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Enhancing family connections in memory care: A core mission at Magnolia Trails

Families are a key—and often overlooked—part of the resident experience in memory care centers. In our Magnolia Trails communities, we...

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Express Yourself: Art Therapy Becoming Important Part of Communication, Connection for Seniors

For many seniors, art therapy is playing an important role in how they communicate and connect with the world. Even if they have never picked up a paintbrush before, this form of...

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Routines and Schedules Are a Must for Memory Care Centers

Planning activities for our loved ones with dementia is one of the biggest challenges that memory care communities face Yet,...

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The Right Environment in Memory Care Matters

Residents living with dementia often feel confused, irritated, overwhelmed or even scared. Because of this, a memory care community should...

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Helping Seniors with Dementia and Alzheimer’s During the Holidays

For many, the holiday season promises joy and warmth. But for caregivers of seniors with Alzheimer’s and other forms of...

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A Guide to Memory Care: Everything You Need to Know and FAQs

An overview of memory care What is memory care? Memory care is a safe living environment that offers specialized care...

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What is Magnolia Trails™ memory care?

By guest writer Rachael Wonderlin Senior living has a lot of challenges around dementia care. Most often, I meet companies who...

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Ask our Experts: Our Memory Care Program – Magnolia Trails™

Meet our featured memory care expert Kim Woods, the Magnolia Trails Director at The Wellington at Southport in Indianapolis, Indiana,...