It’s Okay to Miss Your Loved One During the COVID-19 Outbreak (And How to Contact Them!)

  It’s Okay to Miss Your Loved One During the COVID-19 Outbreak (And How to Contact Them!) COVID-19. Coronavirus. You can’t scroll through social media for more than a minute without seeing something about the virus, whether...

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Singing Away the Dementia Blues

Singing Away the Dementia Blues             We love to sing at Sensations Memory Care Residence. Music is a great connector among people. So many of our residents here are talented and unashamed...

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Memory Impairment and Participation

           What do our loved ones with memory impairments like to do? The answer is going to be different for everyone because, chances are, they want to do what they’ve always liked! Although diseases like dementia...

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Fun in The Park

One of the best parts of my job is when my residents and I can act goofy together without a care. During our Fitness Fun exercises the other day, I started acting like a chicken. I put my hands up to my armpits, wiggled my “wings”, and...

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Our December Volunteers

In the month of December, Sensations was lucky enough to have a lot of lovely people walk through our doors. Different groups from the surrounding area came and volunteered their time to our residents through caroling, card gifting, and more! Every...

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Healthy Habits and Illness Prevention

As the chilly weather sweeps in, so does cold and flu season. With seniors (65+ years old), immune systems aren’t working the same as they used to, which means it’s crucial to keep a clean environment for them. The influenza virus can get...

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Preserving a Persons Dignity with a Memory Impairment.

Some of you might ask, “What is Dignity? And what does it have to do with Caregiving?” So I want to start there! Dignity by definition is: “the state or quality of being worthy of honor or respect.” What contributes to a...

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People with Dementia Can Still Enjoy Having Visitors

Even if your older adult has Alzheimer’s or dementia, they may still enjoy having visitors. But it takes skill from both sides to have a positive experience when visiting someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia. So, set your visitors up for...

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