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Five Things I Wish I knew When My Wife was Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s

30 November 2022

Welcome back to our blog page for our Buford-area assisted living and our Buford memory care community. This blog is adapted from Martin J. Schreiber’s "My Two Elaines: Learning, Coping, and Surviving as an Alzheimer’s Caregiver". Full credit is offered here to Mr. Schreiber as the author and owner of...

Early Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah Greetings To You All

28 November 2022

With Thanksgiving in the rear-view, early Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, and other warm greetings assigned by your faith this Holiday season. Just so you know, we unapologetically say, “Merry Christmas” and “Happy Hanukkah” here at Buford’s Manor Lake Assisted Living & Memory Care. We’ll offer “season’s greetings” as well, but...

A Thanksgiving Tribute to Our Support Network

16 November 2022

Most of you are aware that our team of professional memory care and assisted living care providers here at Buford’s Manor Lake Assisted Living & Memory Care are there for all of you, young and seasoned alike. Allow us to deviate here to pay tribute to all of you who...

We’re Here to Help You Make Thanksgiving 2022 Truly Special

14 November 2022

Thanksgiving, 2022 is just a little more than a week away. We thought it would be appreciated to craft a Thanksgiving-focused blog reasonably in advance of the holiday to give all our readers time to reflect and hopefully act upon some of our notions. The Thanksgiving holiday conjures an assortment...

Act This Week to Honor a Veteran on THEIR Day!

9 November 2022

Very warm Veteran’s Day greetings from all of us at Manor Lake Assisted Living & Memory Care here in Buford. To all of our dear Veteran residents within both our senior assisted living community and our memory care community, we trust you’re feeling our love, admiration, and respect. For those...

A Holiday Checklist for At-Home Assisted Living and Memory Care Support Providers

7 November 2022

The holiday season is here, and we all look forward to spending quality time with our loved ones. While we will enjoy special meals and special events here at Buford’s Manor Lake Assisted Living & Memory Care, for at-home caregivers the holidays can be stressful. For you loved ones, the...

Send Your Pastor a Warm “Happy Pastor Appreciation Day”

31 October 2022

Greetings once again from your Buford-area assisted living and Buford memory care community here at Manor Lake. With apology in advance for being late serving notice here, but did you know that October is “Pastor Appreciation Month”? Even if you’re reading this blog post early in November, strongly consider reaching...

Celebrate Halloween with Your Loved Ones Here at Manor Lake

24 October 2022

Welcome back to our blog page for our Buford-area assisted living and our Buford memory care community. One of the most common frequently asked questions this time of year is “what ideas do you have to make this Halloween holiday special for my memory care loved one”? Well, we thought...

Three Part Mini-Series on “Caregiver Stress” – Episode #3

19 October 2022

Welcome back to the third (and final) episode of our three-part blog mini-series covering the subject of “Caregiver Stress”. We looked back on the calendar year 2022 to date and discovered that issues related to caregiver stress was a regular and recurring subject that those self-managing assisted living services at...

Three Part Mini-Series on “Caregiver Stress” – Episode #2

12 October 2022

Welcome back to the second of our three-part blog mini-series covering the subject of “Caregiver Stress”. We looked back on the calendar year 2022 to date and discovered that issues related to caregiver stress was a regular and recurring subject that those self-managing assisted living services at home and also...

Three Part Mini-Series on “Caregiver Stress” – Episode #1

10 October 2022

Welcome to the first edition of a three-part blog mini-series that will cover the subject of “Caregiver Stress”. We looked back on the calendar year 2022 to date and discovered that issues related to caregiver stress was a regular and recurring subject that those self-managing assisted living services at home...

About Seniors and Knee Pain

3 October 2022

Our team of professional memory care and assisted living care providers here at Manor Lake Buford are there for all of you, young and seasoned alike. Today’s blog offers “food for thought” pertaining to senior knee pain. Knee pain is so very common within the senior community. So, let’s talk...

Helping Seniors Manage Rising Costs

28 September 2022

Welcome back to our blog page for our Buford-area assisted living and our Buford memory care community. We’re all feeling the pinch of rising costs due to inflation, but seniors are even more likely to worry about rising costs. Saving for retirement and closely managing your expenses are wise choices,...

The Benefits of Assisted Living and Memory Care

26 September 2022

Retirement can be a difficult time in life. You may find that you’re not as active or have health concerns, which means living on your own becomes harder. Daily tasks like cooking meals and doing laundry can become unwelcomed. Manor Lake Assisted Living and Memory Care (Buford) offers senior care...

