Communication and Alzheimer’s: Loving Ways to Connect

Communication and Alzheimer’s disease can be challenging as the dementia progresses, but there are loving ways to connect despite the difficulties. Watching a loved one suffer from the increasingly destructive effects of dementia – especially Alzheimer’s disease – is heartbreaking. When the disease first manifests, we often mistake it for forgetfulness. But it eventually becomes… Continue reading Communication and Alzheimer’s: Loving Ways to Connect

How to Notice Signs of Functional Decline in Seniors

A female doctor pushing a senior patient on a wheelchair in a hospital, looking at each other and smiling.

Learn the Signs of Functional Decline To determine whether or not your loved one may need elderly care or another senior service, you need to know the signs of functional decline. Keep in mind that functional decline relates to physical and cognitive function, so you need to be aware of the signs of decline for both. Signs… Continue reading How to Notice Signs of Functional Decline in Seniors

COVID BOOSTER AND MOTHER’S DAY

Dear Terraces families and friends- As I mentioned in my last communication, we will be holding a clinic for the second Covid booster, which was recently approved for those ages 50 and over. The clinic will be held on Tuesday, May 10, starting at 9:30am.  The residents have been made aware and many have already… Continue reading COVID BOOSTER AND MOTHER’S DAY

10 Health Reasons to Start Drumming

Drums have been used in every culture for many purposes from religious rituals and other ceremonies, to sporting events, and as a way to communicate or signal. Shamans used drumming as a means of reaching an altered or trance-like state so that they can connect with the spirit dimension.  Drumming has also been used therapeutically… Continue reading 10 Health Reasons to Start Drumming

COVID BOOSTER REMINDER

Dear Terraces families and friends- I just want to remind you that we will be holding a second Covid booster clinic in the near future. The residents have been made aware and many of them have put their names on a sign up sheet at the front desk. If  your loved one is interested in… Continue reading COVID BOOSTER REMINDER

Second COVID Booster

Dear Terraces families and friends- We will be holding a clinic for the second Covid booster, which was just approved for people 50 and over.  We don’t yet have a date, but we’d like to get a head count in advance.  A notice went out to the residents, asking them to put their names on… Continue reading Second COVID Booster

Terraces website, new ways to pay and more

Dear Terraces families and friends- I’m excited to announce that the Terraces website has a brand new look, including a portal for you to make one-time or recurring payments for your Terraces bill with a credit or debit card or a checking account number. No more making out checks every month, unless that’s your thing. … Continue reading Terraces website, new ways to pay and more

EXCITING UPDATES

Dear Terraces families and friends, I am so excited to announce that we’ve had two consecutive weeks with no positive results, so starting on Monday the dining room will re-open for all three meals and activities will resume. At the direction of the California Department of Public Health, we are also able to loosen our… Continue reading EXCITING UPDATES

Good News

Dear Terraces families and friends, I’m happy to report that our last round of testing revealed NO positive results.  If we can replicate that next week, we can resume normal operation; open dining room, resumption of activities, etc. Let’s cross our fingers extra hard, say extra prayers and otherwise put good energy into the universe… Continue reading Good News

LATEST COVID UPDATE AND BOOSTER CLINIC

Dear Terraces families and friends, Our last round of testing revealed 1 positive resident and 1 positive staff member. While the development moves the goalposts back for resuming normal operation, our numbers are trending down!  Other than the 2 recent positives, all other cases have been resolved, meaning they have all completed their quarantine period… Continue reading LATEST COVID UPDATE AND BOOSTER CLINIC

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at Park Marino

2587 E. Washington Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91107

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