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… Read more »
Category: Memory Care
Learn more about caring for a loved one with dementia and get a look at memory care at Residences Senior Living.
No matter what stage of life you’re in, you most likely enjoy music. But have you ever thought about the value music brings to people with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease? In fact, music may be the best medicine. Back to the Beginning According to Today’s Geriatric Medicine, therapists have long been using music therapy to… Read more »
Like any disease, dementia is intensely personal. It never plays out the same way in different people – and that’s why Residences Senior Living’s memory care program isn’t one-size-fits-all.
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… Read more »
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®… Read more »