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Part 8 of Our Eight-Part Series: When and How to Seek Professional Assisted Living or Memory Care

20 September 2021

Welcome back to our assisted living and memory care blog. We’ve covered the first seven of this eight-part series on the subject of “When and How to Seek Professional Assisted Living or Memory Care”. Those seven blog posts are conveniently linked for you in the topic list below: Open the...

Part 7 of Our Eight-Part Series: When and How to Seek Professional Assisted Living or Memory Care

13 September 2021

Welcome back to our assisted living and memory care blog. We’ve covered the first six of this eight-part series on the subject of “When and How to Seek Professional Assisted Living or Memory Care”. Those six blog posts are conveniently linked for you in the topic list below: Open the...

Part 6 of Our Eight-Part Series: When and How to Seek Professional Assisted Living or Memory Care

6 September 2021

Welcome back to our assisted living and memory care blog. We’ve covered the first five of this eight-part series on the subject of “When and How to Seek Professional Assisted Living or Memory Care”. Those five blog posts are conveniently linked for you in the topic list below: Open the...

Part 5 of Our Eight-Part Series: When and How to Seek Professional Assisted Living or Memory Care

30 August 2021

Welcome back to our assisted living and memory care blog. We’ve covered the first four of this eight-part series on the subject of “When and How to Seek Professional Assisted Living or Memory Care”. Those four blog posts are conveniently linked for you in the topic list below: Open the...

Part 4 of Our Eight-Part Series: When and How to Seek Professional Assisted Living or Memory Care

23 August 2021

Welcome back to our assisted living and memory care blog. We’re here for you dear residents, resident’s family, and the entire local community. We’ve covered the first three of this eight-part series on the subject of “When and How to Seek Professional Assisted Living or Memory Care”. Those three blog...

Part 3 of Our Eight-Part Series: When and How to Seek Professional Assisted Living or Memory Care

16 August 2021

Welcome back to our assisted living and memory care blog. We’re here for you dear residents, resident’s family, and the entire local community. We’ve covered the first two of this eight-part series on the subject of “When and How to Seek Professional Assisted Living or Memory Care”. Those two blog...

Part 2 of Our Eight-Part Series: When and How to Seek Professional Assisted Living or Memory Care

8 August 2021

Welcome back to our assisted living and memory care blog. We’re here for you dear residents, resident’s family, and the entire local community. Last week we posted the first of an eight-part series on the subject of “When and How to Seek Professional Assisted Living or Memory Care”. That blog...

Introducing Our Eight-Part Series Covering When and How to Seek Professional Assisted Living or Memory Care

2 August 2021

Hello dear residents, resident’s family, and the entire local community who are struggling through providing in-home assisted living or memory care services. This goes out to you whether you are or are not actively searching for professional care services in and around Villa Rica. As professional assisted living and memory...

A Direct Link Between Professional Assisted Living Care and Reduced Heart Disease

26 July 2021

In our last blog post, we discussed five benefits of chiropractic care for the elderly. That blog post hopefully got you thinking about a different way to manage pain. Today, we’re going to talk about something equally (or more) important than managing pain. We’re going to talk about managing heart...

How Chiropractic Care Can Help Seniors

12 July 2021

Summer greetings to you, our faithful blog readers, cherished assisted living residents, memory care residents, and family members all! A common goal within our entire care team is to leave work each day and reflect that “I made someone smile today”. It is the goal of this blog post to...

Happy 4th of July Facts

2 July 2021

The 4th of July is a favorite summer holiday for Americans across the country. Whether you’re enjoying a barbecue with your dear loved ones here at The Birches at Villa Rica Assisted Living & Memory Care, or with them at home with you, we all relish the opportunity to celebrate...

Celebrate YOUR Independence This July 4th

21 June 2021

At The Birches Assisted Living and Memory Care here at Villa Rica, we celebrate our residents and their spirit of independence not only on July 4th, but every day of the year. Our dedicated and loving staff is here to accommodate the unique lifestyle our residents choose so that they...

Summer Health Tips for Your Senior Family Members and Senior Friends

7 June 2021

We pride ourselves here at The Birches at Villa Rica Assisted Living & Memory Care for helping more than our residents and their families. We take great pride in helping you, our neighbors here in Villa Rica who lovingly provide at-home assisted living and/or memory care services to your loved...

