Statement Regarding COVID-19

April 28, 2020 In the weeks leading up to now we at Grand Brook have taken every precaution, following every guideline provided by the CDC and CMS including restricting entry, monitoring aggressively our staff and residents for signs and symptoms, excessive training and retraining on staff proficiency for infection control, deep cleaning, social distancing, and […] Read More >>

Dementia Signs: Four Possible Conversations With Mom (or Dad)

Do any of these situations sounds familiar? “Dad has always been outgoing and social – he never knew a stranger and always had something going on. But over the last year, we have seen changes in him. He can’t seem to remember the names of his friends and we have noticed that he is wearing […] Read More >>

Hospital Visits For People With Alzheimer’s Disease

Hospitalization for a person with Alzheimer’s disease is almost inevitable sometime during their life with dementia. Being properly prepared will help assure a more comfortable experience for your loved one.  The following steps will definitely ease the mind of the caregiver and the person with Alzheimer’s disease. 1.  Ideally, an early discussion between the primary […] Read More >>

Alzheimer’s and The Holidays

The holiday season can cause stress and sadness when celebrating with a loved one who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Our expectations and desires are to have everything the way it has always been. However, this disease brings new challenges, such as a person who might be agitated more easily, or someone who is […] Read More >>