ARCHIVE of 2019
Interviews with Residents at Living Branches
Everyone’s reasons for choosing Living Branches are different. However, their experiences here are all full of caring staff, friendship, happiness, and personalized care plans to support their individual lifestyles. Hear..
Resident Stories in Personal Care at Living Branches
Making the decision to move to Personal Care can be challenging, but you are not alone. Hear from our residents about their transition into Personal Care and how their wonderful..
Memory Care 101: What to Expect From a Memory Care Community
Kathleen Roberts Posted on August 26, 2019
The average age of the population is getting older. As the baby boomers reach retirement and the average age of the American population continues to increase, there are more senior..
Dementia Care for Seniors: Communication Techniques
Kathleen Roberts Posted on July 29, 2019
Dementia affects a great deal of America’s older population. Dementia is a general term for memory loss and other cognitive loss serious enough to interfere with daily life. It’s..
How to determine when your loved one needs Personal Care
Karen Walser Posted on July 15, 2019
How to determine when your loved one needs Personal Care As senior adults age and their health needs change, a move to Personal Care, also known as assisted living, may..
Older Adults Month: Week Four
Margaret Zook, Director of Church and Community Relations Posted on May 30, 2019
NPR reported on a group of engineers walking through the airports in aging sensitivity suits. The suits were to help understand the unique issues of navigation for older adults...
Finding the Best Activities for People Living with Dementia
Keeping active can improve a person’s quality of life, bringing pleasure and meaning. Seniors living with dementia often find everyday activities are more difficult. But choosing appropriate, failure-free activities..
Older Americans Month: Week Three
Margaret Zook, Director of Church and Community Relations Posted on May 22, 2019
A Plan for Living Well in Later Life As we think of the many years ahead of us, we wish for them to be as happy and healthy as possible...
10 Scams that Target Seniors and How to Protect Yourself
Bruce Alder Posted on January 29, 2019
While anyone can be a victim of fraud, we are seeing more and more scammers targeting retirees. Scammers target seniors because they are able to manipulate seniors to quickly..