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25
Apr

MOSAIC Moments: Mmm…Homemade Ice Cream

Azura Memory Care recently introduced its MOSAIC Engagement Resource Guide to our team…And our team eagerly accepted. This guide is filled with over 500 different inspiring ideas for engagement with our residents.  We know that through MOSAIC engagements, we are able to meet our resident’s core psychological needs to boost self-esteem, have the power to choose, to […]

4
Apr

Virtual Dementia Tour

Azura Memory Care is proud to be one of only two providers in Wisconsin to have a Certified Virtual Dementia Tour Trainer approved by Second Wind Dreams among its Team Members.  Paula Gibson, Director of Community and Business Relations and one of only forty Certified Virtual Dementia Tour Trainers in the world, recently provided Facilitator […]

13
Mar

Azura Advocates for Alzheimer’s – Alert Needs You!

On March 11 and 12, advocates from across Wisconsin have converged on Madison to help pass legislation that will assist those with memory loss in our community.  Out of RESPECT for those we serve, Azura Memory Care sent a contingent of Paula Gibson, Eve Montgomery, Connie Thimmig and Lisa Wiedholz to the Capital to speak […]

3
Feb

Exercise ‘significant role’ in reducing risk of dementia, long-term study finds

Exercise throughout a person’s life plays a significant role in reducing the risk of developing dementia, a study spanning 35 years has found.  The Cardiff University study which began with 2,235 men from Caerphilly in 1979 found factors including diet and not smoking had an impact on preventing illnesses developing in older age.  However exercise […]

11
Jun

Mosiac Moment: Dance Me A Song

  Linda recently moved to Azura Memory Care of Beloit.  It has taken her a just a little extra time to settle into her new home. After morning devotions, the residents had a Sing-Along and Dance Party.  As you can see, Harlyn helped Linda feel right at home and welcomed her into our Azura family with kindness and […]

7
Jun

Respite Care

Everyone needs a break. Respite care provides caregivers a temporary rest from caregiving, while the person with Alzheimer’s continues to receive care in a safe environment. Using respite services can support and strengthen your ability to be a caregiver. Using respite care Types of respite care Overcoming concerns Read more:http://www.alz.org/care/alzheimers-dementia-caregiver-respite.asp?WT.mc_id=enews2013_05_08#ixzz2VI2ZERp1 Azura Memory Care supports this belief of […]

4
Jun

I Hear That “Girls Just Want to Have Fun”

  In the words of Cyndi Lauper, “That’s all they really want Some fun Girls – they want to have fun Oh girls just want to have fun” And that definitely includes these girls at Azura Memory Care of Stoughton.  If you listen, you can almost hear the laughter…    

31
May

Dog Love on a Special Day

Azura Memory Care of Oshkosh recently celebrated THREE birthdays on one day…Now that’s a lot of cake! One of our birthday ladies, Gen, was thrilled with a surprise visit from our pet therapy dog, Booker, and his trainer and owner, Lynsie. Normally, Booker likes to visit the majority of our residents but he must have […]

28
May

Mosiac Moment: Robins – A Sign of Spring

      Romy loves birds.  She loves watching them, looking through her books, and listening to them…and the team at Azura Memory Care of Manitowoc love spending time with her while she does.  Last week, we even watched a lady rescue a bird from the middle of the road.   Romy holds the house prize for spotting […]

24
May

Springtime Is Spring Cleaning Time

Springtime is here so what better time than the present to do spring cleaning? And the team at Azura Memory Care of Beloit did just that. No one was afraid of a little dust and dirt in the garage and eagerly tackled the project. They packed up and then donated 10 large boxes consisting of […]

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