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Commonwealth Senior Living at Cockeysville Featured as One of the Best Memory Care Services in Westminster for 2021

We are honored to announce that MemoryCare.com named our very own Commonwealth Senior Living at Cockeysville one of the best memory care communities in Westminster, Maryland. The company analyzed the key quality care metrics such as resident satisfaction ratings, amenities, affordability, and first-hand reviews from families. They found residents "praise the caring team for their hard work and compassion. One family member said, 'My sister has now been there three months and could not be happier. The care is exceptional and there is a wonderful sense of community between the staff and residents."

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Caring for a Loved One with Dementia: Chocolate in the Morning

Love may look and feel a bit different for those with loved ones struggling with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Everyone shows their love in different ways. One of our family members began writing about his wife’s journey with Alzheimer’s a few years ago where he imagines the world through her eyes. He has been gracious […]

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Using Sights & Sounds to Calm Loved Ones with Dementia

Within our Sweet Memories neighborhoods, just like any neighborhood, residents have good days and bad days. Part of our job is to celebrate the good days and help residents cope with the bad days. We have several ways we do that. (Learn more about our Memory Care programming here.) One of the wonderful ways we […]

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Music and Memory

Do you ever hear a song that instantly brings you back to a specific memory or feeling?  At Commonwealth Senior Living, we know that music is a vital part of living a meaningful life, and it’s especially important for people with Alzheimer’s and dementia.  In fact, recent studies have shown there is a significant connection […]

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Tell Me Your Favorite Song

By Erika Gennari, Director of Marketing You know that feeling you get when you hear an old song, and it immediately pulls you back in time to a specific moment in your life? For me, it’s “Don’t it Make My Brown Eyes Blue” by Crystal Brown. I’m immediately back in my parents’ kitchen, and my […]

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The Power of Sound

We are always looking for ways to enrich the lives of our residents and to improve their quality of life.  Hearing loss is an inevitable challenge for many of our residents, which has a strong negative impact on their quality of life.  A 2013 study by Johns Hopkins University showed that hearing loss is directly […]

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Exploring Your Life Kit

by Alice Reynolds, Regional Director of Operations One of the most magical experiences in life is the chance to reminisce with friends and family. Memories are the tie that binds us and define who we are. During the aging process, we can have difficulty recalling details about specific events. Unfortunately, for individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer’s […]

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