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Tips for Traveling with a Loved One with Dementia

Tips for Traveling with a Loved One with Dementia

Caregiving is difficult, but caregiving while traveling can be more so. The good news is, with preparation, your summer travels can be easier. During this vacation season, remember to consider how your loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia may feel ...
Epoch At Lexington Adds Memory Care Community

Epoch At Lexington Adds Memory Care Community

Operator Epoch Senior Living (Waltham, Mass.) and real estate investment and development firm National Development (Newton Lower Falls, Mass.) celebrated the open of a new memory care community at Epoch at Lexington in Lexington, Mass. Bridges by ...
Advice by Alicia: The Healing Powers of Nature

Advice by Alicia: The Healing Powers of Nature

Alicia Seaver is the Vice President of Memory Care Operations for EPOCH Senior Living and a Certified Memory Impairment Specialist. Every month, she addresses a specific issue related to memory and memory care. If you’re interested in hearing about a ...
Ribbon Cutting Held for Bridges® by EPOCH at Lexington

Ribbon Cutting Held for Bridges® by EPOCH at Lexington

LEXINGTON, MA—Bridges® by EPOCH at Lexington celebrated the opening of its new memory care assisted living community, designed exclusively to support seniors with dementia. The ribbon cutting and grand opening celebration was held at the community, ...
Epoch At Lexington Adds Memory Care Community

Epoch At Lexington Adds Memory Care Community

LEXINGTON, Mass. — EPOCH Senior Living and National Development have opened Bridges by EPOCH at Lexington, a memory care community in the Boston suburb of Lexington. The community is located next to the Belmont Country Club and features three ...
Advice by Alicia: Defining Aphasia & Managing a Diagnosis

Advice by Alicia: Defining Aphasia & Managing a Diagnosis

Q: I had never heard of aphasia before, and suddenly, since my father’s been diagnosed with primary progressive aphasia, I’ve been hearing a lot about it. With all the information available, it’s difficult to understand what I need to know and what I ...
Benefits of Pet Therapy for People with Dementia

Benefits of Pet Therapy for People with Dementia

For many of us, there’s a certain level of excitement that occurs when we see a beloved pet. From the wagging tail of a friendly dog to the comfort of a purring cat, animals can greatly impact our mental health. Did you know the same is true for older ...
Memory Care Versus Nursing Homes: What’s the Difference?

Memory Care Versus Nursing Homes: What’s the Difference?

When it comes to memory care communities and nursing homes, the differences can be drastic, especially for those living with dementia, but they do share some similarities. Discover some of the many ways they can similarly support seniors, as well as why ...
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