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Antiviral (Covid-19) Protocol for Possible Prevention or Relieving Symptoms and Enjoying a Long and Fruitful Life

Posted by admin on March 31st, 2020 in Acworth Ga, COVID-19, Dunwoody, GA, Grayson Ga. | No Comments

Friends, there is so much we don’t know about this virus. And we may not know for years. However, there is a lot of evidence-based protocols that stimulate the immune system, prepare it to fight viruses and raise its ability to withstand an “attack” on the body. Viruses like cancer cells, are always in the body. It’s the ability of your body to fight this with faith that gives you hope.

It is only a matter of time until we find both a short-term and a long-term solution. Viruses have been with us for a long time. There are hundreds, if not millions of viruses that infect or co-host all kinds of organisms, including mammals and can jump from animal to human. Therefore, we need to take COVID-19 seriously and continually monitor these ever changing asexual or some would … Read more...

Grandchildren and Grandparents, Encouraging Lasting Relationships

Posted by The Mauldin Group on May 30th, 2021 in Acworth Ga, senior care | No Comments
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Nurturing a Grandparent and Grandchild Relationship while in Assisted Living in Acworth

Grandparents and grandchildren share a special bond. Nurturing and preserving that bond while your parents are in assisted living is important for both grandparents and grandchildren. There are many options and opportunities for encouraging lasting relationships while your parents are in assisted living in Acworth, GA.… Read more...

Ways to Make the Senior Living Experience Fun

Posted by admin on April 30th, 2021 in Dunwoody, GA | No Comments
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Quality of Life at Assisted Living Communities

Assisted living is a valuable option for many. However, you may have assumptions about the quality of life in an assisted living community—thankfully, the days of bingo being the highlight of one’s week are over. Assisted living communities offer engaging and beneficial activities and amenities to complement a curious lifestyle. At Dogwood Forest in Dunwoody, Georgia, senior living residents pack in more fun and adventure into their days, are provided with more learning opportunities, and may even get more engagement than they do at home.… Read more...

Holbrook Life’s Commitment to Wellbeing

Posted by admin on April 29th, 2021 in COVID-19 | No Comments
An Update from Holbrook Life’s CEO

 

 

Holbrook’s communities function with an emphasis on quality of life and health. We are pleased to announce our communities will soon resume pre-pandemic operations, including freedom of choice regarding the vaccine for residents and associates. Holbrook’s communities have stayed lively, safe, healthy, and operational through the pandemic with day-to-day comforts, live entertainment, and compassionate visits with family members. We will enter a new phase of increased socialization and experiences to enable our residents to live their best lives.

 

“We believe that our residents and our associates have the God-given right to take care of their own bodies—whether it be through the vaccine, nutraceuticals, worldwide medical advances, and ways to fight infectious disease. We wholly support these rights as a company.”

— Al Holbrook, CEO and Chairman of Holbrook Life and Dogwood … Read more...

5 Things to Know About Adult Day Care 

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Adult Day Care Relieves Stress While Offering Socialization

Caring for an elderly loved one is more challenging than anyone may have previously imagined. While you may relish on the thought of spending more time with your aging parents being the primary caregiver can be physically and emotionally exhausting. Having an professional adult day care provider in be the perfect solution. As the primary caregiver to your loved one can be both a blessing and a challenge. When things start to get too hard and you feel you need a breather, you can rely on Dogwood Forest, a credible adult day care in Dunwoody, GA to save the day.… Read more...

Tax Tips for Senior Adults

Posted by The Mauldin Group on February 15th, 2021 in Acworth Ga, Alpharetta, GA, Dunwoody, GA, Grayson | No Comments
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Your Top Senior Living Facility in Dunwoody, GA Talks about Tax Tips for Senior Adults

The tax season is here and you are wondering what kind of tax deductions are available for your elderly loved ones as well as a caregiver like yourself. Or maybe you have been trying to navigate all the free tax preparation services of which your loved ones can take advantage. As one of the best communities when it comes to senior living in Dunwoody, GA, we understand that it can be overwhelming balancing tax preparation and caring for loved ones. That is why we have put together a list of tax tips for senior adults that you may find useful. … Read more...

Discussing Finances With Your Aging Parents

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One of the most uncomfortable conversations you can have with your parents can be the one about money. Studies show that over 75% of adult children have not had a conversation about their parents’ finances. A simple conversation can help you make the best decision for your parents, whether that be senior living options or after-retirement life. At Dogwood Forest, your senior living community of Dunwoody, Acworth and Grayson, we have created a list of ways to talk with your senior adult parents about their finances and wish for the future.

 How To Get Started

Some adults may not know what their next steps should be financially or they do not want to burden their children with extra stress, but talking about your parents’ finances will do more good than bad. Growing old doesn’t automatically mean you stop living … Read more...

Finding The Perfect Gift for Your Loved One in Senior Living

Posted by The Mauldin Group on December 17th, 2020 in Acworth Ga, Alpharetta, GA, Cumming, GA, Dunwoody, GA, Grayson, Grayson Ga., Holidays | No Comments
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Your Top Senior Living Place in Dunwoody, GA And All Of The State Talks about Holiday Gift Ideas

Christmas is around the corner and many family members have reached out to us for gift ideas for their elderly loved ones who have been staying at our facility. That is why our senior living communities in Dunwoody, GA, Grayson, GA and Acworth, GA have put together a list of great gift ideas for your loved one. Much as gifting can be personal and everyone’s interests are different, our list has something for everyone.  

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A COVID Thanksgiving, Together but Apart

Posted by The Mauldin Group on November 13th, 2020 in Acworth Ga, Alpharetta, GA, Buckhead, COVID-19, Cumming, GA, Dunwoody, GA, Grayson, Grayson Ga. | No Comments
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Thanksgiving is around the corner. Turkey and quality time with family, Thanksgiving’s Day parade and football – those are the great things to which we all can look forward. However, with the impact of the novel coronavirus (covid-19) , holidays and annual traditions will look different this year. At Dogwood Forest, as experts of senior living, we’ve got some tips on safely celebrating Thanksgiving with your senior family members. 

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What Are the 5 Types of Dementia?

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Memory Care Programs – Waging War on Dementia

While forgetfulness and episodes of memory loss may simply be a part of the aging process, you shouldn’t take these symptoms lightly since they may indicate a more serious problem – Dementia. Every year 50 Million people world-wide suffer from a form of Dementia. And the numbers are set to grow even larger as the baby boomers continue to age.  Yet for loved ones and those facing memory issues that seem to harken Dementia, the disease can be both scary and unknown. But for many, memory care programs such as those of Dogwood Forest, can mean peace, understanding and safety in knowing having Dementia does not mean a life no longer lived. Here are a few Dementia Facts to help you understand the 5 Types of Dementia and how they affect you. … Read more...

5 Steps To Prevent Senior Falls

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Did You Know…According To the National Council On Aging One in Four Americans 65+ Falls Each Year

Senior Adults falls can have lasting results on the body and mind. At Dogwood Forest we believe staying informed can help senior adults and their families to stay happy and healthy.

Our friends at Fox Rehabilitation have come up with a wonderful and informative article highlighting 5 Steps To Prevent Falls. Read More Now…

Check Out The QUICK FACTS!

Two-thirds of those who experience a fall will fall again within 6 months Two-thirds of falls are preventable! At least one-third of all falls in the elderly involve environmental hazards in the home Most falls do not result in serious injury. However, there is often a psychological impact. 25% of community-dwelling people 75 or over unnecessarily restrict their activities because of fear of falling.… Read more...