April 15, 2022
Gardening is potentially a “long-term” memory for our residents with dementia because many of them have family memories of gardening, either as a child or when they created a family of their own. It is a very rewarding hobby that assists with hand/eye coordination, feeling textures, matching like items, and it gives residents a sense of purpose.
It is helpful to connect individuals living with dementia to long-term memories, as those memories typically create a sense of calm, safety, and happiness. Recalling these memories helps us as a Memory Care team learn more about our residents as an individual and allows the resident to experience moments of joy, happiness, and belonging, while sharing with others.
Here at The Boulevard Senior Living – Wentzville, MO we will celebrate and participate in National Gardening Month by painting pots for planting all of our flowers, inviting the assisted living garden “guru” to come join us for gardening education and tips, and going through the steps of planting. Plans are to celebrate at the end of April with a garden party.
The Boulevard Senior Living of Saint Charles in St. Charles, MO offers senior apartments, assisted living, and memory care with a variety of services and a range of floor plan options. Amenities include Meriwether's Restaurant, a 24-hour bistro, concierge service, housekeeping, events and entertainment, personal care, transportation services, and more. Conveniently located just south of Highway 370 at the intersection of Truman Boulevard and Ehlmann Road, just minutes from the best restaurants, shopping, and entertainment St. Charles has to offer.
September 15, 2023
National Assisted Living Week is a special time when assisted living communities come alive with celebrations that bring residents together. It’s a chance to share stories, make memories, and enjoy events that show the strong bond among residents, caregivers, and families. This year, the theme is Season of Reflection. This week is important to showcase […]
September 1, 2023
An important rule to remember when it comes to making sure your air conditioner works well, is to clean or change the air filter regularly. The purpose of the filter is to help clean the air coming into your home, it’s like a net catching all the tiny particles floating in the air. New or […]