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Knowledge and understanding are powerful tools. We strive to be a trusted resource in our local communities for people impacted by dementia while being a guiding voice in the senior living industry through thought leadership and education.

04-15-2024 Bella Groves

Benefits of Spring Cleaning: How to Promote Safety and Mental Wellness

Spring cleaning isn’t just about dusting off the winter frost; it’s a powerful ritual that can breathe new life and order into our spaces. For those caring for a person living with dementia, this annual custom holds even greater significance. The act of decluttering, organizing, and refreshing surroundings can promote not just physical safety but…
04-01-2024 Bella Groves

5 Things to Do Every Day When Providing Dementia Care

If you’ve found yourself in the role of a dementia care partner for someone you love, you’re on a journey that requires patience and empathy, and it’s important to understand that what you do every day matters profoundly in the well-being of your loved one. As a result, our Bella Groves is sharing everyday actions…
03-15-2024 Bella Groves

Intergenerational Activities in Dementia Care

Bridging generational gaps is one of the primary keys to creating an inclusive and progressive environment on a larger scale in our society, and the fusion of so many different perspectives, experiences, and ideas can create long-lasting bonds of trust and respect.  When it comes to intergenerational activities in dementia care, it’s been proven that…
03-01-2024 Bella Groves

Facts and Figures: The Impact of Dementia

When someone you love receives a dementia diagnosis, the first step you should take is to educate yourself on dementia to better understand what to expect in your family’s journey. It’s the best way to stay proactive and discover the tools and resources available that can help you provide or seek the best possible care…
02-15-2024 Bella Groves

The Power of Positivity in Dementia Care

Navigating dementia can be a challenging task for individuals and families. Dementia, a collective term for conditions characterized by a decline in memory, language, problem-solving, and other thinking skills, can cause individuals to feel disoriented, anxious, and disconnected. It can also have the same effect on care partners and family members coping with a loved…
02-01-2024 Bella Groves

How to Make an Informed Decision About Memory Care in San Antonio

Navigating the path of memory care for someone you love can be equally as challenging as it is necessary. As care partners, we shoulder the responsibility of ensuring our loved ones with dementia receive the utmost care and compassion so that they can continue to lead a fulfilling life. Remember, a dementia diagnosis does not…
01-15-2024 Bella Groves

Navigating Late-Stage Dementia

Dementia refers to a category of conditions that affect cognitive functions, such as memory and behavior, with the most common being Alzheimer’s disease. All types of dementia are progressive; however, some people may experience a more rapid progression of symptoms than others. The symptoms that appear during late-stage dementia, also called “severe” or advanced dementia,…
01-01-2024 Bella Groves

How to Make a Loved One’s Memory Care Apartment Feel Like Home

When you’ve made the decision to move a loved one to a memory care community, it can be hard to know what to do to help ease the transition. Any move can come with challenges, but it’s essential that your loved one feels supported at every step.  One of the simplest ways to help them…
12-15-2023 Bella Groves

Ways to Pay for Long-Term Dementia Care

Being a care partner to someone living with dementia is an incredibly rewarding experience. However, it can also be emotional and overwhelming at times, leading to feelings of burnout, guilt, and even resentment.  Beyond your mental well-being, as the condition progresses, a person living with dementia will require constant care, attention, and support, and you…
12-01-2023 Bella Groves

Dementia and Sleep: How Does Dementia Impact Sleep Habits?

“Dementia is caused by a variety of diseases that cause damage to brain cells. This damage interferes with the ability of brain cells to communicate with each other. When brain cells cannot communicate normally, thinking, behavior, and feelings can be affected (” As a result, the impact of dementia goes far beyond memory retention. It…
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