Alzheimer's Disease Treatment

Good News About Alzheimer’s Disease Treatment | Francois Bend

Alzheimer’s Disease treatment is hard to come by. Here at Francois Bend, we specialize in memory care and provide warmth and comfort for those who suffer from Dementia and Alzheimer’s. There are some new and exciting new developments in the world of Alzheimer research. Families of those with dementia may see changes in the personality of their loved one as …

How To Have The Talk

One of the hardest parts of moving your loved ones into assisted living is talking to them about it. More times than not, your loved ones will not be happy with the idea at first. A psychologist who has counseled many people in the situation of moving elderly parents, knows how difficult it can be when a parent in need …

Judy Naquin | Home For The Holidays

Home For The Holidays Oh there’s no place like home for the Holidays and nobody knows that better than Judy Naquin. Judy Naquin is the executive director for Francois Bend Assisted Living center and she loves it so much: she decided that her and husband should live there full time! A Louisiana Native, Judy comes to Francois Bend Senior Living …

How to Help Lonely Seniors During Christmas

How to Help Lonely Seniors During Christmas | Francois Bend

Lonely Seniors during Christmas should never be a thing. Even though it is the most wonderful time of the year, it can often be a time of loneliness for many seniors. Christmas is all about spending time together and enjoying good company. Here at Francois-Bend, we believe that every day should be special. If you are wondering what you should …

Fall season activities

Fall Season Activities for Seniors

Fall is here and even though it might not feel like it outside, it’s time to celebrate the new season. Here at Francois-Bend, we think that there is always a reason to celebrate. Here are six festive activity ideas that you can enjoy with your senior loved one! Fall-Themed Coloring Pages Coloring is very calming and is also nostalgic for …

National Senior Citizen's Day

How to Celebrate National Senior Citizens Day

August 21st is National Senior Citizens Day in the US and here at Francois Bend, we want to help you celebrate! Various events and activities are organized on Senior Citizens Day to raise awareness of supporting older people and recognizing their achievements. Some people raise awareness through social media and news stories, while others organize special community gatherings inviting senior …

Tastebuds change

How Your Tastebuds Change as You Grow Older

Did you know that your tastebuds change as you grow older? Think of your favorite food. Now think of your favorite food from childhood. Most likely they aren’t the same thing because as people get older their taste buds change. On average people are born with 10,000 taste buds. Naturally every two weeks or so, out taste buds expire and …

Father's Day For Senior Living Residents

Father’s Day For Senior Living Residents

Father’s Day for Senior Living Residents is a little different than normal. With Father’s Day just around the corner, finding the right gift for dad is on everyone’s mind. When your father requires senior home care, the right gift can be tough to decide on. Here at Francois Bend, we know that the best gift for your father can be …

residents

Our Residents Have the Power of Choice!

Here at Francois-Bend, we know that having a choice is essential. If you are one of our first residents to move into Francois-Bend, you get to customize your room. From picking the color of your walls to your appliances! If you are thinking about what color scheme to go with for your loved one, here are the best color choices …