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Alzheimer’s Disease and Genetics: Does it Run in the Family?

When a family member receives an Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis, it has an emotional impact on the whole family. It can bring forth a lot of difficult emotions, decisions, and questions. As your parent or loved one starts facing the challenges that come with memory loss, you might start asking yourself important questions regarding their diagnosis. […]

3 Common Types of Dementia

Dementia itself is not a disease; it is an overall term that describes significant changes in the brain characterized by cognitive decline and memory loss. While Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, accounting for 60-80 percent of dementia cases, it is not the only form. Franklin Park® Senior Living in and around San Antonio, […]

Memory Care Activities with Your Loved One

Making sure aging loved ones stay engaged and active is a crucial part of their happiness. At Franklin Park® Senior Living, we firmly believe in providing a warm and delightful environment for our residents, especially those who are in need of memory care. That is why we offer the Franklin Park® Refreshing Waters® Memory Care. […]

More Than Meets the Nose: Advantages of Aromatherapy

Remember the adage, “the nose knows?” Our sense of smell has a powerful impact on other systems in our body. Oils have been used for generations but recently as more and more people are beginning to examine the true benefits of essential oils. Several studies have found aromatherapy to be an efficacious, non-pharmacological therapy. Franklin […]