November 3, 2023
Arrow Senior Living’s Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Sandy McGatha, explains how visual art and vibrant colors are important to individuals living with dementia in a recent article published on the Cleveland.com website. Different art mediums are discussed, including drawing, painting, and working with clay to produce three-dimensional pieces.
McGatha explores various colors and how each one can affect the moods, memories, and even appetites of those living with dementia. You can see how art and colors can assist you as a caregiver while helping individuals with dementia express themselves. View the complete article at https://www.cleveland.com/opinion/2023/09/art-and-color-an-unspoken-language-in-dementia-care-sandy-mcgatha.html.
Saint Charles, Missouri-based Arrow Senior Living manages a collection of communities that offer varying levels of care including independent living, assisted living, and memory care. Each and every senior living community supports residents by focusing on dignity, respect, and quality of life. The programs and amenities offered are selected to provide only the highest standard of quality and comfort.
December 5, 2023
Arrow Senior Living strives to support caretakers and families of loved ones living with dementia. When the time comes for families to make the difficult decision to move a loved one from home to a community, it is important they understand the difference between nursing homes and memory care neighborhoods. Episode five, Memory Care vs […]
December 1, 2023
For many, the holiday season is a joyful, happy time built around togetherness, family, and friends. Still, for some, it can be very stressful and filled with overwhelming expectations, depression, and anxiety. The holiday season can be a reminder of those who are not with us anymore, financial limitations, sadness from being separated from loved […]