Wings In The Woods: A Release Of Hope

We welcome you to Wings in the Woods: A Release of Hope. Please join the staff and residents of North Woods Village on Wednesday, September 29th from 4:30 – 6:00pm as we release live butterflies as a symbol of hope for a world without Alzheimer’s. Butterflies available for purchase through a $10 donation to benefit…

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Focusing on what We can Do Today!

Chances are that you’ve been taking care of a lot of other people lately. You listen, encourage, provide funds, coordinate details, pick up the pieces, worry about and give a huge part of your heart and soul so the people you love will be “okay.” Amid that, however, the self-care you know you need gets…

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Effective Communication Strategies for Persons with Dementia

Early this spring we hosted an educational webinar on Effective Communication Strategies for Persons with Dementia. Maggie Cattell, Program Manager for the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Indiana Chapter, was our guest speaker. We learned that communication is more than just talking and listening – it is also about sending and receiving messages through attitude, tone…

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10 Ways to Combat the Winter Blues

People with seasonal affective disorder (SAD), the clinical version of the winter blues, aren’t the only ones who struggle with the shorter days, colder weather, and the general blah of the winter months. Less sunlight can affect the circadian rhythm, the body’s biological clock that governs certain brain wave activity and hormone production. If you’re human,…

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How to Put On and Take Off a Face Mask

How to Put On and Remove a Face Mask  Disposable face masks should be used once and then thrown in the trash. You should also remove  and replace masks when they become moist.  How to Put On a Face Mask  1. Clean your hands with soap and water or hand sanitizer before touching the mask. …

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When to Consider a Memory Care Assisted Living Community?

Making the decision to move a family member into a memory care community can bring feelings of guilt, doubt, and anxiety. You may ask yourself, will my loved one be safe? Will they be well taken care of? Will they feel lost or abandoned?  This is a natural part of the process of transitioning someone…

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