Summer Vacation Planning with Your Senior Living or Memory Care Loved One

24 May 2021

With raising spirits all around, we send our greetings to you, our faithful blog readers, cherished assisted living residents, memory care residents, and family members all! We are celebrating a degree of return to normalcy from pandemic-related lock downs. Family members are enjoying safely and personally celebrating life with all...

Three Common Ways to Finance Resident Assisted Living and Memory Care

17 May 2021

We are warmed by your feedback and appreciation for the fact that our blog contributors here at The Birches at Villa Rica Assisted Living and Memory Care provide meaningful and educational material. As you might imagine, a frequently discussed topic with phone callers and walk-in visitors centers upon how those...

Just One Example of How We Continually Educate on Your Behalf

3 May 2021

Greetings to our faithful blog readers, cherished assisted living residents, memory care residents, and family members all! It occurred to us that many of you may not realize the constant dedicated efforts of your support team in continuing education. The quality of all our caregivers is humbling to us and...

Preparing Your Senior Loved One for Memorial Day

26 April 2021

Celebrating Memorial Day is both a solemn and joyous celebratory American tradition. First and foremost, it is a day of remembrance for those who have died in military service for their country. So, there is an inherent solemn presence throughout the holiday weekend. But it is safe to say that...

Spring Activity Recommendations for you and Your Senior Loved One

12 April 2021

Spring is finally here, and that means warmer weather has begun! Let’s hope it’s here to stay! After a cold winter, a spring celebration is almost necessary. Here are some fun ways to welcome the new season with your loved one who requires senior assisted living help or for your...

A Few Things to Keep in Mind About the Aging Process

5 April 2021

Well, Easter 2021 has come and gone. Hopefully, all of you out there shared precious and memorable moments celebrating Easter with your family. Now it is time to celebrate Spring and a systematic return to more pleasant weather. As most of you know, here at The Birches at Villa Rica...

Advice for When It’s Time to Talk to a Parent About Seeking Professional Care for Their Spouse

22 March 2021

It is probably never going to feel like the right time to have “The Talk” about a memory care facility with a parent who is the caregiver of a spouse with dementia. Many adult children avoid bringing it up because it’s such a complicated and sensitive topic. Here at The...

New Covid-19 Guidelines Now Allows Visitors!

15 March 2021

Our blog posts are syndicated to various social media sites in the interest of educating and keeping our residents and their family informed. GOOD NEWS! The visitation policy update is posted on our home page, but we feel important to place it here in our blog to facilitate maximum exposure....

Your Social Media Savvy Senior: Cause for Celebration and Caution

8 March 2021

Today we dedicate our discussion to those of you wondering if the senior loved ones under you care are safely served by being online and active in social media circles. For reasons you can likely conclude on your own, your concerns for your loved one who requires memory care support...

How to Find The Humor in Caregiving

1 March 2021

From all of us here at The Birches at Villa Rica Assisted Living & Memory Care, we appreciate the positive feedback from our blog readers regarding the practical utility of our blog posts. Many of our readers are at home taking care of their loved one’s Assisted Living support needs...

After the Move to a Senior Assisted Living Community – What’s Next?

22 February 2021

This is the third of a three-part blog series designed to help those of you considering a transition to professional senior assisted living care here in Villa Rica. So far, we’ve covered when is the right time to move and how to prepare for a move. Today, we’ll cover what...

How To Prepare For Your Transition to Assisted Living

15 February 2021

Last week we discussed when is the right time to move into a managed senior living community. This blog post is targeted for those of you who have decided that now is the right time to transition to assisted living care here in Villa Rica. Today, we’ll discuss how to...

When Is It The Right Time to Move to Senior Assisted Living?

8 February 2021

While there are countless benefits that come with managed senior care, all of us here at The Birches Assisted Living & Memory Care here in Villa Rica understand that it can be a stressful topic for individuals and families. Transitioning to managed care means saying goodbye to a home that’s...

Quality of Life Threats Regarding Delayed (But Necessary) Professional Memory Care Support

1 February 2021

We’d like to share some keen insight with you from Dr. Elizabeth Galik (Phd, CRNP) and Dr. Richard Stefanacci (MD, DO) regarding their views on improving care for patients with dementia. It is a professional obligation for the staff here at The Birches Assisted Living & Memory Care (Villa Rica...

