Articles from and about Astoria

The Astoria Blog is dedicated to providing caregivers and families with the supportive and helpful information they need about caring for senior loved ones and for those living with Alzheimer’s and memory loss.

What is a Respite Stay?

What is a Respite Stay?

When space is available, Astoria communities offer respite stays. A respite stay is a short-term (non-permanent) stay that could range from a few days to a few weeks to a few months! In California, the maximum respite stay is 90 days. People choose this option for...

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Agemark Senior Living once again named a Great Place to Work.

Agemark Senior Living once again named a Great Place to Work.

Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE have once again honored Agemark Senior Living as one of the 2021 Best Workplaces for Aging Services. Agemark was named the 12th best place to work in senior housing for the small/medium company division. The ranking considered...

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Astoria in Oakdale Featured on Good Day Sacramento

Astoria in Oakdale Featured on Good Day Sacramento

Along with talented volunteer, Mitch, Astoria Senior Living and Memory Care in Oakdale was featured on "Good Day Sacramento". The staff at Astoria has worked hard to keep residents in their care safe, happy and healthy amid COVID-19. Volunteers like Mitch and support...

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Astoria Senor Living Embraces ‘Golden Age’ Of Residents

Astoria Senor Living Embraces ‘Golden Age’ Of Residents

Original Article by Teresa Hammond / The Leader Avenue, Oakdale location can tell stories. Whether it be stories heard through the walls of the 45 studio occupants or the literal walls of the first Oakdale hospital; its history is rich. “I love the history piece,”...

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How to Know It’s Time to Look into Memory Care

How to Know It’s Time to Look into Memory Care

As seniors age, it can become more difficult to know when a move to memory care is on the horizon. In fact, the signs of dementia can be confusing or very easily missed. Unlike many other health conditions, dementia can progress gradually, leaving you to not see many...

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Effective Ways to Make Downsizing Easier

Effective Ways to Make Downsizing Easier

If you or a loved one are considering a move to an assisted living community, it can be an overwhelming time. Not only may you be wondering what is ahead for you, how you’ll adjust to your new surroundings or how you’ll make friends, but you may be wondering how...

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Living Well With Alzheimer’s

Did you know that Alzheimer's is considered a spectrum disorder? This article describes how the disorder may not be as rigid in terms of symptoms and treatment, and how early diagnosis can help each person in the long run. Learn more>>

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Feeling Sick After Taking Vitamins?

Many of us take vitamins and/or supplements — do you ever feel as though you are nauseous or sick from them? Check out this article to see suggestions regarding vitamin/supplement intake. Learn more>>

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