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Frisco, Texas, May 20, 2020 – Dementia is a degenerative disease that plagues seniors throughout the world. The disease is progressive, worsening over time. The most prominent offender is Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia diminish a loved one’s mental function, often causing excessive forgetfulness and an inability to complete daily tasks. The progression of Alzheimer’s creates a difficult challenge for family members caring for their loved one. That’s when assisted living memory care facilities come in. There are Alzheimer’s assisted living facilities such as The Cottages Senior Living, that provide personal care for family members living with dementia. These assisted living facilities are experienced in caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. The staff is available to help at all times and are experienced in helping residents through each progressive stage of dementia. Care is most successful when it takes a holistic approach, being there for the whole person rather than just the disease. The Cottages makes every effort to understand each individual person as they provide for their increasing needs. The Cottages new memory care facility in Frisco works to create an environment that feels like home. This is done through the relationships created between staff and loved ones. The Cottages apartment-style homes are spacious and provide an outdoor viewing space of the surrounding area. The walk-in showers enable loved ones to follow their same routine and feel comfortable in their new home. The team at The Cottages provides care around the clock, and family is always welcome. The presence of family is beneficial to a loved one’s morale and is...

The Cottages Advisors are determined to help families make confident decisions about assisted living

Dallas, Texas, April 07, 2020 – Families across the great state of Texas and beyond struggle with the thought of placing their loved one in an assisted living home. This decision brings on an enormous amount of questions. It can leave family members feeling like they have given up on their loved ones. These thoughts can all be alleviated when families choose The Cottages. The Cottages are a memory care home with facilities in Dallas, Austin, Houston and Amarillo. Their staff includes advisors who are there to help families make this important decision with confidence. They are in the know when it comes to understanding the needs of dementia and Alzheimer’s residents. This is why the advisors at The Cottages are prepared to give families the tools they need to choose a memory care home at a location convenient to them. Assisted living for dementia residents should be an asset to families. At The Cottages, families are provided with a team that will support and advise them about difficult decisions. Their advisors leave no stone unturned when helping families. They understand what families are going through when choosing assisted living for their loved ones living with memory disorders. Advisors at The Cottages will share with families what memory care facilities have to offer their loved ones. They will walk through the facility with families answering questions along the way. Advisors at The Cottages are there to ensure families feel confident and at ease during this time. Memory care facilities within The Cottages network are equipped to handle many situations. The families are welcomed in and given tools to help...

The Cottages Provides Comprehensive Memory Care Services in Texas

Frisco, Texas, Apr 02, 2020 – For family members dealing with a memory impairment, the need for alternative living plans can quickly become a frightening reality. Simple day-to-day living tasks and basic daily routine activities often become extremely complicated. These necessary tasks can even begin to create security issues around the home. This need for specialized care and growing assistance can quickly become more than family members are able provide. It can be a frustrating and challenging process to choose the best assisted options that provide high-level memory care for loved ones. Residential care services at The Cottages provide the best solutions for the needs of families making these difficult decisions During the many varying stages of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, memory focused, assisted living facilities provide supportive care for residents. The Cottages Texas-based centers are ideal for those who might need specific care aimed at more intensive support for Instrumental Daily Living Activities. At The Cottages assisted living, residents enjoy safe independent living in smaller clusters of eight to 12 apartments and have staff available 24 hours a day to support them. This unique living arrangement is ideal for those who want to be as independent as possible but need some support in daily living. As a comprehensive memory care package, The Cottages’ customized assisted living options encourage independence, while supporting safety and security for loved ones in a loving and enriching environment that feels like...

People living with dementia feel safe with care from The Cottages

A Home Away From Home for Dementia Care Frisco, TX Jan 25, 2020 – Studies show that approximately 40 percent of senior-aged (65+) United States citizens suffer from a memory disorder. These include but are not limited to dementia and Alzheimer’s. The two disorders make day-to-day living a little more complicated as loved ones age. They begin to need extra help with both simple and complex tasks. When family caregivers are unable to provide 24/7 care to their loved one living with dementia due to career and other obligations, many choose to move their loved ones to an assisted living facility. Memory care at The Cottages is complex and stimulating. The staff ensures that residents feel like family and are comfortable. Interest-specific activities are provided mid-day for residents, and occasionally guests are brought in to teach residents new activities. Religious services are also available to those who desire to attend. With dementia and Alzheimer’s, comfort is key. Family presence is important, but it is recognized that this is not always possible. The activities that are provided in a memory care facility can create lasting bonds between residents and staff. The Cottages sets itself apart from other assisted living facilities with its focus on the feeling of home and familiarity. Each location has been updated to feel cozy and comfortable, with floor plans designed to evoke a feeling of home. They also offer a variety of dietary options for differing needs. Since memory disorders vary by case, treatment plans are individualized. Temporary arrangements are also available with the respite program. This allows residents to stay on an as-needed basis. The...

The Cottages Blog Listed in Top 100 Senior Blogs

The Cottages Blog was rated in the top 100 blogs of 2019 for Seniors and Caregivers Frisco, Texas, October 8, 2019 – The Cottages organization ranks among the best memory care communities in Texas. With facilities designed specifically for those living from Alzheimer’s and other memory disorders, The Cottages ensure their residents have the highest quality of life. And now, their blog is rated among the top 100 blogs on the web for seniors, families, and caregivers. Feedspot, a massive database with over 100,000 influential bloggers categorized into over 1,500 niche markets, recently published their list of the top 100 most informative and influential blogs dedicated to providing information to seniors, their families and senior caregivers on all topics relevant to them. From among many other senior blogs on the web, The Cottages was ranked as one of the best. The Cottages blog is designed to provide useful information for caregivers and loved ones of those who live with Alzheimer’s, dementia and other memory disorders. Featuring monthly articles on a variety of topics ranging from the latest in cutting edge research on the best environments for memory care residents, to supporting loved ones during holidays and combating loneliness in seniors. Written in a clear and concise tone, each article is designed to provide relevant information for the time of year, recent applicable news and research, and helpful tips, tricks and inside information on helping loved ones living with memory disorders live their best lives. The Cottages’ slogan, “We’re All About Life,” set the standard for residential memory care in Texas. With four locations, each one is designed using the...

The Cottages Increase Fundraising Efforts for Alzheimer’s Research

The Cottages add another fundraiser for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s Amarillo, Texas, Sept. 13, 2019 – As a leader in advanced memory care, The Cottages is committed not only to providing top of the line care for those living with dementia, Alzheimer’s, or other memory disorders, but also contributing to research efforts to find cures for these diseases. In addition to small-scale fundraising efforts throughout the year, this summer, the Cottages launched a fundraising campaign to support the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. One of the largest annual fundraisers for Alzheimer’s research, and held in more than 600 communities nationwide, the West Texas Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s was held in Amarillo, Texas on September 7, 2019. The Cottages has committed to raising much-needed funding for critical research in finding better care solutions and a cure for Alzheimer’s. The Cottages will be on site hosting a table to showcase all of the work their programs are doing to help those living with memory disorders and their families. Along with information on ways to support those living with memory disorders like dementia and Alzheimer’s, The Cottages’ table will offer snacks and games to engage community members. The Cottages’ support of the Walk to End Alzheimer’s event comes at the end of the organization’s sustained effort throughout the summer to raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Association. The organization ran a series of events throughout the summer, including dine-ins at local restaurants and larger community involvement activities and events that raised a substantial amount of money to go towards future research in the fight against memory disorders. Committed to improving...