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Making a Memory Box for a Loved One with Dementia

Making a Memory Box for a Loved One with Dementia

December 19, 2020

People living with dementia tend to remember their far-off past relatively well but might not be able to remember an event that happened yesterday. That’s why a memory box can be a great way to connect with your loved ones as they recall different people and events from their past.

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December 2020 News from The Lodge at Grand Junction

December 2020 News from The Lodge at Grand Junction

December 12, 2020

This December, The Lodge at Grand Junction is spreading holiday joy, sharing caregiving tips, and more.

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Long-Term Care Industry Applauds CDC for Making Residents/Staff Priority for Vaccine

Long-Term Care Industry Applauds CDC for Making Residents/Staff Priority for Vaccine

December 3, 2020

The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), released a statement in response to the decision by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), a panel of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to include long-term care residents and staff, including nursing homes and assisted living communities, for the first round “1a" of vaccine distribution.

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5 Things Caregivers Can Do to Prevent Sundowning in Individuals with Dementia

5 Things Caregivers Can Do to Prevent Sundowning in Individuals with Dementia

November 12, 2020

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, as many as 20 percent of people living with the disease will experience symptoms of sundowning, defined as a state of confusion and agitation that begins at the end of the day and lasts into the night. Symptoms of sundowning include disorientation, anxiety, agitation, insomnia, and behaviors such as yelling, pacing, wandering, or ignoring directions.

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WellAge Senior Living to Manage 3 Retirement Communities in Oklahoma and Nevada

WellAge Senior Living to Manage 3 Retirement Communities in Oklahoma and Nevada

November 6, 2020

LAKEWOOD, CO (November 2020) – WellAge Senior Living, a sister company of Vivage Senior Living, has been selected to manage three senior lifestyle communities located in Oklahoma and Nevada. On November 1, [2020], WellAge will assume management responsibilities for Emerald Square in Oklahoma City, Okla.; Willowood in Mustang, Okla.; and Sterling Ridge in Las Vegas, Nev.

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November 2020 News from The Lodge at Grand Junction

November 2020 News from The Lodge at Grand Junction

November 5, 2020

As we approach Thanksgiving, it’s a wonderful time to slow down and experience gratitude for all of the good things in your life, especially after all we’ve been through in 2020 with the pandemic.

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The Lodge Maintenance Director, Vic Blum, Recalls His Past as a Member of the U.S. Air Force

The Lodge Maintenance Director, Vic Blum, Recalls His Past as a Member of the U.S. Air Force

October 30, 2020

Vic Blum, The Lodge at Grand Junction's maintenance director, said serving in the U.S. Air Force shaped his personal values for the rest of his life, including the way he approaches his role at The Lodge.

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October 2020 News from The Lodge at Grand Junction

October 2020 News from The Lodge at Grand Junction

October 21, 2020

This October, The Lodge at Grand Junction is sharing news and information regarding caregiver health, Alzheimer’s awareness, and more.

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6 Elements to Consider When Seeking the Best Memory Care Program for Your Loved One

6 Elements to Consider When Seeking the Best Memory Care Program for Your Loved One

October 12, 2020

Here are six important elements to consider when searching for the right memory care community and program for your loved one.

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