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Chasing Away the Cold Weather Blues

Chasing Away the Cold Weather Blues

Winter can be filled with fun traditions, delicious treats and, of course, meaningful time with friends and family. But winter can also be cold, dark and gloomy for months on end, which can lead to some very real cold-weather blues. This is especially ...
Benefits of Reminiscing Over the Holiday Season

Benefits of Reminiscing Over the Holiday Season

The holidays can be a difficult time for families whose loved one is living with memory loss caused by Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. After all, many of our holiday conversations start with “Remember when …”, which can instantly make ...
Celebrating the Holidays Near and Far

Celebrating the Holidays Near and Far

For many, December is filled with holiday cheer – after all, the holidays bring up fond memories of the past for many. From family dinners and desserts to cherished presents, holiday cards and time with those we love, this time of year can bring much joy ...
Meaningful Activities to Do with a Loved One with Dementia

Meaningful Activities to Do with a Loved One with Dementia

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 ...
Giving Back This Thanksgiving

Giving Back This Thanksgiving

November is the month of giving, gratitude and thankfulness, which means that for many of us, our thoughts turn to how we can “give back” to the people and causes we care about. If you have a family caregiver in your immediate circle, one of the most ...
The Benefits of Gratitude for Caregivers

The Benefits of Gratitude for Caregivers

Gratitude is something we naturally think about during November, thanks to Thanksgiving – the time of year when we gather with those we love to give thanks for the blessings in our lives. However, you may not realize that November is National Family ...
Why Families Are Thankful for Bridges® by EPOCH at Norwalk

Why Families Are Thankful for Bridges® by EPOCH at Norwalk

Gratefulness is the key to a happy life, and being thankful is something we are especially cognizant about at this time of year. Not only are we approaching Thanksgiving – which is, as the name states, all about giving thanks – but we’re also getting ...
5 Things Family Caregivers Should Know About Memory Care

5 Things Family Caregivers Should Know About Memory Care

When you become a family caregiver to a loved one with dementia, it’s natural to have a lot of questions (and maybe even some misconceptions) about the situation. What’s normal? What’s not? What can you expect as the disease progresses, and what will ...
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