Category Archives: Grayson

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...

What is Assisted Living?

Posted by The Mauldin Group on September 17th, 2020 in Acworth Ga, Dunwoody, GA, Grayson, Grayson Ga., senior care | No Comments
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What is assisted living and how does it differ from other forms of senior care options?

What services are included and why may it be the best choice for many families? If you worry about the safety of an aging loved one, especially if they are living alone, you may need to start considering your options and explore why assisted living in Dogwood Forest can be a logical choice. … Read more...

Talking to Your Senior Parents About Giving up Driving

Posted by The Mauldin Group on August 1st, 2020 in Acworth Ga, Dunwoody, GA, Grayson Ga., Lifestyle | No Comments
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Starting a candid conversation with your elderly loved ones about difficult topics can be challenging. Real estate planning and finances, assisted living and long-term care, it’s usually unpleasant to discuss these topics with them. However, many adults have admitted that the hardest conversation to have with their senior parents is to tell them to stop driving. Most of the time, driving symbolizes a person’s independence, so to tell your parents that you need to take their car keys away can give an impression of disabling them. As senior living experts in Dunwoody, GA, we understand your concern, and we would like to suggest a few ways to tackle this issue. … Read more...

Documenting Our Patriots, Preserving Your Family’s History

Posted by The Mauldin Group on July 4th, 2020 in Acworth Ga, Dunwoody, GA, Grayson Ga., Lifestyle | No Comments
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Today, we remember the veterans of our great country. As the years go by, more and more veterans from World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War are getting older and passing away. Their stories may be lost to future generations if not documented properly. As a leading assisted living facility, we are well-experienced in providing care for elderly veterans. In honor of the heroes who answered their country’s call in the time of need, we would like to share with you a few ways to keep their memories alive and preserve your family and our patriots’ histories. … Read more...