The Cottages Blog

Kendra Newton

Kendra has several years of experience working in admissions. She loves working with families to plan and care for their loved ones. Married to her husband, Joey, for over 20 years, they have two children, Taylor and Kaylee. Kendra enjoys cooking, reading, swimming, and watching old classics.

Recent Posts

Signs Your Senior Mom May Need Help at Home

It’s not always easy for someone to admit that they may need a little extra help, and seniors are no different. For many seniors who want to continue to live independently in their own homes, some extra help with ... Read More

Prescription Antacids Linked to Raised Dementia Risk

According to a report that was published by the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics, more than 15 million Americans were prescribed proton pump inhibitor ... Read More

Virtual Reality: The Next Step in Diagnosing and Treating Alzheimer's

New advances are being made every day in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. Recently, many scientists have been turning to virtual reality (VR) as a way of diagnosing and treating the symptoms of the disease. From a maze that can predict ... Read More

Scientists Have Found the "Ground Zero" for Alzheimer's in the Brain

Years ago, scientists established that a small part of the brainstem called the locus coeruleus is one part of the brain that is involved in the development of late onset ... Read More

5 Symptoms of Alzheimer's to Keep an Eye On

With more than three million cases in the United States, Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. Although it is most commonly seen in people over the age of 60, Alzheimer’s has been diagnosed in patients as young as 19 years old. ... Read More

Good News! Recent Breakthroughs and Discoveries in the Fight Against Alzheimer's

Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, as of 2015, 5.3 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s. As the sixth leading cause of death ... Read More

What is the Difference Between Forgetfulness and Dementia?

As we age, our bodies change. We lose some of our physical abilities, and our responses to certain things become slower. Loss of hearing or eyesight, decreased strength and stamina, and even some forgetfulness are all normal processes of aging. But ... Read More

Signs You Could Be Suffering from Caregiver Burnout

Being a caregiver is a very important job that requires a lot of skill, effort, and time from you, the caregiver. Sometimes, spending that much energy on someone else’s needs can cause you to neglect your own needs, both emotional and physical. ... Read More

The Unique Journey of the Dementia Caregiver

You want the most compassionate Alzheimer’s care for Mom that you can find, so you’ve taken on the commitment yourself. You’re steeling yourself for the ... Read More

The Key to a Better Care Plan for an Elderly Parent with Dementia

It’s no secret—caring for a parent with dementia can be extremely challenging. But, putting together a solid care plan and building a supportive care team will go a long way in giving ... Read More