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Apr
07

Helping the Elderly Cope with Grief

Many of us have lost loved ones to COVID-19, and we have had to deal with the grief we experience. Sadly, the elderly suffered these losses disproportionately, as so many of them have lost a…

Feb
16

Meaningful Engagement to Deal with Isolation

We are social animals, we need regular and ongoing contact with other human beings for our emotional, psychological, and physical well-being. However, the pandemic has forced us to limit our contact as a way of…

Jan
28

COVID-19 Vaccine and The Elderly

As we enter the New Year, in the first few days, weeks, and months of 2021, our attention will almost certainly be focused on the recently approved vaccines for COVID-19, which are now being administered…

Dec
22

Super Agers

Our social upbringing has conditioned us to expect that we will all experience increasing mental decline of some sort as we get older, even if we do not suffer from Alzheimer’s or some other form…

Oct
26

Mental Health and Dementia during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Mental Health and Dementia during the COVID-19 Pandemic In last month’s newsletter we discussed the effects of stress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic on the elderly who suffer from Alzheimer’s and other dementias. In this…

Oct
25

Dealing with Dementia Related Challenges

Alzheimer's or Dementia patients often deal with some mental health issues like anger, sadness, and confusion. Even if you are aware of the medical diagnosis of your loved one, dealing with the mood swings, agitation,…

Oct
25

Tips to Help A Loved One Move to Assisted Living

Change is a challenge, when it comes to moving out of the home to consider an assisted living option, elderly have many mixed reactions. While you may be considering more assistance and safety for your…

Oct
25

How can assisted living be better for physical and mental health?

Assisted living in today’s day and age is a necessary resource that many families use worldwide. Assisted living communities or Senior Care Homes provide the elderly with assistance around the clock according to their personal…

Sep
08

Elder Care Assisted living with AlfredHouse

Senior care housing is often termed as elderly care homes. They are specialized assisted living homes that are designed to provide for aging challenges of the seniors. Therefore, elder care could be a rather broad…

Jul
03
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Not All Long-Term Care Facilities Are Created Equal

Long term care facilities come in all shapes and form; small Group Homes, larger Group Homes and custom built small and large Assisted Living facilities to Nursing Homes.   Generally speaking, there are two types…

Jun
25
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How senior living facilities are helping residents cope with COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown everyone off their game. Daily activities that no one thought twice before, have become a health risk now. Senior living facilities with older adults are at a higher risk, confining…

Jun
09
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Why we need more affordable senior housing?

According to the National Center for Health Statistics, Americans pay between $210 and $306 billion annually for long-term care services. The number of elders (65 and older) are expected to grow to 70 million by…

Jun
06
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Promoting active participation for healthy aging at AlfredHouse Senior Living Facilities

According to WHO, active aging allows people to realize their potential for physical, social, and mental wellbeing through the course of their life. In the presence of strong evidence linking physical inactivity to chronic health…

May
22
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Senior living facilities amid COVID-19 concerns

For about three months now, the world has been struggling to respond to the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, now designated a pandemic by the World Health Organization. As has…

May
22
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Dealing with a loved one with Alzheimer's or Dementia Symptoms- How to cope

Alzheimer's or Dementia patients often deal with are anger, sadness, and confusion. Even if you are aware of the medical diagnosis of your loved one, dealing with the mood swings, agitation, repetitive questions could get…

Apr
27
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Why the Elderly Are More Susceptible to COVID-19

For about three months now, the world has been struggling to respond to the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, now designated a pandemic by the World Health Organization. As has…

Apr
25

Can Aspirin treat Alzheimer’s symptoms? I Memory Care Living Insights

For quite some time we’ve been pondering upon memory care living and dementia care. In July 2019, there was a flurry of excitement in the news media over the results of a recently completed study,…

Apr
17

Search for a Cure: Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care

Alfredhouse personal home care explores about Dementia care services  and investigates about Alzheimer’s. Find out more in the article below. For nearly half a century now, researchers and pharmaceutical companies have been engaged in what…

Apr
15

Lowering High Blood Pressure Can Prevent Dementia

Alfredhouse Assisted living care shares with you the ultimate mantra for dementia care! If you are in your 50s or older and have high blood pressure, you might want to consider bringing your systolic blood…

Apr
02

COVID-19: Safety and elder care is our topmost priority

While the corona crisis has become a global concern, it is a matter of fact that people over 60, and especially over 80, are predominantly susceptible to the fatal disease. As per the statistics, the…

Mar
27
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Healthy Gums keep Alzheimer’s at Bay?

