Looking for San Diego Advanced Alzheimer’s Assisted Living?

by Dan Bailey

Researching San Diego advanced Alzheimer’s assisted living facilities is an important step in your loved one’s care. It can be time consuming, frustrating and headache-inducing, but when achieved, it can provide your loved one, and you, with some peace of mind. Over 5 million Americans have Alzheimer’s dementia, and as the baby boomer generation advances […]

Assisted Living for Memory Care. Why is it the best option?

by Dan Bailey

For many Alzheimer’s dementia patients, an Assisted Living for Memory Care facility is the best option. These facilities are specifically structured to cater to their daily needs and support them in ways that can be difficult at home. Ongoing social engagement, a range of cognitive and physical therapies and an environment designed to encourage independent […]

Dementia Gardens | How Gardens Help People With Alzheimer’s & Dementia

by Dan Bailey

Dementia gardens can have a big impact on health and the quality of life for an individual with Alzheimer’s and/or Dementia. Most of us have brought flowers to a hospital room at some point. We’ve done it for obvious reasons. Flowers are pretty, they’re colorful and they add a little warmth to an otherwise sterile […]

Ways to Soothe Sundowner’s Syndrome Symptoms in Alzheimer’s Dementia Patients

by Dan Bailey

Approximately 20% of Alzheimer’s Dementia patients have Sundowner’s Syndrome Symptoms. Depending on an individual’s dementia stage, living situation, physical surroundings and comorbid health issues, specific ‘sundowning’ times and bout lengths can differ. However, sundowning seems clearly related to changes in outdoor light, from day to dusk, and can last for several hours, sometimes into the […]

GIANT FANTASY FLOWER ART PROJECT

by Dan Bailey

A long-term project for the residents in the art class was making some giant fantasy flowers, inspired by the ones in the movie Oz the Great & Powerful. Ours were destined for the 9th birthday of the twin girls that spend a lot of time on the facility grounds. We made the flowers purple and […]

10 Facts You Need To Know About Memory Care

by Dan Bailey

Do you think your loved one may need memory care? San Diego memory care facilities vary widely in the scope of services they offer their residents. Here are ten facts you need to look at when you consider a southern California memory care facility.  1. A Collaborative, Advanced Approach to Memory Care First of all, […]

What Are the Best Resources for Elderly Parents with Dementia?

by Brian Hansen

5.5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s dementia in 2017. Quite a few more Americans are caring for them. Finding the best dementia resources is imperative for the physical and mental wellbeing of the dementia patient, and those who love them. When dementia strikes a family, the dynamics of that family change, particularly because dementia […]

Annual Pinning Ceremony | Honoring Our Veterans

by Dan Bailey

Lakeside Manor is full of heritage and deep rooted traditions. Every year we make sure to honor our veterans who proudly served our country by hosting the Annual Pinning Ceremony. This year we would like to send a special thanks to Apreva Hospice  who was gracious enough to sponsor the event. The Pinning Ceremony is an […]

How Do You Tell if a Parent Has Alzheimer’s Disease?

by Dan Bailey

Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most heartbreaking conditions that can occur to anyone. Long before the affected individual needs to be placed in an San Diego assisted living Alzheimer’s facility, the impact is often more pronounced on the person’s loved ones than it is on the individual with the disease. This is because the […]

When Is It Time for a San Diego Alzheimer’s Assisted Living Home?

by Dan Bailey

One of the most difficult decisions an adult child ever has to make is having to place their parent with Alzheimer’s in someone else’s care. A San Diego Alzheimer’s assisted living facility can help to make that decision an easier one. The focus on caring for Alzheimer’s patients ensures your parent will get the right type […]

How to Properly Care for Dementia and Alzheimer’s Patients

by Dan Bailey

Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia is challenging. It is typically a fine line between caring from them on our own or locating a San Diego Memory Care Facility.  It can be difficult to keep them calm and safe, and it can be exhausting to have to provide the level […]

Questions to Ask When Interviewing a San Diego Dementia Care Facility

by Dan Bailey

In the Process of interviewing a San Diego Dementia Care Facility? This comprehensive guide will arm you with the right questions to ask your prospective San Diego Dementia Care Facility. Take the time to clearly write down the specific needs of your loved one.  What type of environment do they need to thrive, what specific […]

Is it Alzeihmer’s or Dementia?

by Dan Bailey

Actually it’s called Dementia of the Alzheimer’s type. ‘Dementia’ is an umbrella term,  Alzheimer’s being the most prevalent type of dementia.  The two most common types of dementia are Alzheimer’s Disease (apprx. 65%) and vascular dementia or those incidents caused by loss of blood to or in the brain – more commonly called strokes.  There […]