Making Holidays Successful for Dementia Patients and Families

When you love someone who is living with Dementia, the holidays can be stressful and difficult to navigate, both on a personal level and a family level. The presence of dementia will change the holidays, but at Juniper Communities we know there are steps you can take to make it an enjoyable celebration for all. […]

Juniper Teams Achieve Certified Dementia Practitioner Status

At Juniper, we believe it is important to invest in education. Over the last year, Liz Plozner-Chalfa, executive director at Juniper Village Wellspring Memory Care at Brookline, traveled to Juniper Communities in two states to lead their teams in Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP)® training. The communities included Aurora and Louisville in Colorado, and Forest Hills, […]

Music & Memory: Juniper Communities Uses Innovative Approaches

The statistics on caregiver stress and burn-out are overwhelming.  Support groups sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association or community groups can be key to managing stress.   Juniper Communities Wellspring Memory Care offers solutions similar to those experienced by one of the Alive Inside profile families – a secure, homelike care setting which allows the family caregiver […]

8 Ways to Reduce Alzheimer’s Risk: Juniper Offers Screening and Support

Memory changes are normal as we grow older, but the symptoms of Alzheimer’s and dementia are more than simple lapses. People with Alzheimer’s experience problems communicating, learning, thinking, and reasoning that eventually become severe enough to impact an individual’s work, social activities, and family life. However, new research has shown there are ways to reduce […]

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s: Juniper Offers Healing and Help

Memory changes are normal as we grow older, but the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease are more than simple lapses. People with Alzheimer’s experience problems communicating, learning, thinking, and reasoning that eventually become severe enough to impact an individual’s work, social activities, and family life. It is critical for people with dementia and their families to […]