist from StoryPoint.

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Senior Living Services Compared: Independent, Enhanced, Assisted & Memory Care

February 15th, 2017

Not sure what type of senior living community is right for you? Between independent living, enhanced living, assisted living and memory care, it can be difficult choosing the appropriate community for your needs. Choose your perfect community with help from Independence Village. Independent Living Basic services Staff Assistance with housekeeping, meal preparation, transportation services and […]

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What to Look For In Assisted Living & Memory Care Communities

February 6th, 2017

Moving an older family member into a new place can be difficult, however it is the right thing to do if you are worried about their safety and well-being. Assisted living and memory care options are available to help make the process easier. StoryPoint helps ease the burden by teaching you what to look for in an assisted living or memory care community.

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