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Abe's Garden Memory Support Blog

Our knowledgeable staff writes about a variety of topics, including tips for caregivers.  

Debbe and Maggie Stamps
Nov 05 2021
Most of us know the basic habits that lead to a healthy lifestyle:  Don’t smoke Get enough sleep Eat a nutritious diet Exercise regularly But there’s an often overlooked aspect that plays a
Senior man working out with dumbells
Oct 13 2021
When you think of senior living, do you think about care options, or do you think about wellness options? “There has been a seismic shift in the way senior living is approaching lifestyles in their
Grandmother, mother and granddaughter engaged in a group activity
Sep 21 2021
by Malloree Grimes Reminiscent or Reminiscence Therapy benefits seniors living with dementia by using all senses – sight, touch, taste and sound – to help evoke happy memories from past experiences.
Seniors practicing Tai Chi
Aug 31 2021
Known as “Moving Meditation,” Tai Chi is a centuries-old inner martial art deeply rooted in Chinese medicine that is enjoyed by our Independent and Assisted Living residents, as well as Abe’s Garden
Senior Couple smiling and wearing party hats
Aug 18 2021
“Health” and “wellness” may sound like two words for the same thing, but the truth is a little more nuanced than that. Most people, when they say the word “health,” are specifically speaking to
Two senior women folding a table cloth
Jul 08 2021
by Chris Coelho, MMHC, Sr. Director, Quality Analysis and Interim Executive Director Simple every day tasks can be difficult and stressful for someone living with dementia. Frustrations escalate as
Senior woman and daughter sitting together on a couch and laughing
Jun 15 2021
By Judy Given, Sr. Director, Campus Development Aging is a part of life. It is a series of transitions and often we are not well equipped to navigate these changes. Dying is one thing we all have in
Abe's Garden Community Logo
May 25 2021
Contact: Lori Latusek, Manager, Marketing and Communications 615.301.3050 Nashville’s Premier Senior Living and Memory Care Organization Is Uniting Under One Name: Introducing Abe’s Garden Community
Caregiver wearing a mask speaking with a senior woman
Apr 08 2021
By Beverly Theis, LCSW, Director of Resident and Family Support Learning and developing effective communication requires active listening. Understanding both verbal messaging and non-verbal cues is
caregiver hugging senior man
Jan 02 2020
By Beverly Theis, LCSW, Director of Resident and Family Support The emotional impact of a living environment transition for a loved one with dementia is a significant concern for families. In fact,
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