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18
Nov

Healthy Hobbies to Keep Hearts Strong

What’s the secret to feeling young at heart? Keep playing. Studies show that seniors who volunteer, continue to learn new things, participate in hobbies and find mutual connections with others tend to feel a sense of higher well-being. Here are a few healthy hobbies that will make you feel better and connect you with others. […]

11
Nov

Honoring Our Aging Veterans

Happy Veteran’s Day to all of those that sacrificed it all for our freedom! We are especially grateful to the veterans in our Azura family, and are celebrating across our homes today with special ceremonies, food and drink, and recognition of our brave men and women. Veteran’s Day is the opportunity to honor those who have […]

29
Oct

Caring for your Parent and Preparing for Role Reversal

It’s the conversation no one wants to have: what are your plans for the end of your life? There comes a time when adult children need to step into the caregiving role for their parents – taking on more tasks for them, helping them with chores or checking in more often. Finding the time to […]

29
Oct

Activation Of Your POA – FAQ’s

Let’s say that your mother was diagnosed with dementia, or your father has recently become a widower. You notice their house has started to fall beyond repair, or that driving is becoming difficult.,. And then it hits you. You realize that your parent’s ability to care for themselves is changing as they age. At this stage in life, […]

29
Oct

Sundowning – What Is It And Why Does It Happen?

If you have ever cared for someone with dementia, you might have noticed a change in their behavior that is extremely out of character for them as the sun starts to set. That change is referred to commonly as sundowning. Sundowning is a cluster of symptoms that usually includes agitation, restlessness, irritability, and confusion that occurs in […]

7
Oct

Foods That Are Ruining Your Senior’s Sleep

Sleep. Some of us get plenty of it, some don’t. We do all know that the amount of sleep you get affects your mental health, focus, physical health and your overall well-being. This need for sleep increases as you get older, but some seniors have a very hard time falling asleep and staying asleep. If […]

23
Sep

Five Ways to Boost a Senior’s Self-Esteem

As we age, the negative stereotypes surrounding getting older start to really close in on us. You have bad joints, can’t get around as easily as you could before, starting to forget things easier…and with that, start to lose confidence in yourself and your abilities. Typically, studies have shown that self-esteem declines rapidly after the […]

16
Sep

POA’s – How Much Power Do You Really Have?

When it comes time to move your loved one into a memory care home, a POA (or Power of Attorney) is appointed. For some, this can feel like you have all of the power over the decisions made for your loved one, and for some, they really just don’t know what all comes with being […]

9
Sep

MOSAIC Dreams – Henry Takes Flight!

When Henry was asked what his best day would be, he wanted nothing more than to fly in a helicopter again, just like he did during his service. Henry is 96-years-old, but still remembers his war stories and loves to share them as he is very proud of his service.   On Monday, September 6th, […]

18
Aug

Susan A. Marshall to Speak at Azura of Fox Point

There’s a story to be told when suddenly you’ve assumed one of the most important roles of your life — a family caregiver, but with little experience to draw from.   Wisconsin-based author Susan A. Marshall found herself in just that position. She shares what happens to families during such challenging times in her book, […]

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