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A Person-Centered Approach

As you know by now, we are not like other assisted living Alzheimer’s care homes – we have a different way of doing things, hence our motto, “Unique Care For Unique Needs”. We are very diligent about the safety and well-being of each resident while still encouraging their independence and choice. We treat them with […]

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Training: The Fundamentals of Alzheimer’s

Our new training program starts with teaching our new Care Partners about the basics of Alzheimer’s disease. After watching the videos, they are able to answer the most basic and important question: What is Alzheimer’s disease? At Village Green, we feel it is important for our Care Partners to understand exactly what happens to cause […]

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Our Facebook Page & Twitter

In order to reach as many as possible, we will begin using Facebook and Twitter more frequently for communications such as Events, relevant news, and interesting articles. Make sure to like us on Facebook and Follow us on Twitter to catch all the Village Green news. Thank you for allowing your loved one to become our loved […]

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Helping your Loved One Communicate

It is often difficult for our loved ones with Alzheimer’s or other forms of Dementia to communicate their thoughts and emotions. Alzheimer’s causes changes in the ability to communicate, and these changes are always unique to each of our loved ones. Additionally, medications and other physical conditions associated with aging can compromise the ability to […]

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June: Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month If you have a loved one at Village Green Alzheimer’s Home, you likely have already poured through most of the research and statistics on exactly how big the problem of Alzheimer’s and other Dementias are in the country. You probably already know that this problem will only become […]

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Mother’s Day Tea 2015

We planned an exciting party to celebrate Mother’s Day with the residents. The residents were assisted with using curling irons, powders, blushes, and nail polish (in every shade of pink imaginable). It was a fun-filled morning preparing for the party with our residents. Melissa planned the menu: Fried chicken, green bean casserole, baked beans, potato […]

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Chronicles of a Caregiver

  About five years into her caregiving experience, she wrote and said, “I wish I had been keeping a journal all of these years. I think it would be interesting to see how I have grown and changed mentally and spiritually. I also think my experiences could benefit others who are in a similar situation.” […]

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Heart of a Care Giver

Caregivers are special people…selfless individuals who touch lives with compassion and care, sometimes in some very trying circumstances. We should take time to recognize those who have made the commitment to serve others. In her latest book, Heart of a Caregiver, Paula J. Fox does just that. An excerpt from Heart of a Caregiver by […]

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s- 2014

The Walk to End Alzheimer’s is an annual event (the largest of it’s kind in the world) that brings together families, friends, and the entire community to walk to raise awareness for Alzheimer’s disease and raise funds for its care and research. Alzheimer’s is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States but through this […]

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Choosing a Care Facility

The following article from alz.org is useful in determining whether alternative living is appropriate, the types of residential facilities available, paying for long-term care, locations, and how to evaluate whether a facility will meet the needs of the individual: http://www.alz.org/nyc/in_my_community_17490.asp

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