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News & Blogs

Information about senior living and memory care is scattered all over the internet, making it hard to find one comprehensive resource. If you’ve been looking for information on senior brain health and wellness, positive aging and memory support at every stage, visit our News & Blogs page frequently.

Going Green: Indoor Gardening Ideas for Apartment Living

Going Green: Indoor Gardening Ideas for Apartment Living

Gardening is a hobby that many enjoy. From vegetables to florals to succulents and more, gardening is a great ...
Volunteering in a Memory Care Community is Priceless

Volunteering in a Memory Care Community is Priceless

Volunteering can seem impossible, but is so very possible Susan Burdorf, Volunteer Coordinator Sometimes ...
Offering Assisted Living Services That Support Your Independence

Offering Assisted Living Services That Support Your Independence

Being independent is a desire we all have, no matter how young or old we are. Yet as we age, it becomes more and ...
Why Music Is a Powerful Engagement Tool for Individuals with Dementia

Why Music Is a Powerful Engagement Tool for Individuals with Dementia

By Genevieve Scott, MT-BC, Abe’s Garden Life Engagement Coordinator and Music Therapist The power of music is ...
Mom with dementia is in a downward spiral at the hospital, what do I do now?

Mom with dementia is in a downward spiral at the hospital, what do I do now?

By Judy Given, Abe’s Garden and Park Manor Director of Campus Development I recently spoke with a man looking ...
Healthy Aging During Retirement: Nutrition, Exercise, and Lifestyle Changes

Healthy Aging During Retirement: Nutrition, Exercise, and Lifestyle Changes

People these days are living longer and longer, which is why we’re seeing such a focus on healthy aging. In order ...
Finding a Hobby to Stay Busy After Retirement

Finding a Hobby to Stay Busy After Retirement

Most of us can’t wait to retire. Who hasn’t daydreamed of relaxing on the beach during a particularly grueling day ...
Dementia Caregiver Tip: Continue to Incorporate Interests

Dementia Caregiver Tip: Continue to Incorporate Interests

by Chris Coelho, Senior Director of Quality Analysis “My loved one with dementia doesn’t want to do anything at ...
Top 5 New Year Resolutions for Retirees

Top 5 New Year Resolutions for Retirees

Is retirement in the air for you? Whether you’re planning to retire in 2019, have already retired and are looking ...
Why You Should Spend the Holidays with Your Senior Loved One

Why You Should Spend the Holidays with Your Senior Loved One

If you have a senior loved one in your family whom you see infrequently, consider spending some time with him or ...
5 Reasons Why Seniors Should Embrace Technology

5 Reasons Why Seniors Should Embrace Technology

Think you can’t teach an old dog new tricks? Guess again. While many people might expect that all the newfangled ...
Difference in Traditional Assisted Living and Memory Care

Difference in Traditional Assisted Living and Memory Care

By Judy Given, Abe’s Garden and Park Manor Director of Campus Development I often hear families remark, “I ...