1. What to Look For in a Memory Care Assisted Living Facility

    Memory care assisted living differs from regular assisted living in the special training required, the nature of the care provided, and the level of acuity. In an assisted living facility, the residents are able to verbalize their needs, manage some of their own needs, and be an advocate for themsel…Read More

  2. Home Modifications For the Memory Impaired

    Many people, naturally, want to live in their homes and maintain independence for as long as possible. Making the decision to move to an assisted living or a long-term care facility is not always an easy one and is met with fear and apprehension. At Serenity Gardens, we offer patient-focused, qualit…Read More

  3. Myths About Caring for the Memory Impaired

    Dementia, whether related to Alzheimer's disease or some other condition, can be frightening for the patient as well as their family members and caretakers. Dementia and memory impairment can rob a person of their ability to do basic tasks and alters their personality. Many people believe that carin…Read More

  4. It Takes A Community: The Various Careers Available in Memory Care

    When someone suffers from dementia, Alzheimer’s or some other form of memory impairment, it takes a community of people to care for them. If you are a family member who is caring for your loved one who suffers from cognitive impairment, you may already know that you wear too many hats to keep trac…Read More

  5. 5 Facts About Dementia

    With 47 million people currently living with some form of dementia, the idea of what it is is fairly common knowledge, however, it is not well understood by many who are not directly affected. To help bring awareness and offer some general information, here we will share some facts about dementia th…Read More

  6. Why Choose a Career in Memory Care

    More than 47 million people worldwide suffer from some form of long-term dementia. This chronic, progressive disease symptom alters the victim’s perception of reality, causes behavior changes, and significantly impairs logical reasoning and memory. With the number of those who suffer from some for…Read More

  7. The Future of Alzheimer’s Treatments

    Remember When? Curing Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia that affects memory, thinking, problem-solving, and language. Alzheimer’s disease is caused by a build-up of proteins that form plaques and tangles of tau in the brain. These plaques and tangles c…Read More

  8. 6 Ways to Prevent Cognitive Decline

    Our brains are like muscles, and if not used, will decline in abilities and function. Despite popular belief, cognitive decline is not a normal symptom of aging. A decline in activity and responsibility does help advance the decline and, in the elderly, the signs become more prevalent. The good news…Read More