The Therapeutic Effect of Napping

21 September 2022

We’d like to share some keen insight regarding the subject of napping and how some scientists conclude that napping can help boost cognition. It is a professional obligation for the staff here at Manor Lake Assisted Living & Memory Care (Buford) to exercise continuing education on the subjects of professional...

Why Osteoporosis Can Be Dangerous for Older Adults

19 September 2022

Today’s blog post is targeted for our entire assisted living and memory care blog-reading community. Whether you are a beloved senior assisted living resident here at Manor Lake, a loving family member of a memory care service resident, or one of the many providing loving care of a senior loved...

Six Festive Fall Activities for Seniors

12 September 2022

By now, most of you know that we manage our Manor Lake Assisted Living & Memory Care blog for the benefit of all of you at home in the Buford area caring for your loved one with senior assisted living needs and/or memory care challenges. We do this because you...

September is National Alzheimer’s Month and National Shake Month (Among Others)

7 September 2022

Hello everyone from your friends and neighbors here at Buford’s Manor Lake Assisted Living and Memory Care. Some of you might recall that in early August we produced an assisted living and memory care blog post focused on identifying the “national days” of August. We discussed the fact that many...

It’s Officially Senior “Fall” Season

6 September 2022

Labor Day is behind us. That means that the “fall season” is in full swing. We’re not referring to one of the four calendar seasons of the year (the Fall season officially starts on Sept 22), we’re talking about senior fall risk. We’re talking today about the risk of falls...

Use Labor Day for A Self-Care Day

31 August 2022

Hello and welcome back to our Manor Lake Assisted Living & Memory Care blog. Today we turn our focus to the upcoming Labor Day weekend and how all of you providing assisted living care and/or memory care support services to a loved one. Labor Day is more than just an...

Learn the Warning Signs of Stroke

29 August 2022

Hello dear residents, resident’s family, and the entire local community who are struggling through providing in-home assisted living or memory care services. This goes out to you whether you are or are not actively searching for professional assisted living or memory care services in and around Buford. Those of you...

Changing the Stigma of Alzheimer’s Disease

24 August 2022

Today five million people in the U.S. are living with Alzheimer’s disease and related memory loss. As our population ages, that number will increase. Appropriate support services and environments such as those that residents of Manor Lake Assisted Living and Memory Care here in Buford enjoy, help them make the...

How to Qualify a Care Team for Your Senior or Memory Care Loved One

22 August 2022

As always, welcome back to our senior living & memory care blog where it is our passion to assist our assisted living residents and family, our memory care residents and family, and of course to all of you at-home caregivers as well. Some of you at-home care givers simply need...

Ways to Stay Connected with Your Loved One Here at Manor Lake

17 August 2022

When a parent or older loved one moves into an Assisted Living or Memory Care Community like ours here at Manor Lake, it is very important that family members and friends maintain the same level of connection with them that existed previously. Both our assisted living community and our memory...

Early Onset Alzheimer’s Can Happen in Your 40’s?

15 August 2022

Greetings once again to our faithful blog readers, cherished assisted living residents, memory care residents, and family members all! Over the past few weeks, we’ve had the privilege to consult a couple of callers concerned about their relatively young spouse exhibiting concerning cognizant behavior. One spouse was in his mid-40’s,...

Who is a Good Candidate for Assisted Living?

10 August 2022

From all of us here at Buford’s Manor Lake Assisted Living & Memory Care, we appreciate the positive feedback from our assisted living and memory care blog readers regarding the practical utility of our blog messaging. Many of our readers are at home taking care of their loved one’s Assisted...

Why Lighting Strategies Inside Your Home are Critically Important to Your Memory Care Loved One

8 August 2022

We appreciate the positive feedback from all of us here at Buford’s Manor Lake Assisted Living & Memory Care regarding the practical utility of our blog. It is now August, and the increasing heat index can be deadly for the young and senior alike. But summer danger is not restricted...

Happy August: Do You Know What Today’s “National Day” Is?

3 August 2022

Hello everyone from your friends and neighbors here at Buford’s Manor Lake Assisted Living and Memory Care. We know that many of you struggle to come up with new ideas on what to discuss with your assisted living loved ones or your memory care loved ones. And we get it....

