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The Importance of Honoring Traditions

Memories can spring from a variety of experiences, especially those that are connected to holiday traditions or lifelong habits and preferences. From Fourth of July festivities and beach vacations to family reunions and backyard barbeques, summer is ripe with memory-sparking potential! Summer is also the time of year that family togetherness (for better or worse!) […] Read More >>

In their own words: Autumn Leaves Nurses

Houston Area Nurses celebrate Nurses Week In honor of National Nurses Week, we asked our amazing nurses to share their thoughts about working in memory care; here’s what they had to say. When asked what qualities make a great memory care nurse, the most common response was compassion, followed closely by kindness & grace. Nurses […] Read More >>

Culinary Corner: The Powerful Pecan

It’s probably no coincidence that a pecan resembles the human brain. This crunchy nut is a nutritional powerhouse, packing an incredible amount of goodness into a tiny, tasty package. Among the nutrients you’ll find inside are: Magnesium: Low magnesium can cause high blood pressure, osteoporosis, fatigue, and irregular heartbeat. Luckily, the pecan contains nearly 11% […] Read More >>

Foot Health and Dementia

Healthy feet are critical to mobility, but dementia may hinder a person’s ability to recognize foot pain. If you notice a change in gait, increase in falls, or an unwillingness to ambulate, foot problems could be the culprit. In addition to regular visits to the podiatrist, check feet often for these issues: bunions, calluses, corns, […] Read More >>