June 28, 2023

Celebrating Father’s Day at Parks Place Memory Care: A Heartwarming Event

Introduction: At Parks Place Memory Care, we honor and celebrate the extraordinary men and fathers who have touched our lives. On June 16th, we hosted a special event, “Breakfast with the Guys,” to commemorate Father’s Day in a truly memorable way. Join us as we reflect on the heartwarming moments … View article»

September 6, 2023

Community Leaders Join Us for Lunch at Parks’ Place Memory Care

At Parks’ Place Memory Care, we believe in the power of community. We recently had the distinct honor of hosting a group of esteemed community leaders for a special luncheon at our facility. This event was about sharing a meal, opening our doors and fostering connections with the community we … View article»

August 8, 2023

Llamas Visit Parks Place Memory Care: A Unique Animal Therapy Experience

At Parks Place Memory Care, we’re always looking for innovative ways to enhance the lives of our residents. Recently, we had the pleasure of hosting a group of friendly llamas, providing a unique animal therapy experience that brought smiles to everyone’s faces. Llamas Bring Joy to Parks Place Our residents … View article»

June 22, 2023

Celebrating the Summer Solstice with a Memorable Carnival at Parks Place Memory Care

The summer solstice carnival at Parks Place Memory Care was truly a night to remember! I had the pleasure of attending this wonderful event, and I have to say I was blown away by the joy and laughter that filled the air. Delicious Treats: Our culinary team served up tasty … View article»

April 7, 2021

Taking Away the Car Keys

Taking away the car keys is no simple task.  It is much more than operating a machine, there are many emotions tied to driving a vehicle.  Think back to when you got your driver’s license, and the feelings of independence and freedom that came with it.  Getting your driver’s license … View article»

March 23, 2021

Eating for Brain Health

Just as certain foods can be good for heart health, lowering cholesterol, or managing diabetes, certain foods have shown to be beneficial for brain health.  You’ll see that many of the foods that are good for your brain are also good for your heart.   While this information does not replace … View article»

March 16, 2021

Important Documents

Along the same track as our blog post earlier this month about financial decision making, when caring for a loved one with dementia it is vital to keep track of their important documents.  Creating a safe location to keep these documents or lists readily available will be beneficial down the … View article»

March 10, 2021

The Lemon Bar Queen

The city of Plymouth is home not only to Parks’ Place but also to Jodi Melsness, registered nurse who works with people with dementia and live in memory care.  On top of that, her own mother was diagnosed with dementia and Jodi became her caregiver.  Jodi started a blog to … View article»

March 1, 2021

Financial Decision Making

Disclaimer:  The following information is neither legal advice nor making specific recommendations for your loved one’s financial situation.  It is purely informative.  Please consult an elder law attorney to aid you in managing your loved one’s finances. Planning Ahead Navigating the path of financial and legal decision making is hard.  … View article»

January 26, 2021

Practicing Self-Care

Being a caregiver for a person with dementia is a more than a full time job, its 7 days a week, 365 days a year, and often 24 hours a day.  Your duties as a caregiver are constant throughout the day from daily hygiene, meal and medication preparation, transportation, and … View article»