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It’s Time for a Senior Mardi Gras | Francois Bend

Mardi Gras 2019 is upon us and here at Francois Bend, we think that seniors should be given every opportunity to celebrate too! If you are looking for a fun and festive place for your loved one, look no further than here at Francois Bend. Here are some ways to celebrate Mardi Gras with your senior loved ones. Beads In …

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Honoring Veterans This Veterans Day

Veterans Day is coming up quick! Few groups deserve our recognition, respect and gratitude more than the brave men and women who have served in the U.S. military. Here at Francois-Bend, we honor our veterans. This Veterans Day, we would like to extend our sincere thanks to veterans who have served so selflessly and courageously by letting you know some …

Senior Citizen Halloween Costume Ideas

Senior Citizen Halloween Costume Ideas!

Halloween costumes aren’t just for children: it’s for everyone! Halloween gives us all permission to have a little fun by being something we aren’t, no matter what age you are! Halloween hasn’t always been for everyone. In the past decade, national spending on Halloween has mushroomed from $5 billion to an estimated record high of $8.4 billion. Adults are spending …

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The Signs of Dementia | Memory Care in Louisiana

Do you know the signs of dementia? Dementia is never a pleasant topic, but with 5.7 million suffering from Dementia in the US: talking about dementia is necessary. People with dementia may sometimes behave in ways that are physically or verbally aggressive. This can be very distressing for the person and those who support them. The two forms of aggression …

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Debunking The Myths of Aging | Francois Bend | Assisted Living Facility

Here at our Assisted Living Facility, Francois Bend: we know all about ageism. Bias exists in almost every facet of life. Ageism has led many people to make false assumptions about senior citizens. Francois-Bend knows that no matter what age, people deserve to have love and the best care in their lives. Here are the top myths centered around aging. …

Eight Signs of Dementia

It’s a hard subject to talk about, but Dementia and Alzheimer’s affects roughly 6 million people across the world. Knowing the warning signs is extremely important in determining the right care for your loved ones. Here at Francois Bend, we take senior care very seriously and understand the devastation of Alzheimer’s and Dementia fully. Here are the eight signs of …