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Celebrating Achievements: Pacifica Raises Over $67,000 for the Alzheimer's Association

Nov 29, 2022 10:02:01 AM / by Pacifica Senior Living posted in Memory Care

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As we close out November and look towards the end of the year, we want to celebrate our communities and the amazing work they have done raising funds and awareness for Alzheimer’s disease. 

Pacifica Senior Living partners with the Alzheimer’s Association every year, hosting fundraisers, charity events, and educational seminars and talks in order to raise awareness about dementia and memory loss conditions. 

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What is Memory Care?

Nov 16, 2022 2:20:12 PM / by Pacifica Senior Living posted in Memory Care, Care Levels

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The Pacifica Legacies™ Memory Care Program provides the highest level of care to loved ones in need of memory, dementia, or Alzheimer’s care. Whether in a Memory Care specific community or one that offers a range of care levels, each of our Legacies™ homes is focused on care and programs that are suited to individuals with memory loss or cognitive impairment. Memory Care at Pacifica Senior Living offers residents quality Alzheimer's Care and Memory Care services in a warm, loving community. We curate customized care plans to strike a balance between assistance and independence so we can offer our residents a dignified and compassionate retirement experience.

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World Alzheimer's Day: How Pacifica is Giving Back

Sep 20, 2022 2:05:41 PM / by Pacifica Senior Living posted in Memory Care

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September 21st is World Alzheimer’s Day, and Pacifica Senior Living communities are celebrating by running fundraisers and events to raise both funds and awareness for Alzheimer’s research.

Pacifica works closely with the Alzheimer’s Association in order to work towards a cure for Alzheimer’s disease and raise Alzheimer's awareness for a better understanding of memory loss conditions and other types of dementia.

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Pacifica Named the 5th Largest Memory Care Provider in the US

Sep 6, 2022 2:35:23 PM / by Pacifica Senior Living posted in Awards, Memory Care, Care Levels

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Pacifica Senior Living is proud to announce we are the 5th Largest Memory Care provider in the country. In what has been a particularly tough year for senior Living, we are honored to be recognized, and proud of the continued amazing work our Memory Care communities put in each and every day to continue to bring our residents the highest level of care. 

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Pacifica Communities Honored with Best in Memory Care Awards

Aug 18, 2022 8:00:00 AM / by Pacifica Senior Living posted in Awards, Memory Care, Pacifica Senior Living Communities

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A number of our Legacies™ Memory Care communities have been granted awards as leaders in the Memory Care industry, according to MemoryCare.com. These communities have been recognized as some of the Best Memory Care Facilities in their region, city or county. 

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Dementia Representations in the Media

Aug 12, 2022 8:14:35 AM / by Pacifica Senior Living posted in Memory Care

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As the western population ages, the focus is shifting in media to include more storylines and characters that highlight varying degrees of memory loss. Dementia affects many individuals, and even more family members, friends, and loved ones who know someone dealing with memory loss.

Being able to see representations of dementia and relate to those going through this difficult experience can be very powerful for viewers. Ensuring these portrayals are accurate is deeply important to the understanding of these conditions and afflictions.

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The 8 Best Activities for People with Dementia

Jul 25, 2022 9:00:00 AM / by Pacifica Senior Living posted in Memory Care, Activities

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While we love visiting with our loved ones, family members, and friends, interacting with individuals with later-stage dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease can have its hurdles. When memories and speech skills are impaired, our loved one may have difficulty communicating with us in the same ways they used to. But there are still lots of ways you can make your time with your loved one meaningful, and ensure they have the best possible quality of life.

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Transitions Care: Moving from Assisted Living to Memory Care with Ease

Jul 20, 2022 9:34:04 AM / by Pacifica Senior Living posted in Memory Care, Assisted Living, Care Levels

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At Pacifica Senior Living, providing the very best care to our residents is our number one priority. Whether it is in Independent Living, Assisted Living, or Memory Care, our team of committed caregivers and associates are always striving to make our residents feel at home, supported, and cared for each and every day.

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11 Tips for Visiting Residents with Dementia or Memory Conditions

Jul 6, 2022 2:23:13 PM / by Pacifica Senior Living posted in Memory Care

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While we love visiting with our loved ones, family members and friends, interacting with individuals with later stage dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease can have its hurdles. When memories and speech skills are impaired, our loved one may have difficulty communicating with us in the same ways they used to. But there are still lots of ways you can make your time with your loved one meaningful. Here are some tips for making the most out of your visit, and ensuring the best possible experience for you both. 

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Music and Memory: Fighting Memory Loss with the Power of Sound

Jul 1, 2022 10:10:43 AM / by Pacifica Senior Living posted in Memory Care

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Memory and sense are closely connected. A smell, a feel, or a sound can often evoke strong memories. Music therapy is an important tool in Memory Care fields that can be used to help those dealing with dementia, Alzheimer’s disease or other memory loss conditions.

Music is powerful and emotional. Sounds are so closely linked with internal memories and muscle memories, that often we connect sounds with recollections without even realizing it. If you’ve ever tapped along to a song unconsciously, or remembered all the words to an old childhood tune, you’ve experienced the power music can have in evoking deep, internal memories.

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