Sounds bizarre, but, for some time now, scientists have been aware of the connection between poor oral health and Dementia Care. Long-term studies have revealed that those who suffer from chronic periodontitis (gum disease) are…

Mar
23
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Music Therapy at Alfred House Elder Care Assisted Living

Music is therapeutic, and what better than the calming effect of music forming an eternal part of personal home care! Alfred House Elder Care Assisted Living explains more about the same in our recent blog-…

Mar
23
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Can Aspirin treat Alzheimer’s symptoms? I Memory Care Living Insights

For quite some time we’ve been pondering upon Memory care living and Dementia care. In July 2019, there was a flurry of excitement in the news media over the results of a recently completed study,…

Mar
11
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Old and Cold in Winter in Assisted Living Care

We, at Alfredhouse Assisted Living Care understand that winter is a vulnerable time for the elderly people, especially when dementia is involved. Statistics over the last several years reflect that those over the age of…

Mar
11
Lowering High Blood Pressure Can Prevent Dementia

Alfredhouse assisted living care shares with you the ultimate mantra for dementia care!

Alfredhouse assisted living care shares with you the ultimate mantra for Dementia Care! If you are in your 50s or older and have high blood pressure, you might want to consider bringing your systolic blood…

Feb
12
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Sleep Your Way to a Healthier Brain | Alfred house old age home

We all have heard that we might do without water or air, but if sleep deprived, we won’t be able to survive. That’s how important sleep is to anyone. As a matter of fact, the…

Feb
12
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Continuing Care Retirement Communities I Affordable Senior Housing

CCRC or Life Plan communities offer varied opportunities for healthy active seniors who wish to remain active and involved in a close communal setting with their age group. These communities offer many amenities like fitness…

Apr
12
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In Your Cups: Caffeine and Dementia | Memory Care Living

For at least a decade, now, researchers have been studying the connection between coffee consumption and neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Since attempts to find a drug-based cure for dementia care have not…

Oct
05
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Aging in a Raging Storm: How Natural Disaster Affect the Elderly

In the wake of catastrophic devastation caused by recurring natural disasters like Hurricane Harvey, Jose and Irma, it is appropriate that we take a moment to reflect on the effect that hurricanes and other natural…

Sep
19
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The Snoezelen Room

Over the past few months, we have been looking at various therapies for dealing with the effects of the age-related decline in mental functions often seen in the elderly. Each therapy we have explored has…

Jun
14
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The Language of Healing Touch

Skin is the body’s largest organ. It is richly endowed with billions of highly sensitive touch receptors, nerve endings that pick up signals from the skin’s surface and send them for processing to various parts…

May
08
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Nature’s Tonic for the Aging Brain

Music has been called “the language of the soul,” and it is no wonder, then, that it is one of humanity’s earliest cultural achievements, perhaps even predating articulate spoken language. Clearly, humans very early on…

Apr
12
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Aromatherapy Assisted Living Care: The Sweet Smell of Well-Being

Fragrance is perhaps one of nature’s greatest gifts to humanity. From earliest times, humans have delighted in the scents of flowers and other aromatic plants and have surrounded their dwellings with gardens, recognizing the soothing,…

Mar
10

Introducing Hydrotherapy | Alfredhouse senior home care services

Alfreadhouse Assisted Living introduces ‘Hydrotherapy’ onto our array of senior home care services. Read on to delve deeper and gain insights. Hydrotherapy is among the oldest of humanity’s healing methods, going back to the Ancient…

Dignity a cornerstone of AlfredHouse Assisted Living Philosophy

Dignity is one of the cornerstones of the AlfredHouse philosophy. I learned at an early age from my grandmother who cared for the most vulnerable and frail in our community to always protect the dignity…

Feb
01
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This Valentine, Romance with Old Age | Assisted Living Homes | Alfredhouse

February 14th, the day in remembrance of Valentinus, a wealthy Roman who died on this day in the 3rd century C.E., is the day the world celebrates lovers, with boxes of chocolates and red roses…

Jan
01
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A New Year: New Opportunities and Renewed Commitment for 2017

For many people, the start of a new year is a time for reflection, for looking back on the year that has just gone by and looking forward to the year ahead. In fact, the…

Dec
15
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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Ask any random group of people what their favorite time of the year is and it’s a pretty good bet that they will say it’s the holiday season. More songs have been written, more stories…

Oct
24
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Do Soft Toys Comfort Seniors?

Should the elderly be given a soft toy for comfort? The AlfredHouse philosophy of caregiving is to ensure every resident is afforded comfort, dignity and peace. Comfort being at the heart of our actions. Each individual…

Oct
04
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Symphony House, the 10th AlfredHouse Boutique Assisted Living Residence

It is with great pleasure to keep you abreast of the progress of the newest and 10th boutique assisted living residence of AlfredHouse, Symphony House at 6020 Needwood Drive, Derwood, Maryland, 20855 Symphony House will be an innovative…

Oct
04

Dementia Care AlfredHouse Assisted Living

Dementia Care at AlfredHouse Dementia care at AlfredHouse Assisted Living always includes a thoughtful conversation with families. This deeply personal experience at AlfredHouse was recently featured in a Washington Post article on “How dementia makes…

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Linda Colarco

Sales & Marketing

“I wanted to thank you all for the wonderful, loving care that my mother received during her stay at AlfredHouse Florence.”

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Terry Elan

CP Home Prosthetic Care

“I would like to let you know that this home is one of the nicest, and most pleasant that I deal with. The residents always seem quite happy. It is always a pleasure to come here work with my patient.”

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