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Social Distancing in Senior Living

Many Americans are now following social distancing guidelines. However, social distancing can lead to feelings of isolation for many people. Social isolation brings with it a whole new set of problems. It can be difficult for many people to handle, and for seniors, it can even jeopardize their health. According to a report done by [...]

By |2020-03-31T12:34:05-05:00March 31st, 2020|Blog, Health|Comments Off on Social Distancing in Senior Living

Dementia and Assisted Living Facilities: Tips for Preventing the Spread of Germs

While the cold and flu season may be coming to an end soon, the same can't be said for the coronavirus, aka COVID-19. And just like with the flu season, seniors and those with compromised immune systems are the ones who are the most vulnerable to the coronavirus. Also, caregivers may be especially vulnerable to [...]

By |2020-03-19T16:42:40-05:00March 19th, 2020|Blog, Health, Senior Living|Comments Off on Dementia and Assisted Living Facilities: Tips for Preventing the Spread of Germs

Best Snacks For Alzheimer’s in Assisted Living

Seniors with Alzheimer's are especially susceptible to poor nutritional habits. The end result, if left untreated, is serious health problems. Poor nutrition will not only increase the risk of developing health issues but also will negatively affect emotional and cognitive health. This post will teach you how to help your loved one fulfill all of [...]

By |2020-03-03T13:29:20-05:00February 29th, 2020|Blog, Health, Memory Care, Senior Living|Comments Off on Best Snacks For Alzheimer’s in Assisted Living

Staying Active With Alzheimer’s in Senior Living

The key to staying active in Alzheimer's senior living is to embrace habits that improve your overall health. This includes:         exercise         a healthy diet         staying mentally active         staying social The science also shows that these habits may affect brain [...]

By |2020-02-19T14:44:25-05:00February 19th, 2020|Blog, Health, Senior Living|Comments Off on Staying Active With Alzheimer’s in Senior Living

Movies For Seniors With Alzheimer’s And Assisted Living

Nostalgia is more than just a sensation. It can also be an effective part of your memory care routine (and memory loss treatment as well). Anything can bring about nostalgia, but movies and music are especially effective. Here's why classic movies are so effective for seniors who are experiencing memory loss.     Movies and [...]

By |2020-02-05T11:03:35-05:00February 5th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Movies For Seniors With Alzheimer’s And Assisted Living

When To Seek Out Senior Assisted Living

Caring for a parent or senior loved one isn't easy. It can take its toll on caregivers and their relatives. This is especially the case if the senior is diagnosed with dementia. Assisted living seems like an attractive option at this time, but how do you know if it's the right time to seek our [...]

By |2020-01-24T15:50:24-05:00January 24th, 2020|Blog, Senior Living|Comments Off on When To Seek Out Senior Assisted Living

What to Look for in Purposefully Built Memory Care Facilities

Memory Care Communities in FL November is approaching, which means Alzheimer's awareness month is coming. It's at this time that the national institutes of health will try to find new treatments and interventions for Alzheimer's and dementia patients.  As more and more baby boomers continue to retire, the number of dementia cases continues to rise. [...]

By |2019-10-31T23:15:46-05:00October 31st, 2019|Blog, Senior Living|Comments Off on What to Look for in Purposefully Built Memory Care Facilities

How “Memory Care” for Alzheimer’s Differs from Assisted Living

Looking for Alzheimer's Housing or Assisted Living? If you or a loved one has Alzheimer's, then you might be wondering if Alzheimer's Housing or Memory Care is really needed.  After all, the cost of Memory Care is higher; is it essential? To know the answer to that question, one must understand the differences between Alzheimer's [...]

By |2019-10-25T16:14:49-05:00October 25th, 2019|Blog, Memory Care, Senior Living|Comments Off on How “Memory Care” for Alzheimer’s Differs from Assisted Living

How can I Find Memory Care Near Me?

Alzheimer's is a very difficult condition for seniors. It's also difficult for caregivers as well. This is why many Americans are asking "how can I find memory care near me." Here at Sabal Palms, we'll go through the different memory care options for your loved one with Alzheimer's. Each option is good, but some might [...]

By |2019-10-04T00:26:55-05:00September 30th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on How can I Find Memory Care Near Me?

Finding Long-Term Care for a Person with Alzheimer’s

Why Look for Outside Care in Alzheimer's assisted living facilities? It's an unfortunate truth that Alzheimer's disease can't be managed in the later stages without special care. Cognitive decline eventually makes basic activities like showering or going to the bathroom impossible. Even getting dressed can become too difficult. The worst part, however, is that someone [...]

By |2019-10-04T00:06:27-05:00September 22nd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Finding Long-Term Care for a Person with Alzheimer’s