Uncovering and Understanding Dementia-Related Behaviors

On Tuesday, March 31, 2020, Residences Senior Living hosted our first ever Live Webinar in place of our monthly educational event. Using the latest technology and user-friendly platform, we were able to broadcast our planned seminar online in order to do our part to help maintain social distancing. Program Director of the Institute for Excellence…

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Mealtime Tips for People With Dementia

Caregiver helps senior woman with dementia at mealtime

  On average, Americans spend more than an hour each day eating. And while mealtimes are necessary for getting the nutrients we need, they’re also important social and cultural occasions. For people with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, mealtimes can be difficult due to physical and mental changes. But it’s vital to make…

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What is a Virtual Dementia Tour®?

  The Virtual Dementia Tour® is an experience that allows participants to see what it may be like to not only age, but also have Dementia. You get to walk in the shoes of someone with Dementia, and experience first hand what its like to have potential hearing loss, or vision impairment, and difficulty with…

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Snoezelen®Therapy Environments Improve the Quality of Life for Residents with Dementia

sensory care

Residences at Deer Creek utilizes Snoezelen ® Therapy Environments to create a calming sensory experience for our memory support residents. This therapeutic approach also lowers the stress chemistry in the brain and increases its natural relaxation. Music, specialized lighting, and aromas work together harmoniously to create these therapeutic environments. Some of the benefits of Snoezelen®…

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