Does My Loved One Need Specialized Memory Care?

25 January 2021

Deciding on how to best care for your loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia can be overwhelming. As professional assisted living and memory care service providers here in Villa Rica, we know this all too well. Whether you’re here with us now, or struggling at home to care for a...

Distinguishing Normal Forgetfulness from Dementia

11 January 2021

The difference between simple entrepreneurial and genuinely loving professional senior assisted living care and truly loving professional memory care services is volunteer investment in our residents, their families, and the local community. This blog here at The Birches at Villa Rica Assisted Living and Memory Care is a perfect example....

Four Signs Your Loved One Might be Suffering Hearing Loss

4 January 2021

Here at The Birches at Villa Rica Assisted Living and Memory Care, our team of professional memory care and assisted living care providers constantly seek ways to improve the quality of life of our residents, their family, and their friends. Today’s blog addresses one of the most prolific thieves of...

Our Covid-19 Vaccination Plan from the Georgia Department of Public Health

21 December 2020

The Birches at Villa Rica is considered 1-A Long Term Care Facility by the Georgia Department of Public Health. With the 1-A status our residents and Staffs will be among the first to be offered the Vaccine. We have already contacted the two approved providers for the Vaccine Walgreens and...

Now That Today’s Physical Fitness is Done, Let’s Get Started on Brain Exercise

14 December 2020

Our team of professional memory care and assisted living care providers here at The Birches at Villa Rica are there for all of you, young and seasoned alike. Today’s blog offers numerous “brain exercises” that we all can to do improve memory and focus. Again, these exercises are not directed...

Music Activates Regions of the Brain Spared by Alzheimer’s

7 December 2020

We found the following educational and uplifting story from the University of Utah and feel compelled to share it with you. As professional senior assisted living and memory care support providers, we know that music has always been a therapeutical tool to enrich our dear resident’s lives. The month of...

Stuck Inside This Winter? Here Are 5 Fun And Easy Ways To Stay Active!

30 November 2020

Whether you’re a cherished resident at The Birches Assisted Living & Memory Care here in Villa Rica, a family member, or a valued fan of our blog, we trust you had a great Thanksgiving Holiday and are looking forward to the magic of the entire Christmas Holiday season. But it...

Our Senior Residents Thrive with Age

9 November 2020

When it comes to happiness later in life, there is one factor that countless studies show is key for most people: Social connection. More important than money or one’s past career success, research from around the world shows people need social activity to genuinely enjoy their “golden years.” Keeping active...

Streaming TV Series Our Residents Will Enjoy

2 November 2020

Getting swept up on a great television series can make us laugh, provide a shared interest with others, or simply forget our worries for a little while. Streaming services, like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon and Disney+, offer an enormous variety of options for television (as well as movies) but it might...

Identifying and Addressing Common Sleep Problems in Seniors

26 October 2020

Today we hope to educate all our Villa Rica-area assisted living and our Villa Rica memory care community residents, family, neighbors, and friends on the subject of healthy sleep. Sleep disorders affect people of all ages, but they become more prevalent during your senior years, putting you at risk for...

Flu Season Preparation Guide

12 October 2020

Greetings once again to all of our Villa Rica-area assisted living and our Villa Rica memory care community residents, family, neighbors, and friends. We’re entering flu season here in Villa Rica, and while most focus today is rightfully centered on COVID, you simply must address the dangers of flu season...

How Important is Heart Health?

28 September 2020

Welcome back to our blog page for our Villa Rica-area assisted living and our Villa Rica memory care community. No matter what stage of care need your elderly loved one is at, you can trust that you have proven professionals right around the corner here at The Birches at Villa...

Defining Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care

4 September 2020

Our team of professional memory care and assisted living care providers here at The Birches at Villa Rica are there for all of you at home care providers. Much of our blog is dedicated to works designed to assist you in your selfless commitment to your senior loved ones. Unfortunately,...

Making Your Doctor Visit Better

4 September 2020

We witness and understand that there are certain stresses involved in visiting the doctor and the dentist. We discovered some very practical advice provided by Dr. John Voytas, M.D., a Doctor of Geriatric Medicine. He focuses on preparation for the visit and how it can make things go so much...