Independent Living

Celebrating National Senior Independence Month

National Senior Independence Month

In honor of National Senior Independence Month, we’re taking the opportunity to share ideas about independence in the face of dementia’s challenges. Often, caregivers and families see dementia as something that takes away independence from their loved one. While this may be the case in some respect, especially in the later stages of the disease, it is possible to encourage freedom, agency and independence even in the midst of challenging symptoms.

Memory Care Tips: The Importance of Honoring Choice and Preferences

Honoring Choices: The Foundations of Dignity in Memory Care

 Honoring Choices: The Foundations of Dignity in Memory Care

“While research scientists tell us that a cure for Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia is still in the future, it is also widely recognized that the entire care and programming approach to memory care today could be more responsive and effective, says Lonette Bentley, Executive Director of the newly-opened Clarity Pointe™ Pensacola in Pensacola, FL.

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