Deciding that your loved one may need to move to a Memory Home will likely be among one of the most difficult decisions you ever make. Many people feel guilt that they are unable to be the caregiver for their parent that their parent was for them. If your loved one is suffering from a [...]
I ended my last blog with “Please don’t try to correct the person with Alzheimer’s/Dementia. Just be present in their reality, accepting where they are, in their world, at this moment, enjoying wherever the interaction takes you!” I have heard a great term for a method that can help us to do that very thing! [...]
One of the most difficult things for families and care giver's is the change in communication that comes with the progression of Alzheimer's/Dementia (A/D). Persons with A/D are no longer able to perceive the world as we see it, yet we continue to try to converse and make them understand in the same old ways, [...]
Family members and loved ones deal with a lot of stress when a person is diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer's. A diagnosis like this can be incredibly scary for everyone around, and it can often lead to depression in caregivers. The golden rule in rendering aid when your loved one has dementia is that you [...]
Here at Landmark Memory Care, we are enthusiastic about providing the best living standards for those in our community experiencing memory loss. Being able to communicate effectively with community members is one of the most important parts of the care we provide, and one of the ways we do this, is through music. As Alzheimer’s [...]
We're growing! And will soon need to double our staff! We are looking for exceptional people. We need Care Partners who have a passion for seniors with Alzheimer’s/Dementia. No experience needed. Just a caring heart and an eagerness to learn. We will train you in the various techniques that we use and find effective. Our main [...]
Megan Carnarius RN, NHA, LMT, author and an expert in Alzheimer's/Dementia will provide a "Leader's in Dementia" training at Landmark Memory Care. Two 4 hour sessions will be held. Part 1 will be held on Thursday, February 2nd, from 12:30-4:30. Part 2 will be held on Thursday February 16th from 12:30-4:30. Cost of each session [...]
Join us at Landmark Memory Care on Wednesday, January 25th, from 10 am-12 noon for a presentation by the Alzheimer's Association on "Alzheimer's and Behaviors". This is a FREE presentation and is open to the public. Call 720-537-9355 to reserve a seat!
Here are some great books to help you along your journey in caring for those with Alzheimer's and other Dementias! Creating Moments of Joy by Jolene Bradley This is a great pocket book full of insights on how to create moments of joy in your loved one's life...and thereby create moments of joy in yours [...]
Landmark Memory Care Landmark is warm and inviting and ready to create moments of JOY for you and your family. Call 720.537.9355 for more information and a tour. We'd love to hear from you. We are a secured memory care community that focuses on a family atmosphere.