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How to Pick an Assisted Living Facility for Yourself or Your Loved One

So it’s that time; time to pick out an assisted living home for yourself or a loved one. Though this may feel like an insurmountable task, you are not alone.  Today, almost one million people enjoy the perks of assisted living residences.  They key is to find the residence that suits YOU the best.  Different people may look [...]

When Memory Fails: A Story of Alzheimer’s

 I drive through the town where you grew up.  I pass the local grocery store where you made weekly trips to feed you and your husband, but of course, a handful of your grandchildren too.  Someone always wanted to come to Grammy’s house for dinner.   I pass the tree-lined streets surrounding your home, set on a few acres of [...]

Harbor View Chateau Joins BayView Senior Assisted Living

BayView Senior Assisted Living is now joined by the breathtaking HarborView Senior Assisted Living.  Situated atop Banker’s Hill, overlooking San Diego Bay, HarborView is old world charm meets modern amenities.  Backed by a professional, dedicated, and well-trained staff, HarborView Senior Assisted Living specializes in caring for residents suffering from Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. The European [...]

13 Natural Ways to Lower Your Alzheimer’s Risk: Memory Care, Part 2

Alzheimer’s disease is a horrible and debilitating disease, affecting over 5 million Americans today.  The heartbreak and confusion that goes along with Alzheimer’s makes it a dreaded illness for all of us.   Though scientists haven’t been able to identify exactly what causes Alzheimer’s and, as of today, there is no known cure, there are some strategies that may help [...]

13 Natural Ways to Lower Your Alzheimer’s Risk: Memory Care, Part 1

Alzheimer’s disease is a horrible and debilitating disease, affecting over 5 million Americans today.  The heartbreak and confusion that goes along with Alzheimer’s makes it a dreaded illness for all of us.   Though scientists haven’t been able to identify exactly what causes Alzheimer’s and, as of today, there is no known cure, there are some strategies that [...]

Memory Care: Loving and Losing our Grammy to Alzheimer’s

Her life demonstrated such calm, sacrifice, and love.  She was smart and dedicated. She was conservative in politics, but abundant in love for her family. There was nothing that she wouldn't do for the ones she loved. When her children had babies of their own, she was in the room with them, soothing and encouraging, cheering them on. [...]

Caring for Someone with Alzheimer’s Disease: Memory Care and Senior Care

Alzheimer’s Disease is known as a family disease, because the stress of watching a loved one slowly decline is torturous for everyone involved.  Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s is a full-time job, and requires a lot of physical, mental, and emotional energy. That’s why it’s so important for those providing memory care to take care of themselves too. [...]

Plaques and Tangles… And Not the Kind on Your Teeth or in Your Hair!

To many, dementia is unknown. It’s saddening, it’s hard, it’s debilitating. But why? What is it exactly and why does it happen? There are so many questions; especially for those of us who see it on a daily basis, or have had loved ones suffer from the disease. As a memory care facility the staff at BayView Point [...]

Staff Spotlight – “GG”

BayView Senior Assisted Living has many impressive employees that give their hardest work and dedication to the jobs they perform. Being on the front line staff, especially those who directly care for our residents, is one of the most important jobs that BayView has. It takes a special person to give direct care for another person, especially an elderly [...]

Alive Inside

We love the movie “Alive Inside” and think it’s such a relevant and useful approach to learning about people.  We'd love to hear what you think about this innovative approach to Memory Care. If you have loved ones living here please let us know what their favorite music is so they can start to enjoy the beautiful effects of personalized music right [...]