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Memory Care

therapy animals

Therapy Animals and the Difference They Make

If you are a pet owner, you’ve probably experienced the many therapeutic and emotional benefits that animals provide. It can be something as simple as coming home after a bad day and being greeted very enthusiastically by your dog or taking your horse for a long trail ride.  Pets are great at helping us get …

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What Does “Memory Care” Mean?

Memory Care is a program or level of specialized care for people living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Dedicated areas of senior living communities provide safe and secure environments where staff can closely monitor the well-being of residents. You’ll also find programs, activities, and events that are designed to help memory care residents …

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Why Senior Living is Beneficial to Happy Aging

When thinking about aging, negative associations often follow – will I have trouble getting around, will I face health issues, will I be alone…That said, a positive attitude can transform the experience of aging.   Decades of research on ‘happy aging’ has confirmed that a positive outlook can improve one’s emotional and physical health throughout the …

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Top Memory Games to Exercise the Mind

While physical exercise and daily movement are key to living a healthy life, mental exercise for brain health and dexterity are equally as important and memory games are one of the most effective and entertaining ways of getting your mind and memory in shape.   A recent study published in JAMA Psychiatry associated activities like reading books or …

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transition

A Continuum of Care – When Should You Make the Transition?

We all age differently and thereby will face different challenges over the years including a transition of living. Navigating health care decisions later on in life isn’t always a straightforward progression either. Making the decision to move from an independent living environment to one that involves 24-hour care is one that should be carefully thought …

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The Therapeutic Connection between Art and Stroke Victims

Strokes are very common, in fact, they are the leading cause of disability in the US and the fifth leading cause of death. A stroke occurs when oxygen and nutrients are unable to reach the brain because of a blood clot or ruptured artery. When brain cells are starved of oxygen, they die, and the function …

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The Power of Planned Giving – Creating a Legacy that Matters

If you’ve ever donated to a non-profit before, you’ve realized that every donation matters – big or small. However, there are more ways to make a difference than just a one-time, monthly, or even yearly donation to your favorite organization.   Planned Giving, also known as legacy giving, deferred giving, or estate giving is a powerful …

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CNA Kristin Middlebrook: Compassion and Patience are Essential Skills

Certified Nurse Assistant Kristin Middlebrook fondly remembers her time with her great-grandmother. “I was around 11 and she was in her 90s. I always felt so wonderful when I helped her and she was so grateful.” That feeling of caring for another and fulfilling a need stayed with Kristin. Fast forward to her adult years. …

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Concierge Care at Noble Horizons…A Brand New Life!

Bringing comfort, care and healing to every member of the Noble Horizons community is what we do every single day. To underscore this commitment, Noble Horizons has introduced Concierge Care which will ensure that a guest’s care and experience exceed their expectations. Community members entering Noble Horizons for rehabilitation care will enjoy daily visits from …

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