Author Archives: Symphony Senior Living

Sundown Syndrome: What You Need To Know About Alzheimer’s

There are many challenges that your loved one may face following an Alzheimer’s diagnosis. Confusion, disorientation, and memory problems are prevalent, but there’s also a phenomenon known as “sundowning.”  Sundowning, or “Sundown Syndrome,” is not in itself a disease, but rather a group of symptoms that happen at a certain time of day.  Sundown Syndrome…

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6 Memory Care Hacks You Need to Know

For those who suffer from dementia or Alzheimer's disease, it’s important to practice jogging memory skills whenever they can. Although there is no way to fully heal the condition, there are things we can do to soften the blows and ease some of the effects it has on the mind. With these memory care practices,…

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COVID Vaccine Mandates in Retirement Homes: What You Need To Know

As Canada continues to take steps towards fully reopening, retirement homes must balance safety with the loosening restrictions. Throughout April, legal vaccine mandates for employees in retirement homes will be lifted, as they already have been throughout most of the province.This means seniors will have to be a little more careful as they navigate the…

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