Making Memories that Make a Difference - Morning Pointe with Kim Campbell meeting Uncle Bob

Photos from Facebook taken and property of Morning Pointe of Louisville. Learn more about Morning Pointe by visiting them online http://www.morningpointelouisville.com/ or by calling today (502)242-7691.

Photos from Facebook taken and property of Morning Pointe of Louisville. Learn more about Morning Pointe by visiting them online http://www.morningpointelouisville.com/ or by calling today (502)242-7691.

It is a blessing to know that someone was able to meet a person they admire. To see his face light up is an honor. To think he could have been living alone and missed this opportunity but instead he took a chance on Senior Living and it has paid off in so many ways. 

To learn more about the senior living options that will best fit your individual situation call today. (502) 242-7691

(502) 242 - 7691

(502) 242 - 7691

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3 three minute things to do together: Loving someone with Memory Loss 1.0

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Here are three ideas for short activities that you can do with your loved one who maybe struggling with memory loss.

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This hit more than one of the senses stimulated various parts of the brain and psyche. You are providing your loved one with needed physical touch, interaction, moisture, self care, and relaxation .

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This can give them the self care they need while also bringing up memories of when you were younger and they would care for you in the same loving way. Asking them if possible to brush or style your hair also can be giving them a sense of purpose.

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Memory loss often effect the short term memories first. Singing a nursery rhyme can bring up "old" memories. It could be memories of when they sang to their grandchild, you, or when their parents sang to them. No matter the stage singing is often a great way to spark the life in to those fleeting days of struggling with memory loss.

 

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Alisha Duvall, MSW/MFT

Before I received my Masters in Social Work and Marriage & Family Therapy, I knew I was meant to help folks. When I began this company I realized the importance of quality of life. Everyone deserves to live the best life possible. Let me assist you and your loved one to maintain the highest level of dignity and independence possible as this journey of aging continues.

Call today to see how I can assist you (502) 242-7691

Walker Maintenance 101

Did you know that much like your car you need to provide maintenance to your Walker or Rollator?

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Have a Physical Therapist assess that the walker is appropriately set for the person’s weight and height.

Wipe down handles on regular basis with Clorox wipes or disinfectant wipes.

Secure any brake lines to side rails with zip ties to keep the lines from catching on corners or nearby items while in use.

Be sure any added bags or baskets are out of line of vision.