5 Things You Might Not Know About Memory Care Communities

Memory care has more to offer families than many may know. It’s a sensitive subject- the thought of others caring for your aging parent. On the positive side, often times loved ones blossom in an....

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How Shirley & Ed Made Their First Days in Memory Care a Success

Shirley and Ed were Glastonbury High School sweethearts. As a young couple, they moved 20 miles north to Ellington, Connecticut, where Ed worked as a mason contractor and Shirley ran the liquor....

Topics: Memory Care, About The Ivy at Ellington

How Can I Help My Loved One With Memory Loss Adjust to Memory Care?

“Changes in environment can be challenging for people with dementia, which can make moving to memory care even more difficult. Fortunately, there are ways to manage the transition so both the one....

Topics: Memory Care, About The Ivy at Ellington

How Can You Connect and Communicate with Your Loved One with Dementia

Alzheimer's disease and other dementias gradually affect every aspect of a person’s life. At first, maybe someone has problems keeping up the house or balancing the checkbook. As the disease....

Topics: Family Resources, Memory Care, About The Ivy at Ellington