The Cottages Blog

Eating a Mediterranean Diet Could Help You Fight Dementia

The Mediterranean diet is a diet that is low in red meat and processed foods and high in fruit, vegetables, and olive oil. Alzheimer’s disease is caused when beta-amyloid plaques and ... Read More

How Often Should Your Senior Mom Volunteer?

Volunteering is a wonderful way for seniors to support their communities and give back if they are physically and mentally able to do so. Local non-profit organizations are always ... Read More

What Is Memory Care and How Can It Benefit Your Senior Loved One?

Memory care can be found at many assisted living communities, but it is different from regular assisted living. Read More

Living with an Alzheimer's Disease Diagnosis

Getting a life-changing diagnosis can be difficult, and truer words were never spoken than when it comes to being diagnosed with Read More

Lighting Automation May Help Seniors Age in Place

Many seniors prefer to stay in their homes as long as possible. Sometimes, this means accepting a little extra help around the house, be it from family members or hired caregivers. ... Read More

Awesome Activities for Seniors in August

Summer’s not over just yet. There’s still plenty of time to get outside and enjoy the warm weather before fall rolls in. If you’re looking for some fun activities to do ... Read More

5 Fabulous Places to Visit During Your Retirement

You don’t have to slow down now that you’re retired. If you are still able to travel, now may be the best time to get out and see some new places that you’ve always wanted to visit. Here ... Read More

Healthy Eating Tips for Your Senior Mom

Making sure your senior mom eats healthy doesn’t have to dominate all of your time. Here are a few quick and easy ways you can make sure Mom is getting all of the nutrition she needs ... Read More

Ways You Can Save on the Cost of Assisted Living

So you’ve decided to move Mom into assisted living, and now you’re wondering what your best options are for covering the cost of her new place of residence. Here are some helpful tips on ... Read More

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's and Dementia

In the United States, one in ten people who are age 65 and older currently has Alzheimer’s ... Read More