Category: Dementia Care

  • Helping Alzheimer’s Patients Maintain a Spiritual Connection

    For many seniors, spirituality and religious beliefs play a significant role in their overall well-being and comfort. Addressing the spiritual needs of individuals with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia is an important aspect of providing a comprehensive and holistic approach to memory care. At The Greens at Greenwich, we understand that attending to the…

  • Therapeutic Benefits of Art in Alzheimer’s Care: Cognitive Stimulation and More

    The therapeutic power of art has long been recognized as a valuable tool for fostering emotional expression, reducing stress, and promoting overall well-being. For individuals living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, engaging in creative activities can provide numerous cognitive, emotional, and social benefits that are essential to maintaining a high quality of life.…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 6 Symptoms of Dementia to Look Out For

    Dementia is a debilitating disease that affects the elderly, and it’s important to keep an eye out for early signs in parents or loved ones. Early detection of dementia symptoms can help manage the disease, making life much easier for the patient and their family. Here are six dementia symptoms to track in elderly parents:…

  • Breaking Down the Barriers to Comprehensive Dementia Care

    Dementia is a devastating condition that affects tons of people worldwide. It is a progressive disorder that impairs memory, thinking, and behavior, and it can profoundly impact the lives of those who go through it, as well as their families and caregivers. The challenges of providing comprehensive dementia care can be significant, but it is…

  • Beyond Words-Exploring the Benefits of Art Therapy for Seniors

    Beyond Words: Exploring the Benefits of Art Therapy for Seniors Art therapy is a form of therapy in which individuals use art as a means of expression and communication. It is a process that helps individuals to explore their emotions, thoughts, and experiences through the creation of art. Art therapy has been shown to be…

  • Understanding How Socialization Can Benefit People with Dementia

    Dementia is a disease affecting millions of people worldwide. It is a progressive disease that affects memory, cognitive function, and behavior. Dementia can be a challenging condition to manage, not just for the person with the disease but also for their families and caregivers. One of the ways to manage dementia is through socialization. Socialization…

  • You Need a Memory Care Facility When You Spot These 4 Signs

    Memory care facilities are designed to provide specialized care and support for individuals with memory impairments, such as dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. These facilities offer a safe and secure environment that caters to the unique needs of those with memory loss, including 24-hour supervision, specialized programming, and assistance with daily activities. Consider a memory care…