Alzheimer’s Association Fundraiser with the Kalamazoo Country Club

North Woods Village of Kalamazoo is honored to have partnered with the Kalamazoo Country Club to raise funds for this year’s Alzheimer’s Associations Walk to End Alzheimer’s. NWV donated two 65’ TV’s to be raffled off during golf events at the Country Club.  Due to the generosity of Kalamazoo Country Club members and friends we…

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North Woods Village Honored Among Top Senior Living Communities in the Nation

(Mishawaka, IN)  Mishawaka assisted living memory care community North Woods Village at Edison Lakes has been awarded a five-star rating from independent senior living monitor, Caring.com and has been named a “Caring Star of 2018” for service excellence in memory care assisted living.  The five-star award (the highest possible score), is one of only two…

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Alzheimer’s Caregiver Tips: Encourage Independence to Boost Your Loved One’s Confidence and Well-Being

People with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia can experience a variety of emotions that are directly attributable to their condition. These include frustration, agitation, anger, fear, confusion and depression. As a result of these feelings, they often sense an understandable loss of control, independence and self-confidence. The Mayo Clinic suggests that if you’re…

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Alzheimer’s and Exercise: How Physical Activity Can Benefit Your Loved One

We’ve often heard it said that regular exercise is good for the mind, body and soul. According to experts at The Mayo Clinic, physical activity also provides tangible benefits to people with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Improving Strength, Balance, Function and Emotional Well-Being The primary benefits of exercise include improved strength, balance…

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