The Light in His Eyes: Losing a Loved One to Alzheimer’s

Two boys bore his last name. Five siblings called him brother.  One wife of 50 years counted him as her favorite person of all time.  He was a devoted husband, father, friend, and brother.  When people thought of him, the first thing they thought of was his humor.  Always laughing, rolling his eyes in a self-deprecating way, making [...]

Enjoying the Coast of Point Loma

Point Loma is a beautiful coastal town in San Diego. Full of amazing views, wonderful food, and friendly people, it’s a must-see destination if you are in southern California. There are SO many things to do in Point Loma though, so we narrowed it down for you: a few must-see stops in the gorgeous Point Loma: Cabrillo National [...]

Easter Celebration At BayView Senior

We had a fantastic time celebrating Easter Sunday last month at BayView Senior Assisted Living!  Our staff cooked a special meal and provided Easter baskets for our residents! As always, family members joined their loved ones for the special event.  Days like this are a reminder of how much we have to be grateful for! [...]

A BayView Birthday Bash

Here at BayView we like to celebrate birthday's in a big way and we're thrilled to be able to share Matsue Knight's Birthday Party Bash that happened a few weeks ago and what an event it was! Family, residents and staff all gathered to celebrate.  Matsue's daughter Tanya brought a catered lunch and treated us to Lampert's ice cream imported from [...]

Staff Spotlight: Maria Flores

We're so happy to Welcome our new House Manager, Maria Flores to the BayView family!  Maria has extensive experience working with seniors and has a heart of gold.  We asked Maria a little about herself so we could get to know her better.  Here's what she had to say! What is your role at Bayview? I am the House [...]

Essential Oils and Alzheimer’s

For those looking for ways to ease, and even curb, the symptoms of Alzheimer’s, there are a variety of natural methods to choose from.  There’s limited research on the benefit of these methods, but many believe they are worth trying.   One of those methods is the use of essential oils.  Essential oils can be used to treat all [...]

Ben’s Story: Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Care, Part 2

For part one of Ben's Story CLICK HERE Lora thought back on the life they’d had so far.  They’d had their moments, sure, but it had mostly been a happy life.  They both loved their jobs and in their free time, they adventured as a family.  They’d go on hikes and Ben and the kids would splash in the lakes [...]

Meditation and Alzheimer’s Disease

Though there is currently no known cure for Alzheimer’s disease, there are several suggestions for helping to slow the progression of the disease. One of those suggestions is mediation.  How does meditation help slow Alzheimer’s disease? A recent study by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center divided 14 adults, aged 55-90, into two groups.  One group received regular care with no [...]

A Test that Could Spot Dementia Early

We know that dementia is growing in the United States.  And we also know that there is currently no cure for it.  But there may just be some ways to spot dementia early on and at least slow its progress.   One of those ways is by having people get routine eye tests. According to new research, dementia [...]

How to Help a Loved One Move to Assisted Living

When a loved one has to move into an assisted living residence, it’s hard on everyone involved.  It can be confusing or frustrating to the person moving in, and it can be heartbreaking to be the one bringing your loved one into an assisted living home.  We know that it’s a painful task, which is why we have [...]