Addressing Grief Associated with Memory Impairment Diagnosis

1 August 2022

If you have been diagnosed with memory impairment, stop and realize that you are not alone and that you are loved. Consider all of us here at Buford’s Manor Lake Assisted Living & Memory Care to be a ready, empathetic, loving, and professionally experienced resource for you. The level of...

Helping Your Memory Care Loved One Via Single-Minded Tasks

27 July 2022

If you follow our blog, you know that we take great pride in helping you, our neighbors here in Buford who lovingly provide at-home assisted living care and/or memory care support to your loved ones. We know that along with your deep love for your memory care loved one, comes...

Resident Lifestyles Inspired From Within

25 July 2022

If there’s one thing we’ve learned from professionally serving seniors, it’s that they are all unique. Here at Buford’s Manor Lake Assisted Living and Memory Care, time has taught us to never underestimate the power of the individual. Today’s senior has evolved away from the one-size-fits-all model. Savvy older adults...

We’re Proud to Help You “Live Deliciously”

20 July 2022

Summer greetings to you, our faithful senior assisted living and memory care blog readers! Today we thought we’d introduce you to the culinary experience here at Buford’s Manor Lake Assisted Living & Memory Care. We’re very proud that we help the dear residents of our assisted living community and our...

Caregiver Tips

18 July 2022

Hello and welcome back to our Manor Lake Assisted Living & Memory Care blog. Today we turn our focus to all of you at-home care givers who looking for inspiration and strength to carry on in your assisted living care and/or your memory care support services. We’re here for you....

Foods and Activities that Contribute to Forgetfulness

13 July 2022

Whether you are a faithful subscriber to our senior assisted living and memory care blog or have arrived us for the very first time, we are guessing your age is somewhere in your forties or older. People in their teens are locked down in their Twitter and Tic Toc accounts....

Senior Dietary Deficiencies Home Care Providers Must Know About

11 July 2022

If you are a subscriber or frequent viewer of our assisted living and memory care blog, you know that here at Buford’s Manor Lake Assisted Living and Memory Care, we take great pride in our holistic approach to managed care. We invest heartfelt time and energy managing this senior care...

Summertime Safety Tips for Home Senior and Memory Care Support Providers

6 July 2022

In our continuing effort to support those of you who lovingly support your senior loved ones, our team of Buford-area assisted living and Buford-area memory care professionals thought it would be wise to again share eight facts you should know about summer and senior care. We want all of you...

Helping Assisted Living and Memory Care Loved Ones Celebrate the 4th of July

29 June 2022

The 4th of July is a very special day on the American calendar. As such, there is no reason that anyone who wants to celebrate it should be prevented from doing so. Here at Buford’s Manor Lake Assisted Living and Memory Care, we work hard to make sure that this...

Thank You for The Positive Feedback on our Five-Part Blog Series

27 June 2022

We wish to express thanks to those of you who provided such warm and welcome feedback on our recent five-part blog series focused on signs that transition to professional memory care is well advised. As you know we manage our Buford-area assisted living and our Buford memory care community blog...

Caregivers: You Must Love Yourself to Love Others

22 June 2022

If you are one of our blog fans, you know that we pride ourselves here at Manor Lake Assisted Living & Memory Care (Buford) for helping more than our residents and their families. We take great pride in helping you, our neighbors here in Buford who lovingly provide at-home assisted...

Memory Care Candidacy Observation: Declining Confidence and Happiness

20 June 2022

Welcome back to our blog page for our Buford-area assisted living and our Buford memory care community. This is the fifth and final blog post within our five-part series focusing on a single indicator of signs that a transition to professional memory care will be in the best interest of...

Memory Care Candidacy Observation: Declining Relationships with Caregivers

13 June 2022

Welcome back to our blog page for our Buford-area assisted living and our Buford memory care community. This is the fourth blog post within our five-part series with each post focusing on a single indicator of signs that a transition to professional memory care will be in the best interest...

Memory Care Candidacy Observation: Regular Confusion and Losing Track

6 June 2022

Welcome back to our blog page for our Buford-area assisted living and our Buford memory care community. This is the third blog post within our five-part series with each post focusing on a single indicator of signs that a transition to professional memory care will be in the best interest...

Memory Care Candidacy Observation: Waning Participation in Assisted Living Lifestyle

1 June 2022

Welcome back to our blog page for our Buford-area assisted living and our Buford memory care community. This is the second blog post within our five-part series with each post focusing on a single indicator of signs that a transition to professional memory care will be in the best interest...

