holiday

Tips for Caregivers Navigating the Holidays While Caring for Mom or Dad

For years, we have helped families navigate what is often a joyful but chaotic time for caregivers – the holidays. This year, we’ve pulled together some practical advice from experts in the fields of senior health, psychology, and advice for tackling the logistics of caregiving. Here are our tips: First and foremost, gauge the safety […]

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Starting the Conversation

It’s official. The holidays are over. The hustle and bustle of presents and loved ones visiting has come to an end, and now is the time to get back to our regular routines. Many families saw loved ones after months and months apart due to the pandemic. Even socially distanced visits may reveal issues. It […]

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What's Your Family Tradition?

By Paula Harder, Vice President of Resident Programs Since 2016, Commonwealth Senior Living has taken our residents on a yearly virtual joy ride; from country to country, state to state, and decade to decade. As we start a new decade in 2020, we will head out on another adventure; exploring personal, local and world-wide traditions […]

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How to Incorporate the Grandkids

The holidays are all about time spent with family. So how do we make that time work for each generation together if one of the grandparents is struggling with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease? Our memory care experts, Bernie Cavis and Paula Harder discuss in the video below. Here are some quick tips: Focus a family […]

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