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A Memory Care Facility Eases the Stress of Dementia

July 15, 2022

Country Meadows

A memory care facility can lessen the stress of living with dementia for the person and their caregiving family. Here is a quick primer on what you should know about dementia care when choosing a memory care facility.

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Honoring the Professionals in Memory Care Retirement Homes

June 8, 2022

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If you are caring for a loved one living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia, every day can seem longer than the next. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, the number …

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Right Memory Care Services Can Reduce Stress in Seniors

April 14, 2022

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Caring for a loved one living with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia can be frustrating. At times caregivers may be challenged to stay calm when coping with difficult behaviors while …

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Creating art can improve memory and benefit those in senior communities

November 11, 2021

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For hundreds of years, people have found ways to express themselves through art. Today research is demonstrating that creating art has benefits for residents in senior communities living with Alzheimer’s …

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How personal care homes help to manage the difficulties that come with Alzheimer’s disease

August 29, 2021

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Every fall people around the world come together to raise awareness and challenge the stigma of Alzheimer’s disease. Next month, November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month—a time to heighten awareness …

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Retirement communities help couples with different needs lead a life together

February 8, 2021

Country Meadows

Moving to a retirement community is a major life change. Many people assume that if two spouses have different care needs, they cannot live together. Being separated from a life …

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How independent living seniors can improve their mind, attitude, energy levels and more through a good night’s sleep

October 30, 2020

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A good night’s sleep is so vital that the average healthy person will spend nearly one-third of their lives sleeping. As we age, it’s common that sleep patterns will change …

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In Honor of Walk to End Alzheimer’s, Thank a Caregiver

August 31, 2020

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The world may look a little different right now, but one thing hasn’t changed: our commitment to ending Alzheimer’s disease. Country Meadows and Ecumenical Retirement Community will be fundraising and …

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Slowly and safely reopening our Maryland and Pennsylvania retirement living communities

June 26, 2020

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Maryland and Pennsylvania retirement living communities, including Country Meadows, have been tirelessly working on how to give the best and most reliable care to residents during this fragile time. Thanks …

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More than training: How Country Meadows supports co-workers within their senior independent living community

June 17, 2020

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Now under the third generation of family ownership and management, Country Meadows has consistently strived for one goal: caring for others. At each senior independent living community we own, fostering …

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Fulfilling Country Meadows’ promise of Home Sweet Home

February 28, 2020

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Our promise of Home Sweet Home begins long before a resident moves to Country Meadows. In a blog earlier this month we spoke about how important it is, not only to …

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The joy of conversation and socialization and their importance for seniors

December 12, 2019

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Mom and Dad haven’t been the same for some time. As their kids grew older and moved hours away, and they sold their family business, many of the joys of …

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Validation—the key to compassion and communication in memory care

November 20, 2019

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Steve Klotz, Executive Director of Validation Education, joined Country Meadows in 1995. He was looking for a career change when a friend told him Country Meadows in York had an …

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Caregiving tips for families whose loved ones have dementia from our assisted living facility experts

November 5, 2019

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November is not only the month of giving thanks and enjoying the last of fall foliage, but it’s also Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month. This month, …

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7 ways photos can stimulate memories for loved ones with dementia in assisted living facilities

October 22, 2019

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As we grow older, it is normal to experience some degree of memory loss. People naturally begin to endure a decline in brain activity after the age of 50, leading …

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Grandparents Day—senior living homes want you to come and make memories

September 5, 2019

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Sept. 8th is National Grandparents Day, and it’s a great time to thank and pay tribute to these senior family members for all they have done. While we shouldn’t need …

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Safety on the road makes for healthier, happier senior independent living

July 12, 2019

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People who retain their vision, hearing and physical reflexes are driving today at ages beyond those of previous generations. But no matter how long you have been driving, you’re never …

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Memory care services give purpose and meaning to seniors with dementia

June 21, 2019

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Joel Kroft, Executive Director of Memory Support Services, is celebrating 15 years of service with Country Meadows, 11 of them in his current position after previously serving as a trainer …

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10 tips for dementia care while traveling with a loved one

May 23, 2019

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With the senior population growing each year, more and more older Americans are embarking on travel adventures with their families. Recognizing this trend, hotels and airports have begun to rethink …

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Patience is a virtue, especially when speaking with a person with dementia

April 30, 2019

Judy Wolfman / Resident Author

The other day I talked with a new resident and learned where she was from, what she did before her retirement and her favorite activities. I helped her recall some …

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