How to Keep Seniors Hydrated Throughout the Summer

Hydration is essential at any age. For seniors, dehydration is a more serious issue since they are more likely to become dehydrated, less likely to notice their dehydration, and less able to recover from the resulting health complications. Here at Maple Ridge, we understand the risks of dehydration in seniors and know what steps to … Read more

How Photos and Music Can Help Seniors with Memory Loss

Photos & Music for Seniors With Memory Loss

At our community, we believe that every day should be full of joy and fulfillment for our residents, especially those with Alzheimer’s, and other memory issues. Our lifestyle and therapy program provides residents with routines, therapies, and activities that help them feel fulfilled and happy. One of the important pieces of memory care is offering … Read more

Your Next Steps After a Dementia Diagnosis

Your Next Steps After Dementia Diagnosis

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, more than 6 million people in the United States live with Alzheimer’s, which doesn’t even count the Americans suffering from other dementia-related issues. If you’ve received a diagnosis of dementia or Alzheimer’s, you may be feeling worried or scared. At Maple Ridge, we want to help equip our residents with … Read more

How Routine Helps Seniors Stay Calm and Comfortable

How Routine Helps Seniors with Memory Loss

Personalized Routines for Residents at Maple Ridge Dementia and Alzheimer’s cause not just memory loss but changes in behavior and personality. Feelings of sadness, worry, and fear are common for a person with a memory loss disorder, as are anger and depression. While these memory loss problems can’t be cured, in the case of dementia … Read more

5 Reasons to Not Feel Guilty About Placing Your Loved One in Assisted Living Care

Placing Loved One in Assisted Living Care

For so many caregivers and family members, assisted living services become necessary as their loved ones age and their needs change. While you may experience guilt when deciding it’s time for assisted living, it’s important to keep perspective and understand that your loved one will be receiving the best care possible. Placing your loved one … Read more

How to Transition from Home to an Assisted Living Community

Transition to Assisted Living Community

Assisted living makes it possible to live comfortably while receiving the care you need. However, knowing that assisted living is the best possible option for you doesn’t necessarily make the transition from home to an assisted living community any easier. The adjustment may be emotional and intimidating, especially if you have lived in your home … Read more