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Navigating the Decision for Assisted Living: Recognizing the Signs and Supporting Your Loved Ones
As loved ones age, they will inevitably encounter new challenges that raise the delicate question of whether it is time to make the move to assisted living.
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Chapters Living resident enjoying summer activity
Summer is a fun time of the year with lots of sunshine, outdoor activities, and enjoyable experiences with loved ones. Learn valuable tips from our team to help your aging loved one stay safe and comfortable during summertime.
Senior living, memory care, activities for seniors, memory care activities, Alzheimer's care, dementia care.
At Chapters Living, we help our residents live life to the fullest! Memory care activities aren’t just about fun (even though we have plenty of that!) We build our event calendars with intentional programming that offers a wide variety of benefits to our residents. Here are some of the key ways engaging activities boost the health, wellness, and lifestyles of seniors with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia.
Chapters Living residents sharing stories
Finding ways to stay sharp is especially important as we age. One of the more fun ways to exercise the brain is through storytelling. Sharing personal experiences is a great way for seniors to enhance cognitive function, improve communication, and foster social connections. Here are five simple and effective ways to prompt storytelling when visiting your aging loved one.
Chapters Living culinary team preparing a nutritious snack for senior living residents
Good nutrition is essential for seniors to maintain physical strength, cognitive health, and overall well-being. At Chapters Living, our culinary directors plan and make nutritious (and delicious) meals so our residents can thrive!
Mother’s Day and Father’s Day are right around the corner! Read on for creative celebration and gift-giving ideas for making Mother’s Day and Father’s Day extra special this year!
When considering memory care for a loved one, the focus is finding a place that will support their happiness and wellbeing, both of which are closely tied to their sense of belonging within the community. At Chapters Living, we understand the importance of building connection, engagement, and fun for individuals dealing with Alzheimer’s or dementia.
Learn effective strategies for managing your parents' finances to ensure their financial stability and security. Discover practical tips to navigate topics such as budgeting, investments, and healthcare costs, enabling you to confidently handle your parents' financial affairs as they age.
As a senior, there can be an abundance of complex paperwork, decision-making obligations, and an increase in care requirements. Elder law attorneys are experts on important legal issues including finances, long-term care, and healthcare. Read to learn more about Elder Law.
In today's digital age, the internet has become an indispensable tool for obtaining information. However, when it comes to senior care, it is crucial to ensure that the information is accurate, reliable, and trustworthy.
Does searching for a senior living community feel like you are lost with no map? Let us be your tour guide in the world of senior living. Here are our five key steps to navigating senior living options.
Assisted living and memory care are vital services that come at a price. Fortunately, there are a variety of options available if one is willing to be a bit resourceful and creative. Here are 7 options to consider for funding you or your loved ones long term care.
Summer is a fun time of the year with lots of sunshine, outdoor activities, and enjoyable experiences with loved ones. Learn valuable tips from our team to help your aging loved one stay safe and comfortable during summertime.
At Chapters Living, we help our residents live life to the fullest! Memory care activities aren’t just about fun (even though we have plenty of that!) We build our event calendars with intentional programming that offers a wide variety of benefits to our residents. Here are some of the key ways engaging activities boost the health, wellness, and lifestyles of seniors with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia.
Good nutrition is essential for seniors to maintain physical strength, cognitive health, and overall well-being. At Chapters Living, our culinary directors plan and make nutritious (and delicious) meals so our residents can thrive!
Everybody loves good music! But did you know that music therapy has the power to improve cognitive function and boost moods of seniors with dementia? Music therapy is used to improve physical, emotional, cognitive, and social well-being. For individuals with memory loss, music has a unique ability to reach parts of the brain that are still functioning well, even when other areas are compromised.
Memory care communities offer residents specialized care and activities to promote the health and wellness of seniors with dementia. Want to learn more about memory care and its unique benefits?
Let’s face it, not all communities are created equal. Evaluating assisted living and memory care facilities takes a bit of consideration and a sprinkle of humor. Grab a cup of tea and check out these seven factors to consider when looking for care for your loved one.
Finding ways to stay sharp is especially important as we age. One of the more fun ways to exercise the brain is through storytelling. Sharing personal experiences is a great way for seniors to enhance cognitive function, improve communication, and foster social connections. Here are five simple and effective ways to prompt storytelling when visiting your aging loved one.
Mother’s Day and Father’s Day are right around the corner! Read on for creative celebration and gift-giving ideas for making Mother’s Day and Father’s Day extra special this year!
Caregivers have a lot of responsibilities each day. Respite care is a short-term break for caregivers that allows for a more balanced lifestyle. Learn more about respite care anf other senior care offerings.
Being a caregiver can often feel like a full-time job. Balancing caregiving responsibilities with your everyday life is important for a healthy lifestyle. Read our tips for juggling all your roles.
As our loved ones grow older, finding the right senior living community can become a significant priority. Each family member may have different viewpoints and expectations. To ensure a smooth process, it is helpful for families to identify specific roles and responsibilities.
What's best for mom? This can be an emotionally charged question that siblings may not agree on. Often, each sibling has different ideas and opinions on what is best for their parent. However, finding common ground is important in ensuring the well-being and happiness of your elderly family member.
We play lots of rounds of BINGO here at Chapters Living! Why? Of course it is a fun, engaging game - but it also exercises the brain in surprising ways! For seniors, especially those living with dementia, finding activities that are not only enjoyable but also beneficial for their brain health is crucial. Discover the benefits of this classic game and how it can boost the cognitive skills of seniors with dementia.
Happy Autumn! As the leaves start to change and the holidays approach, it inspires many fun activities from baking apple crisp to playing spooky games. Celebrate the season with these five fun festivities that make the most of all things fall.
When considering memory care for a loved one, the focus is finding a place that will support their happiness and wellbeing, both of which are closely tied to their sense of belonging within the community. At Chapters Living, we understand the importance of building connection, engagement, and fun for individuals dealing with Alzheimer’s or dementia.
There’s many questions to be asked when touring a senior living community that will help guide the decision process. While taking in all the sights on a community tour, it's easy to forget to get answers to key questions. We have created a checklist of questions to bring on your next tour.
You’ve gathered all the information you can online and it is time to start visiting communities in person; but what should you be looking for during a tour? Check out our top four tips for assessing senior living communities.
As individuals age, memory-related conditions like Alzheimer's disease and dementia pose unique challenges that require specialized care. Memory care provides an environment specifically catered to those with Alzheimer's disease and dementia to promote their wellbeing.
When it comes to senior living, knowing how to choose the level of care can feel like an overwhelming task. Learn more about the available senior care options and what they mean for your or your loved one!
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BINGO! A Fun Game & Brain Exercise

March 28, 2024
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Music Therapy Matters in Memory Care

March 12, 2024
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5 Benefits of Specialized Memory Care Communities

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Navigating Your Aging Parents’ Finances: 7 Practical Tips for Financial Stability and Security

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Finding Support: Exploring Respite Care and Resources for Caregivers

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Tips for Balancing Caregiving with Personal Life

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