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Villa Serene is Asking for Your Help!

We hope you have enjoyed visiting our website and looking at the pictures of our wonderful assisted living home. We care very deeply about each one of our residents and appreciate the opportunity to be of service is such a caring and special … [Read more]

Spring is Happening at Villa Serene!

It’s not even officially Spring 2017 yet, but it’s already happening in our back yard! Take a look and enjoy! Images used are from: My personal camera 2017 © Norma-Jean Strickland … [Read more]

What does “old” feel like?

Many people mistakenly believe that an old person’s skin feels like dry leather. It could, depending on the type of work they’ve done. Mostly, though, aging skin feels like it looks – fragile. It’s also softer than you might expect. The way an … [Read more]

The Unexpected Benefits of Meditation and Dementia

In 2013, my father was diagnosed with mild dementia. Fast forward to 2017. He is actually in much better shape now than he was even two years ago. I attribute that to a change in medication, as well as a positive change in his living environment. He … [Read more]

What is the Difference between Alzheimer’s and Dementia?

The information below was adapted from the following website, which was updated on January 24, 2017: http://www.alzheimersreadingroom.com/2014/08/difference-between-alzheimers-and-dementia.html This brief blog article is not intended to … [Read more]

Common Terms

Assisted Living Home - An assisted living facility that provides resident rooms to ten or fewer residents. A health care institution other than a hospital or a nursing care institution that provides resident beds or residential units, supervisory … [Read more]

Celebrating 15 Years of Service!

This year, Villa Serene Assisted Living Home is celebrating fifteen years of service to the community and to its residents. During which time Villa Serene has been involved in a number of outreach programs including fundraising for charities, … [Read more]

Villa Serene Care Home Video

The mission of Villa Serene Assisted Living Home is to provide exceptional care for the elderly in a safe and loving home. Our focus is on cultivating a supportive and nurturing environment so that each resident has the opportunity to engage in … [Read more]

What questions should we ask when touring a home?

Is the facility licensed? Who owns the facility and what is their experience? What are the admission requirements? What is the monthly cost of care? Do they require a deposit? Do we have to sign a contract? How long can a resident stay in … [Read more]

The 7 Stages of Alzheimer Disease

Stage 1: No Impairment - (normal functions) - The person does not experience any memory problems. An interview with a medical professional does not show any evidence of symptoms of dementia. Stage 2: Very mild cognitive decline - (may be normal … [Read more]