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Former Artist Nurtures Creative Spirit at Willow Gardens Memory Care

For Adele Levy Gore, a former working artist diagnosed with early onset dementia, painting helps her connect to her previous life and keep her passions alive.

Virtual Group Provides Critical Support for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

With social distancing and other rules in play, our Alzheimer’s caregiver support group has moved to Zoom, enabling the delivery of the same resources to an even wider network of family members and caregivers.

Music Therapist Strikes a Chord with Memory Care Residents

As we adjust to our new normal, our dedicated and skilled music therapists find ways to share the healing joys of music with our residents with Alzheimer’s and dementia.

A Smooth Transition to Memory Care for a Sister with Dementia

Helen knew her sister’s worsening dementia required around the clock support. She was happy to learn about Willow Gardens Memory Care, which provided medical care and social support in a secure environment.

Diminishing Risk for Dementia: New Study Offers Strategies

Reducing your risk of dementia is best approached with a combination of behaviors, including exercise, a healthy diet, sleep, and cognitive training, according to experts.

Willow Gardens Memory Care Earns National Recognition for Quality Care

Willow Gardens is one of only four assisted living communities in New York State to receive the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award this year.

Study: 9 out of 10 Dementia Caregivers Suffer from Sleep Deprivation

Caring for a loved one with dementia can stressful, isolating, and overwhelming. It’s important for caregivers to find ways to take care of themselves so that they don’t burn out, or become patients themselves.

Pet Therapy Helps Seniors Thrive at United Hebrew

Visits from Tinsley, a three-legged pet therapy dog, are designed to bring comfort, ease anxiety, increase social opportunities, and lift the spirits of our residents.

Daily Routines Help When Caring for Those with Dementia

Providing structure for daily activities and keeping to a routine can reduce the agitation we often associate with dementia.

Top 9 Holiday Gift Ideas for Seniors

With a little creativity, and an understanding of the challenges your elderly loved one faces, you’ll find a gift that does more than bring a smile – it might change a life.