April 20, 2015

The Importance of Tailored Activity Programs for Those with Dementia

Emerald Crest’s Occupational therapy program offers direct care staff and families a better understanding of their loved ones co…  View article»
April 13, 2015

When is Placement Needed?

For those with dementia each journey is unique and individual. Some are able to remain in their home with services and family su…  View article»
April 6, 2015

Is it Time to Intervene?

Early diagnosis is key to crisis prevention and treatment planning. Knowing when to seek medical help or place a loved one in a …  View article»
March 23, 2015

What is Dementia?

Those with significant memory loss may have a condition often referred to as dementia. Dementia is not a disease but a group of …  View article»
March 16, 2015

Forgetfulness and Dementia

At times we all forget little details like where we placed our keys or we forget to buy an item on our grocery list. This is nor…  View article»
February 19, 2015

A Different Kind of Community and a Different Kind of Care: Emerald Crest by Augustana Care

Experts in the field say that when people age, they typically need more time to learn and retain new information. There are time…  View article»

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For my mother's memory care needs, my father and family love the "at home" feel versus the institutional setting of some of the other options. Easy access, great staff and great care reinforce our decision.

— Mark, son of resident