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After the Move to a Senior Assisted Living Community – What’s Next?

22 February 2021

This is the third of a three-part blog series designed to help those of you considering a transition to professional senior assisted living care here in Dawsonville. So far, we’ve covered when is the right time to move and how to prepare for a move. Today, we’ll cover what to...

How To Prepare For Your Transition to Assisted Living

15 February 2021

Last week we discussed when is the right time to move into a managed senior living community. This blog post is targeted for those of you who have decided that now is the right time to transition to assisted living care here in Dawsonville. Today, we’ll discuss how to prepare...

When Is It The Right Time to Move to Senior Assisted Living?

8 February 2021

While there are countless benefits that come with managed senior care, all of us here at Manor Lake Assisted Living & Memory Care here in Dawsonville understand that it can be a stressful topic for individuals and families. Transitioning to managed care means saying goodbye to a home that’s comfortable,...

Quality of Life Threats Regarding Delayed (But Necessary) Professional Memory Care Support

1 February 2021

We’d like to share some keen insight with you from Dr. Elizabeth Galik (Phd, CRNP) and Dr. Richard Stefanacci (MD, DO) regarding their views on improving care for patients with dementia. It is a professional obligation for the staff here at Manor Lake Assisted Living & Memory Care (Dawsonville) to...

Does My Loved One Need Specialized Memory Care?

25 January 2021

Deciding on how to best care for your loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia can be overwhelming. As professional assisted living and memory care service providers here in Dawsonville, we know this all too well. Whether you’re here with us now, or struggling at home to care for a loved...

Distinguishing Normal Forgetfulness from Dementia

11 January 2021

The difference between simple entrepreneurial and genuinely loving professional senior assisted living care and truly loving professional memory care services is volunteer investment in our residents, their families, and the local community. This blog here at Manor Lake Assisted Living and Memory Care here in Dawsonville is a perfect example....

Four Signs Your Loved One Might be Suffering Hearing Loss

4 January 2021

Here at Manor Lake Assisted Living & Memory Care, our team of professional memory care and assisted living care providers constantly seek ways to improve the quality of life of our residents, their family, and their friends. Today’s blog addresses one of the most prolific thieves of quality of life,...

Covid-19 Vaccination Plan from the Georgia Department of Public Health

21 December 2020

Manor Lake Assisted Living Communities are Considered 1-A Long Term Care Facilities by the Georgia Department of Public Health. With the 1-A status our residents and Staffs will be among the first to be offered the Vaccine. We have already contacted the two approved providers for the Vaccine Walgreens and...

Now That Today’s Physical Fitness is Done, Let’s Get Started on Brain Exercise

14 December 2020

Our team of professional memory care and assisted living care providers here at Manor Lake Dawsonville are there for all of you, young and seasoned alike. Today’s blog offers numerous “brain exercises” that we all can to do improve memory and focus. Again, these exercises are not directed at our...

Music Activates Regions of the Brain Spared by Alzheimer’s

7 December 2020

We found the following educational and uplifting story from the University of Utah and feel compelled to share it with you. As professional senior assisted living and memory care support providers, we know that music has always been a therapeutical tool to enrich our dear resident’s lives. The month of...

Stuck Inside This Winter? Here Are 5 Fun And Easy Ways To Stay Active!

30 November 2020

Whether you’re a cherished resident at Manor Lake Assisted Living & Memory Care here in Dawsonville, a family member, or a valued fan of our blog, we trust you had a great Thanksgiving Holiday and are looking forward to the magic of the entire Christmas Holiday season. But it is...

Our Senior Residents Thrive with Age

9 November 2020

When it comes to happiness later in life, there is one factor that countless studies show is key for most people: Social connection. More important than money or one’s past career success, research from around the world shows people need social activity to genuinely enjoy their “golden years.” Keeping active...

Streaming TV Series Our Residents Will Enjoy

2 November 2020

Getting swept up on a great television series can make us laugh, provide a shared interest with others, or simply forget our worries for a little while. Streaming services, like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon and Disney+, offer an enormous variety of options for television (as well as movies) but it might...

Identifying and Addressing Common Sleep Problems in Seniors

26 October 2020

Today we hope to educate all our Dawsonville-area assisted living and our Dawsonville memory care community residents, family, neighbors, and friends on the subject of healthy sleep. Sleep disorders affect people of all ages, but they become more prevalent during your senior years, putting you at risk for a range...