Author: The Greens at Greenwich

  • Physical Activity and Memory Care: Boosting Cognitive Health for Your Loved One

    Physical activity is a cornerstone of good health throughout all stages of life. For seniors, particularly those in memory care programs, regular exercise can have profound benefits – not just for physical health, but for memory and cognitive function, too. At The Greens at Greenwich, we recognize the essential role of physical activity in enhancing…

  • Art Therapy for Memory Care Residents: Colors of Creativity and Connection

    Caring for seniors living with Alzheimer’s or dementia requires a multifaceted approach aimed at nurturing not only their medical and physical needs but also their cognitive, emotional, and social well-being. One innovative and powerful method to address these dimensions of memory care is art therapy, a creative and therapeutic process that utilizes artistic expression to…

  • Optimal Nutrition in Memory Care: Supporting Cognitive Health and Well-being

    The importance of nutrition in maintaining overall health and well-being cannot be overstated. For seniors in memory care, proper nutrition is vital in supporting cognitive function, managing symptoms of memory-related disorders, and promoting overall quality of life. This blog post aims to highlight the significance of nutrition in memory care and explain how The Greens…

  • Nutritional Care for Memory Health: Optimize Wellness for Your Loved One

    A balanced diet is essential for maintaining optimal health and well-being at any age. However, its importance is magnified for individuals in memory care programs, where proper nutrition serves as a powerful tool to preserve cognitive function and promote physical health. The Greens at Greenwich understands the critical role that nutrition plays in memory care,…

  • Embracing Person-Centered Care in Memory Care: Why It Matters

    In the realm of senior care–particularly for those living with memory-related disorders like Alzheimer’s or dementia–it has become increasingly evident that a “one-size-fits-all” approach may not meet each resident’s unique needs. Instead, a more personalized, attentive, and empathetic approach is necessary; this is where the concept of person-centered care comes to the forefront.  This blog…

  • Art Therapy for Memory Care: Unlock the Benefits for Your Loved One

    Art plays an integral part in the lives of many individuals, regardless of their age. For seniors, particularly those in memory care programs, art therapy can be a powerful tool to reduce anxiety, improve cognitive abilities, and promote mental well-being. At The Greens at Greenwich, we understand the importance of incorporating art therapy into our…

  • The Several Benefits of Arts and Crafts for Dementia Care

    Dementia is a common condition that affects millions of people worldwide. It is a progressive disease that affects memory, thinking, and behavior. Dementia can be a challenging condition to manage, not just for the person living with it but also for their loved ones and caregivers. One way to improve the quality of life for…

  • Alzheimer’s Disease: The Myths You Need to Stop Believing

    Alzheimer’s is a progressive brain disorder affecting memory, thinking, and behavior. It is the most common cause of dementia, accounting for up to 80% of all cases. Despite its prevalence, many myths and misconceptions about Alzheimer’s disease can lead to confusion and fear. Here are eight of the most common Alzheimer’s disease myths and facts.…

  • How Art Exploration Can Improve Mental Health in Seniors

    As people grow older, they may experience a range of challenges that can affect their mental health and well-being. Seniors may feel isolated, lonely, or disconnected from their world.  Art exploration is a powerful tool that can encourage positivity in seniors and improve their overall quality of life. This article will explore the benefits of…

  • Enhancing Quality of Life – Art Therapy for Dementia

    Dementia is a progressive neurological disorder that affects millions of people worldwide. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, accounting for 60-80% of cases. Dementia is a devastating condition that affects memory, thinking, and behavior, and can have a profound impact on an individual’s quality of life.  Art therapy is a creative approach…