April 19, 2019

Does Dementia Change Personality?

How situations and perceptions may affect those with dementia  View article»
March 29, 2019

When is Simple Forgetfulness Something More?

We all forget little details now and then, like where we placed our keys or an item on our grocery list. This is normal and alth…  View article»
March 22, 2019

How Dementia Affects Conversation and Relationship

Dementia can create differences in the way we connect with others, and the ways in which those with memory loss perceive themsel…  View article»
February 28, 2019

Pet Therapy and Seniors

Emerald Crest by Augustana Care often has visitors stop by to spend time with our residents. We make sure to have a wide variety…  View article»
February 14, 2019

Caring for Someone with Dementia

The Love of Family Caregivers: Strength, Devotion and Unique Perspectives  View article»
January 31, 2019

Emerald Crest: Voted Best Memory Care, Best Retirement Community, and Best Assisted Living!

Emerald Crest by Augustana Care was recently voted “Best Memory Care” by the Sun Media readers in Wayzata and Minnetonka along w…  View article»
January 21, 2019

Benefits of Moving to Memory Care

A Chaplain’s Perspective – The Benefits of Choosing Memory Care  View article»
December 31, 2018

Should an Individual Still Drive Following a Diagnosis of Dementia?

Should an Individual Still Drive Following a Diagnosis of Dementia?  View article»
December 17, 2018

Memory Loss and Discussing the Death of a Loved One

When someone has memory loss, how do we discuss death?  View article»
November 29, 2018

Holiday Survival Guide: Practical Tips for Family Caregivers

Though special, holiday celebrations with memory loss can be stressful  View article»

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The layout of Emerald Crest is terrific, its like visiting a home (not the hospital hallway, with a small lounge on the end!)  The health care model of Emerald Crest  is “OUTSTANDING”.  The professional staff provide care with love, hugs, and individual attention.  The caregivers were of the same mode.  We were fortunate to choose Emerald Crest for mom!

— Gary, son of Emerald Crest resident