The Mullica Blog

Easter at Mullica Gardens

Hope everyone had a Happy Easter! We had tons of fun activities to celebrate, from baking to Easter egg...

Sundaes!

Our residents had fun making up their own banana splits at our ice cream social today!  

Nurses’ Week

Mullica Gardens Assisted Living is celebrating Nurses week! Thank you to all of our nursing staff for all you do for our staff and...

A Poem from an Alzheimer’s Patient

DO NOT ASK ME TO REMEMBER, DON'T TRY TO MAKE ME UNDERSTAND. LET ME REST AND KNOW YOU'RE WITH ME, KISS MY CHEEK AND HOLD MY HAND. I'M SO CONFUSED BEYOND YOUR CONCEPT, I AM SAD AND SICK AND LOST. ALL I KNOW IS THAT I NEED YOU, TO BE WITH ME AT ALL COST. SO DO NOT LOSE...

Ten Tips for Communicating with a Person with Dementia

We aren’t born knowing how to communicate with a person with dementia—but we can learn. Improving your communication skills will help make caregiving less stressful and will likely improve the quality of your relationship with your loved one. Good communication skills...

The Basics Of Assisted Living

(Courtesy of Caregivers Library) What are assisted living facilities? What services do they provide? Should your loved one consider a move to assisted living? Here are the answers. Assisted living facilities—also known as congregate housing, residential care, adult...

Assisted Living: Weighing the Options

Assisted living residences are aimed at helping residents remain as self-sufficient as possible with the assurance of assistance when needed. A combination of housing, meals, personal care and support, social activities, 24-hour supervision and, in some residences,...