The Cottages Blog

April Davis

April has over 15 years of experience working with residents in their Cottage home. She has worked in the Cottage in a variety of roles, giving her a unique perspective and a true understanding of what challenges our seniors and their families face. She has two children, Alyssa and Jackson.

Recent Posts

5 Activities Seniors Are Participating in at Assisted Living Communities

Making the choice to move to an assisted living community is not always easy. Once you move in and get settled, you will find that there are many opportunities for seniors to spend time ... Read More

5 Tips for Staying Healthy During the Holiday Season

The holidays is a time for friends and family to gather together and have a good time. Between all of the parties and get-togethers, it’s easy to let your health slip by the wayside. ... Read More

5 Anti-Aging Tips from Centenarians

Scientists don’t have a clear answer as to why some people live well past the age of 100. What we do know is that while genetics clearly plays a part, lifestyle and attitude factor into ... Read More

5 Signs Your Senior Parent Should Not Be Living Alone

Making the decision that it’s time for your senior parent to stop living alone can be difficult. The signs that there is a problem can be very subtle at first. If your senior parent is ... Read More

5 Reasons Why Seniors Need Vitamin D

Many seniors don’t get enough vitamin D in their diets and end up suffering from Read More

How Poetry Can Help People with Dementia

Through stimulating, intellectual, and creative activities, people with Alzheimer’s and dementia can relax, communicate, and feel good about themselves. Read More

What Sudden Appetite Changes Could Mean for Your Senior Mom

Mild changes in appetite are, often times, just a normal part of aging. Many seniors simply lose the energy to cook for themselves. They may also lose interest in foods for other ... Read More