Assessing Indicators that Determine the Need to Transition to Memory Care

30 May 2022

Welcome back to our blog page for our Buford-area assisted living and our Buford memory care community. We hope you had a loving and memorable Memorial Day Holiday. We are certain that those who invested the ultimate sacrifice look down upon us in celebration of the enabling role that they...

Books That Help Share the Meaning of Memorial Day with Your Senior Loved Ones

25 May 2022

Today’s blog post is targeted for our entire blog reading community. Whether you are a beloved senior assisted living resident here at Manor Lake, a loving family member of a memory care resident, or one of the many providing loving care for a cherished assisted living or memory care loved...

Seven Tips to Keep Your Senior Loved One Hydrated This Summer

23 May 2022

Here at Buford’s Manor Lake Assisted Living and Memory Care, we take great pride in our holistic approach to managed care. We invest heartfelt time and energy managing this senior care blog for the purpose of assisting those of you at-home senior care providers to help you deliver the best...

May is Military Appreciation Month – Make Someone’s Day Today

18 May 2022

Today’s blog post is targeted for our entire blog reading community. Whether you are a beloved senior assisted living resident here at Manor Lake caring for a military veteran, a loving family member of a memory care veteran resident, or one of the many providing loving care of a veteran...

The Art of Helping Your Senior Loved One Downsize

16 May 2022

We pride ourselves here at Manor Lake Assisted Living & Memory Care (Buford) for helping more than our residents and their families. We take great pride in helping you, our neighbors here in Buford who lovingly provide at-home assisted living care and/or memory care support to your loved ones. Today...

At-Home Senior Care Providers – Put Your Mask on First

9 May 2022

If you’ve ever flown on a commercial flight, you were briefed that “in the event of an emergency, secure your oxygen mask first”. This clearly makes sense because you can’t serve those dependent upon you unless you take care of yourself first. One of the things we take seriously here...

Simple Ways to Brighten Your Senior’s Day

4 May 2022

Greetings once again to all of our Buford-area assisted living and our Buford memory care community residents, family, neighbors, and friends. Today we’re going to share with you today some simple things you can do to brighten your senior’s day. It doesn’t take much to make a big difference in...

Dealing With Arthritis

2 May 2022

Today we look to educate all our Buford-area assisted living and our Buford memory care community residents, family, neighbors, and friends on the subject of arthritis, an ailment common to so many. Any chronic health condition can impact day-to-day life, and arthritis comes with its own set of challenges. So,...

The Importance Seniors Being with Family on Memorial Day

27 April 2022

Greetings to all followers of our Buford Assisted Living and Memory Care blog! Every year our phones light up on/or near the first of May. This is the time of year when people across the country first start thinking about Memorial Day (May 30th this year) and how they are...

It Is Important to Know the Differences Between Alzheimer’s and Dementia

25 April 2022

Welcome back to our blog page for our Buford-area assisted living and our Buford memory care community. No matter what stage of care need your elderly loved one is at, you can trust that you have proven professionals right around the corner here at Manor Lake Assisted Living & Memory...

Protecting Your Loved Ones from Financial Scam Artists

20 April 2022

As always, welcome back to our senior living & memory care blog where it is our passion to assist our assisted living residents and family, our memory care residents and family, and of course to all of you at-home caregivers as well. In our previous senior living and memory care...

Simple Ways to Address At-Home Caregiver Stress

18 April 2022

Hello and welcome back to our Manor Lake Assisted Living & Memory Care blog. Today’s focus is fully upon all of you at-home care givers who looking for inspiration and strength to carry on in your assisted living care giving and/or your memory care support services. Family caregivers play a...

Easter Wishes from All of Us at Manor Lake

13 April 2022

Greetings all! With Easter rapidly approaching, we know many of you are busy with travel, event, and praise plans for the upcoming Easter Holiday. We want to take the briefest of moments here to send to you, from all of us here at Buford’s Manor Lake Assisted Living and Memory...

April is Stress Awareness Month for Seniors, Memory Patients, and Caregivers

11 April 2022

For elderly and seniors, the month of April is national “Stress Awareness Month” and a good time to take stock of your mental health. Well, allow us to customize that introduction if you may. For all of us, the month of April is national “Stress Awareness Month”. We talking to...