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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 [...]

Holiday Reflections

Here at BayView Senior Assisted Living the Holidays are upon us! We had a fantastic and delicious celebration with residents and their families for Thanksgiving! The Christmas party planned for December 18th will be one that you won’t want to miss…a potluck and gift exchange with all the holiday fixings! We’re always so touched by the outpouring [...]

Open House Recap

It was a beautiful sunny Saturday here in Point Loma on November 14th, and we celebrated by welcoming our neighbors, industry professionals, vendors, and Father Joe Carroll to the updated BayView! Father Joe joined us for lunch, and blessed the home in such a special moment shared by residents, staff, families, and visitors.  A big thanks to [...]

Recreational Music Center Concert Photos

BayView Residents enjoyed music performed by children from the Recreational Music Center on Halloween Day!  A special thanks to the kids, parents, and to the Recreational Music Center for putting on such a great show!  

Memory Care at BayView

BayView Senior Assisted Living is nestled on a hill in Point Loma overlooking the beautiful San Diego Bay. It's serene, sunny, peaceful. Sometimes people wonder if the physical setting matters when caring for the elderly, especially those individuals with memory care issues. We think so. We think it's one of the many factors that should be addressed [...]