According to the Alzheimer’s Association, “Alzheimer’s disease is a public health crisis devastating Wisconsin” and one that we see firsthand at Azura Memory Care, which is why we send a group of advocates to Madison each to participate in the #WIRallyforAlz. Learn about the important bills that you can still help support and lend your Advocacy voice to Alzheimer’s!
Our Azura of Eau Claire Director of Community Relations, Lindsey Creapeau, recently gave a Brain Health Essentials presentation at the L.E. Phillips Senior Center in Eau Claire, WI. This presentation is among the many free presentations Azura Memory Care offers through its Speaker Bureau to offer advice, knowledge, and support to those throughout the community. […]
Congratulations to Ashley Sternweis winner of our Core Value INNOVATION award! Her support of our residents and Team is truly amazing! Thank you Ashley for being a true gem in the Azura family of care!
Congratulations to our Core Value Award Winner of RETAIN! Michael Brooker is a true testament of what and why we do what we do at Azura!!
A special MOSAIC Moment was had by residents of Azura who took to the streets to partake in some Thrift Sale fun and a special lunch by the lake!
Home is where the heart is but understanding how to help a loved one with memory loss cope with the loss of their home and the change to one less familiar can be difficult. Here are a few ideas of ways to respectfully reunite your loved one with home, while still supporting the decision to keep them safe.
Having a family member with Alzheimer’s disease is a stressful situation for everyone involved. Read this article to learn more about common sources of conflicts and potential solutions.
Poetry speaks to more than just the soul, but can bring forth the memories of our resident’s life’s story. Azura Memory Care worked with Gary Glazner, Founder of the Alzheimer’s Poetry Project, to engage our residents in creative expression through the use of poetry…
Once a person with Alzheimer’s moves into a facility, family and friends may find it difficult or uncomfortable to visit. Conversations may be strained and the visitors may not know what to say and do. Because visits are so important, here are some suggestions of how to make your visits more comfortable, and easier for you both.
“Keep your chin up, no one expected you to save the world, otherwise you would have been wearing a cape and tights. Just do the best you can.” ~ Doe Zantamata