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Stunning Senior Care in Texas

Tailor-made care that a loved one deserves Frisco, Texas, April 6, 2019 – There is quite a bit that goes into helping loved ones with dementia and the assisted living arrangements that follow. When these conditions become too much for a loved one, sometimes support is necessary. The Cottages Senior Living in Texas offers the Alzheimer and Dementia assisted living support that is needed. The Cottages are a memory care facility with homes in Frisco and several other Texas locations. They specialize in dementia assisted living and are dedicated to helping residents around the clock. The staff truly care about each person and wants to see them get the best care possible. The Cottages build relationships that last between the staff and residents. Every floor plan is handcrafted to give each loved one a cozy, homelike feel. All families are invited to be on the property, which is complete with meals and activities. This allows the family to see how care is administered and what can be expected. The Cottages assisted living homes are available throughout Texas to help loved one’s living with Dementia or Alzheimer’s. They will be sure your loved one is taken care of when placed in their residence, and will be treated like the family that they are. The Cottages in Frisco are open and willing to help. About The Cottages The Cottages is dedicated to care for those with Alzheimer’s disease and other memory disorders.  The Cottage concept provides a home-like environment tailored to meet individual needs based on physical, mental and emotional needs. The Cottages offers all-inclusive pricing with no level of care charges...

How to Prevent the Leading Cause of Accidental Death Among Senior Adults

Heart attacks, stroke, cancer — each of these gives us reason to worry about the health of aging loved ones. But did you know that household hazards could pose an even greater risk to the health and well-being of senior adults? Falls rank among the leading causes of accidental death in the United States and are the top cause for fatal and non-fatal injuries among older adults. Falling can be dangerous at any age, but for senior adults, slipping or tripping and falling can cause hip fractures, broken bones and head injuries. According to the Centers for Disease Control, one-third of older adults who fall, suffer a hip fracture and are hospitalized, die within a year. Even without hospitalization, a history of falling could also lead to anxiety and depression that prohibits older adults from maintaining an active lifestyle. Fear of falling causes many senior adults to lose confidence and become less active as a result. The good news is that there is much we can do to help prevent accidental falls by making living environments safer for our aging loved ones. Senior adults can fall for any number of reasons. Some of the most common causes of falls include: Loss of coordination, flexibility and/or balance Vision or hearing loss Side effects of medications, such as dizziness, dehydration or interactions with other meds Environmental factors, such as tripping hazards around the home Chronic conditions such as diabetes, stroke or arthritis If you are a caregiver and/or loved one of a senior adult, here are six simple steps the National Council on Aging recommends to help prevent falls: Talk about...

Commitment to Offer Support for Those Living with Memory Disorders

The Cottages offer assistant living care for their residents Frisco, Texas, March 11, 2019 – The Cottages, the premier Alzheimer’s assisted living facilities, celebrate years of commitment and support to loved ones living with this disease. The experienced professionals at The Cottages can help assist loved ones with Alzheimer’s through numerous mental and physical activities. The 24/7 staff at the facility will help residents with the necessary care that they need. The Cottages offer four convenient Texas locations: Frisco, Amarillo, Round Rock, and League city. Building good ties with the residential communities have been the bedrock for the longevity of The Cottages. The Cottages are pioneers in Alzheimer’s assisted living care. They have developed specialized activity programs with certified Alzheimer’s-trained activity directors. Also, resident physicians regularly visit the facilities, along with mobile labs and X-rays, which help with wellness monitoring of their residents along with pharmacy consultant services that are available in order to facilitate any foreseeable need. The Cottages are a family-owned and operated business which means they understand the importance of family support during times of illness. They greatly encourage family members to come visit the facility and share a meal with their loved ones. The dietician-curated menu offers three meals a day with assorted snacks in between. The all-inclusive pricing offered ensures that no hidden fees will be issued for the state-of-the-art quality in Alzheimer’s care. The Cottages realizes that residents may struggle with day to day tasks, which is why bathing assistance is available along with many other domestic duties such as laundry and housekeeping. The central pillar behind the success of The Cottages has been their...

Maximizing Independence of Memory-Challenged Adults

The Cottages Provide Support for Loved Ones Frisco, Texas, Feb. 04, 2019 – Loved ones dealing with Alzheimer’s or Dementia can struggle relying on others while trying to maintain their own independence. Caregivers often fall into the habit of doing things for their loved ones living with memory disorders rather than with them. Maximizing independence of these individuals leads to higher levels of confidence and a better quality of life. One memory care facility in Frisco, Texas is working to change and improve caregiving for memory-challenged adults. The staff at The Cottages are specially trained to work specifically with those experiencing memory loss and dementia. Using a revolutionary training approach, The Cottages employ a TULIP approach: Time, Understanding, Life Quality, Increased Awareness, Pills on Time and Support. This approach centers on protecting the dignity and respect of the residents they care for. “Our memory care assisted living facility has a remarkable reputation that is built on solid management, strong support, individualized and personalized care for every resident.” says Trent Quinn, founder, president and CEO of The Cottages. “This incredible standing is by no means newly found or recently created. It is truly a significant part of our organization. Dignity and concern are evident in our everyday operations.” Their dementia and Alzheimer’s assisted living communities have unique routines with activities designed specifically for people living with a memory disorder. With a variety of events occurring daily, residents are encouraged, but not required, to join in to as many of the activities as they’d like. Bringing in outside experts on multiple subjects further diversifies their curriculum. It’s not just the staff...

The Cottages: Not an Average Senior Care Facility

Enhancing the lives of individuals with Alzheimer’s and Dementia Dallas, Texas, Jan 15, 2019 — Dementia and Alzheimer care can be stressful and difficult. The Cottages, with many locations throughout Texas help those living with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. Their memory care residence located in the Dallas area has used the Mayo Clinic design to create a beautiful, calm space for their residents. “What is necessary for persons suffering from dementia is a familiar environment with ample space to move, as well as structured, predictable and meaningful activities to participate in and enjoy. The Cottages are just such a place.” ~ Jonathan M. Evans, MD – Mayo Clinic Dementia assisted living facilities come in many shapes and sizes. The Cottages have gone above and beyond to be a premiere memory care facility. Using a townhome architecture, residents feel like they are home. Color codes help them find their “townhome” when needing to retreat and rest. The Cottages offer dementia assisted living that includes family-style meals cooked by a gourmet chef, activities scheduled throughout the day, and beautiful gardens to enjoy. Along with all these wonderful attributes, religious services are provided throughout the week. Dementia assisted living at The Cottages is about independence, not dependence. This memory care home in Dallas strives to enhance the lives of their residents by developing meaningful relationships. These relationships are forged by the use of small-scale facilities. Alzheimer and dementia assisted living facilities at The Cottages are equipped with all the support a family needs for their loved one. The Cottages are not the same as a regular senior care facility. Memory care is...