We want to share with you a very powerful story about a moment between Winifred, a resident at the Mt. Vernon Home, and Vanesa, the Resident Coordinator in that home. Vanesa first shared this story with Winifred’s family and they gave their permission to share it with the rest of the staff and our community. [...]
For people living with memory loss, having moments of joy in their day is an important way to combat frustration, anxiousness, and/or boredom. For family members and caregivers it can sometimes be a challenge to find fun or enjoyable events that a loved one with memory loss can still enjoy. Often what it takes [...]
We are excited to let you know that Liz von Wellsheim, GNP, is now providing memory loss coaching.
This week we enjoyed a wonderful celebration with sweethearts, family and friends. Thank you to all that could join us for our annual Sweetheart Party.
We’ve been cooking up a storm in our kitchens this month! Stay tuned for revamped menus and upgraded recipe books with step-by-step pictures coming in March.
October marks the one-year anniversary of the opening of The Club, our adult day health program for persons with memory loss. We have had a full year of great activities, outings, art, singing, dancing, and laughter. We enjoy our weekly outings, with some favorite locations being Shari’s for pie, golf putting at Oakway Golf Club, [...]
Our wonderful medical team here at EHL always goes above and beyond and we really appreciate them. Nurse Dave, one of our Health Services Coordinators, loves to take the time to talk, sing and dance to a good tune with our residents, as he makes his rounds on campus. Music is very important, as it creates positive interactions, [...]
Here is part 3 to our blog series by Liz von Wellsheim on how to have a successful visit with your loved on who is living with Lewy Body Dementia. You can view our other blog posts on successful visits with persons with Alzheimer’s and persons with Vascular Dementia. Lewy Body Dementia starts with more physical [...]
In our last blog we gave some tips on how to interact with your loved on with Alzheimer’s. This blog has tips on how to successfully interact with your loved one who has Vascular Dementia. People with Vascular Dementia often have problems initiating an activity and may become anxious or apathetic about tasks that used [...]
You may have missed the excerpts in our monthly newsletters written by, Liz von Wellsheim, GNP about a few common forms of Dementia and tips on how to interact with your loved one with memory loss. Although there are many similarities each type of dementia is unique. Dementia is not a specific disease; it’s the [...]