Entries by kim

Embrace Vibrant Senior Living with Simple Steps

As the years progress, prioritizing health becomes increasingly vital. For those in their later stages, a balanced approach to wellness – melding physical activity with mental engagement and emotional stability – is crucial. This guide from Cadbury Commons delves into practical strategies for nurturing a rich and healthy life, ensuring the senior years are not […]

Navigating Transitions: Tips for Moving a Loved One into Memory Care

Moving a loved one into memory care can be a significant and emotional transition for families. While it may come with challenges, thoughtful preparation and support can make the process smoother and more manageable. In this blog post, we’ll explore practical tips and advice to help you navigate this important transition with care and compassion. […]

Balancing Act: The Importance of Stability Exercises for Seniors

Introduction: As we gracefully age, maintaining balance becomes a vital aspect of leading a healthy and active lifestyle. For seniors, stability exercises are not just about staying on their feet; they are about enhancing overall well-being, preventing falls, and promoting independence. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the significance of stability exercises for seniors […]

A Labor of Love

  Many years ago, one of our former residents donated a piece of her childhood memorabilia to Cadbury Commons. It was a Doll House – 9 rooms and 3 floors of perfectly scaled furniture. It was arranged inside a large leaded-glass breakfront. As time wore on, so did the bumps and bruises to this magnificent […]

Effective Communication Strategies for Connecting with Loved Ones in Memory Care

For families with a loved one in memory care, communication can be both a lifeline and a challenge. Memory loss conditions, such as Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, can make it increasingly difficult for individuals to express themselves and for family members to connect with them. However, with patience, understanding, and the right communication strategies, it’s […]

Creating a Comfortable and Safe Environment for Seniors during Respite Stays

Introduction: Respite stays offer a well-deserved break for family caregivers while ensuring that their beloved seniors receive the care and attention they deserve. At our facility, we understand the importance of creating a comfortable and safe environment for our senior guests. We take pride in providing a warm, welcoming, and secure atmosphere that fosters a […]

The Importance of Social Engagement for Seniors in Assisted Living

Introduction: Social engagement plays a pivotal role in the well-being and overall quality of life for seniors residing in assisted living facilities. It goes beyond mere interaction; it fosters a sense of belonging, connection, and purpose. In this blog post, we will explore why social engagement is crucial for seniors in assisted living and how […]

The Vitality Quencher: Embracing the Importance of Staying Hydrated

Introduction: Water, the elixir of life, is a fundamental requirement for human existence. Yet, in our fast-paced modern world, it is often overlooked and underestimated. Staying hydrated is not only essential for survival but also plays a significant role in maintaining our overall well-being. In this blog, we will dive into the profound importance of […]

6 Ways Caregivers Can Show Themselves Much-Needed Self-Care

Being a caregiver is a noble position that requires a kind heart. However, it often leaves little time to think about or care for yourself. If you spend the majority of your time taking care of a senior loved one, consider these six ways (presented by Cadbury Commons) you can show yourself some love.   […]