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Supporting Engagement and Emotional Well-Being for Those with Dementia

A couple of friends enjoy the sunshine on the patio while someone else reads a book. Others have coffee and talk about the news of the day. It all sounds like a perfectly lovely morning at New Pond Village, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Walpole, MA. Only, this is the memory care neighborhood, […]

Memory Care Is An Important Part Of Life At New Pond Village

The Memory Care neighborhood at New Pond Village has been open since March. Benchmark Senior Living made the investment as part of its $8 million expansion at the Walpole-based senior living community. There are new residents moving in and Memory Care is incorporated in all aspects of life at the senior living community as it […]

Innovations In Mind And Memory

Staying ahead of the latest innovations in Memory Care is what it takes to be a leader in delivering superior Memory Care programming and services. At Walpole-based senior living community New Pond Village, the newly opened Memory Care neighborhood provides superior services to its residents and their families. Research shows that one-third of the residents […]

Signs Your Loved One May Require The Help Of A Memory Care Neighborhood

Are you feeling intimidated by the thought that your loved one might need memory care? You are not alone. There is comfort in that fact and knowing senior living communities like New Pond Village have a memory care neighborhood for those suffering from dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. New Pond Village has the only memory care neighborhood […]

Tips To Delay Symptoms Of Alzheimer’s

By 2050, 131 million people could be living with dementia globally. Research continues to focus on identifying a cure to solve the cognitive decline associated with Alzheimer’s disease. While there is not a cure yet, a few lifestyle changes may help delay memory loss. Cognitive Training According to Dr. Ronald Petersen , an Alzheimer’s expert at […]

How Does Music Help Boost Brain Activity?

Music offers a variety of benefits  for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, research has found. For instance, music can help reduce agitation, depression and anxiety, and it can lower stress levels. Why is music such a powerful tool for individuals with Alzheimer’s? Researchers believe that interacting with music — whether singing or […]

Seven Signs It’s Time For Assisted Living

The discussion about making the transition to Assisted Living is never easy to have with your parent. And as time goes on, it doesn’t get any easier. After all, it’s a reversal of roles: Once, they were your caregiver, and now you need to take care of them. That can be difficult for them to […]

How To Have “The Talk” With Your Parents About Aging

Have you noticed your parents are starting to need more help around the house, or are having trouble managing their medications or eating properly? As you and your parents plan for the future, it’s important to talk to them about aging and quality of life. Flipping the caregiver role can be difficult, but it’s imperative […]

CCRC’s Like New Pond Village Grow In Popularity

The senior population continues to grow as Baby Boomers age and so does the need for senior living options. Continuing care retirement communities (CCRC) like New Pond Village in Walpole, Massachusetts, are becoming more popular choices. Part of the reason for the increase in the popularity of the CCRCs is that a couple can make […]

Potential Tax Benefits of Lifecare at New Pond Village

Some Ways You May Save While you should always consult a tax and estate planning professional while planning for your retirement years, here are some of the tax benefits that may be available to you when you choose the Lifecare plan at New Pond Village: You may be eligible to deduct the non-refundable part of […]