A Poignant Thanksgiving Reflection – Joy & Grief in the Holidays

Holidays Can Be Bittersweet for Alzheimer’s Affected Families  Below is a simple Thanksgiving reflection that considers both the joy, and the grief holidays can hold. When a loved one is ill, it’s almost impossible to ignore the sadness [...]


Celebrate Active Aging Week! October 3-10

In 2003, the International Council on Active Aging launched the first Active Aging Week. The purpose of this week is to remember and celebrate how incredible the process of aging can be. When well supported and resourced appropriately, [...]


Finding Ways to Thrive with Degenerative Arthritis

What is Degenerative Arthritis? Degenerative arthritis, also known as osteoarthritis, describes a process where joint cartilage and the bone underlying it, begin to deteriorate. This is a progressive condition and causes stiffness, pain, and joint malformation. It is [...]


How Does Palliative Care Differ from Hospice Care?

BayView Senior Assisted Living is a family owned and operated independent and assisted living community in Point Loma, California. Our owners have firsthand experience as Alzheimer’s and dementia affected families and understand what goes into making decisions around [...]


Pesticides, Air Quality, & EMFs – What are the Environmental Risk Factors for Alzheimer’s?

Environmental Risk Factors for Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease  The best understood and most known risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia (including Lewy body dementia) is simply aging. Other environmental risk factors have been identified but they are [...]


Want to Prevent Neurodegeneration? Look into the keto diet!

At BayView Senior Assisted Living in San Diego, CA, we pride ourselves on preparing meals that are good for our residents’ bodies and minds. Learn more about the connection between ketosis and brain health!