While this time has been difficult for so many, it has especially impacted our senior community and those in long-term care. I’ve talked a lot about how COVID-19 has presented unique and challenging issues around caring for older adults and, in particular, those with memory loss. The role of caregiver can often be overwhelming, [...]
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Thank You To All Our Heroes! We would like to thank everyone for their support and cooperation as we continue to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. Even with our challenges, we still had a wonderful Mother’s Day celebrating with all our mothers and friends! Some wonderful Cub Scouts decorated our front [...]
There Are More Challenges Than Just COVID-19: Take These Additional Precautions to Keep Your Loved One Safe!
During times like these, there are more challenges than just dealing with primary health and safety concerns. Whether it’s your financial or mental health, seniors and those with memory issues are even more susceptible to these dangers. Many of them have a more difficult time adapting to this new reality. Looking after a loved [...]
In our last blog, we discussed the basics of what COVID-19 is, how to take simple precautions, and some information about our guidelines for staying safe, as well as the state’s response to this crisis. Now, I’d like to share some helpful tips on how to prepare yourself and your loved ones for some [...]
The information below represents current knowledge at the date of posting. Please continue to check for updated information during this health crisis. We are all struggling to cope with the current situation. Everyone is feeling the effects, even if COVID-19 has not directly impacted you personally. Our mission is to always support our friends, [...]
We Love Our Arbor Springs Family! While we are still adapting to this new normal every day, we are always finding ways to enjoy our time together and connect as usual. This month we celebrated Easter as well as continued to pass the time while remaining safe and healthy. Also, we [...]
We Are All In This Together March brought with it many challenges. We would like to thank everyone for helping with our restricted activities and all the precautions we are taking. But we are all staying positive and would like to use this platform for continuing our outreach and coordination around [...]
More Than a Game While we focused on games in our last post, I wanted to talk more about the everyday activities that can also benefit your brain and strengthen memory. Some are easy, while others are more involved, but all offer excellent opportunities to stay mentally fit. It is essential to remember that [...]
Nothing but love at Arbor Springs! Thank you all for a wonderful February! Our Valentine's Day celebrations were so much fun! The Sweetheart Luncheon and Potluck were both full of love and tasty food. Our Physician's Forum was also extremely informative and helpful. Dr. Angel taught us a lot and shared [...]
We’re Game! Does your loved one’s memory concern you? Are you looking for ways to spend time together and keep your minds active? Whatever the reason is, it is perfectly normal to look for new ways to keep the minds of those we care about as sharp as possible. Many studies point to a likely [...]