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Making the Best of In-Home Care for Seniors

The moment you realize your parent or an elderly loved one is not able to take care of themselves in their own home, you may be faced with some difficult decisions. Knowing the importance of home care for the elderly, you may feel torn between keeping them in the home they’re familiar with and finding Read More

Caregiver Burnout: What to Do About it and How to Avoid It

Having a loved one in assisted living during the COVID-19 pandemic has been challenging for family members. The restricted visiting hours have caused some relatives to welcome their loved ones into their homes instead of having them stay in communities. There have also been other families in need of assisted living, but have decided to Read More

Cherrywood Chefs’ Corner – Coconut Macaroons

When you love to cook (and eat!) you can’t help but share that love and that joy with others. Chef Jerry at Cherrywood Pointe of Roseville at Lexington does a cooking demonstration for one of his favorite recipes, Coconut Macaroons. You can watch the video of his demonstration on our YouTube channel by clicking here. Read More

Our Updated Safety Procedures in Response to COVID-19

The safety of our residents and staff members who live and work in our communities is our top priority at Cherrywood Pointe and Ebenezer. We have made some changes in our operation to maintain the safety of our communities. First and foremost, we are actively screening all staff and restricting entry to those who exhibit Read More

How to Boost Your Loved One’s (and Your Own) Morale During COVID-19

Social distancing is critical in preventing the spread of COVID-19, but higher-risk populations, including the elderly, are more prone to the negative effects of extended periods of isolation as they exercise extra precaution. Loneliness, depression and even some physical symptoms are tied to long durations of isolation. On top of these effects, the constant worry Read More

5 Ways to Stay Motivated During Social Distancing

Getting used to living in isolation is hard enough, but finding ways to stay motivated and connected can be exhausting. Even as Minnesota’s stay-at-home order is beginning to lift and shops and restaurants slowly start to open, many people will choose to stay home with the health and well-being of their friends and family in Read More

Getting Your Affairs in Order

You never know what the future may hold, and the COVID-19 crisis adds another layer of uncertainty. In times like this, it becomes clear how important it is to have your affairs in order. Contemplating end-of-life concerns can be overwhelming at first, but knowing you are prepared can provide peace of mind. Planning for the Read More

Navigating Virtual Health Visits

Many hospitals, health centers and clinics have new policies in place to keep patients and staff safe during this pandemic like our partners at Fairview Health Services. They may be using technology like virtual care and telehealth for non-emergency visits, so you can see a doctor online or via phone or video chat. If you’re Read More