The Cottages Blog

Leslie Carter

Leslie developed an affinity for spending time with seniors through her mother, who loved to include her children in volunteering at local nursing homes. She truly has found her passion and has devoted her energies to working in the senior housing industry.

Recent Posts

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

Alzheimer's Signs Seen in Chimpanzees for the First Time

We are still not sure if other animals suffer from dementia. However, for the very first time, Read More

Slowed Walking May Be a Sign of Mental Decline

As we age, our muscles and joints go through many different changes. So it’s not unusual for seniors to slow down a bit when it comes to walking, but for some seniors, slowed walking may be a sign of mental decline, ... Read More

A Molecule in Red Wine May Slow the Progression of Alzheimer's

Resveratrol is a molecular compound that is found prominently in red wine. One studyRead More

Happy 105th Birthday, Ms. Dorothy Levy!

On June 16 of this year, Read More

Cataracts and You: A Seniors' Guide

A cataract is what happens when your eye’s natural lens becomes cloudy. The lens is found behind your iris and ... Read More

Undetected "Silent" Seizures Linked to Alzheimer's Disease

Could so-called “silent” seizures in the hippocampus—the part of the brain that retains memories—be causing Read More

Help Your Senior Mom with Hearing Loss

By the year 2020, the United States is expected to have more than 44 million adults who have clinically meaningful hearing loss. Those numbers are expected to double over the next couple of decades as well. If your ... Read More

Alzheimer's Has Been Linked to Fatty Acids on the Brain

An estimated 1 in 3 adults in the United States has Alzheimer’s disease. While we know that Alzheimer’s is connected to plaques that grow on the brain, recent research suggests that it may also be linked to fatty acids ... Read More