Posts Tagged ‘Memory Care’

10 Helpful Questions When Searching for the Right Memory Care

By Susan Grande, Care Center Administrator Susan has a BPS in Human Services from SUNY at Utica.  She started her career in Long Term Care here at St. Mark Village in the early 1990’s as the Human Services Director, overseeing Life Enrichment and Social Services.  Realizing she had a passion for working with Seniors, she…

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11 Hobbies & Activities For Your Loved One With Alzheimer’s

By Kimberly Glem, Care Center Life Enrichment Director Kimberly graduated from Saint Leo University with a BA in Psychology and holds several professional certificates including Activity Director Certified from the National Certification Council for Activity Professionals (NCCAP), an Assisted Living Facility Administrator Certificate, and a PAC Certified Independent Engagement Leader. She is a member of…

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10 Early Signs of Alzheimer’s

By Karla Lindeen, Resident Services Director Karla has worked in the health care industry for over twenty years locally in the Tampa Bay area. She received her undergraduate degree from Florida State University, and earned an MBA from University of Phoenix, a Graduate Certificate in Geriatric Care Management from the University of Florida, and is Care…

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From the Desk of Doug Fresh, CEO

More than 40 years ago, I remember sitting in the first pew at church waiting for a special meeting to begin. Being in my late twenties, I had my own business that kept me busy six days a week, and Sunday was a day of rest. This Sunday was special however. My dad, Pastor Jim,…

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Restful Sleep

Tips for getting a restful night’s sleep: Getting a good night’s sleep is highly important to functioning well during the day. This is especially the case for seniors. The difference between restful sleep and a restless night can mean loss of energy during the day and can even increase your risk for chronic conditions such…

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Combat Memory Loss

Easy ways to exercise your brain Are you looking for a way to boost your brain health and combat memory loss? Here are a few great activities that you can get involved in that will give your brain a good work out warding off age and memory loss. Take on a new hobby A great…

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Life Story

Life story Writing is an excellent way to build community with other Residents. Simply called a memoir or autobiography, biography, testimony, personal essay or even digital format known as a blog. When should you start life writing? Why not now? Benefits of writing in a structured class include the guidance of a writing prompt, the…

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