2015 Alzheimer’s Walk – Northwest Houston

This past weekend three of our cottages, Champions, Copperfield and Humble, all participated in the Northwest Houston Walk to End Alzheimer’s event. This event is near and dear to AutumnGrove’s heart and we all love to show our support. The Alzheimer’s Association puts on the Walk to End Alzheimer’s all over the United States to Read more

October 2, 2015 abigail Comments

The Woodlands Cottage Wins Best Assisted Living of 2015

Our Woodlands Cottage won the Best Assisted Living of 2015 by Living Magazine! We are so excited and thankful for everyone who voted for us in this category. The Woodlands Cottage is a great example of what AutumnGrove Cottage stands for, excellent memory care, honoring our residents and honoring the family members that entrust the Read more

August 31, 2015 abigail Comments

Katy Cottage Art Show

In honor of AutumnGrove Cottage’s 10th anniversary, our Katy Cottage had an art show for families and friends to enjoy. All of the art work that was displayed around the cottage were created by the residents and some of the staff. Pat, the Katy Cottage manager, gathered all of the art work from the residents’ Read more

July 13, 2015 abigail Comments

Father’s Day Gifts for Dads With Memory Loss

It is often in the quiet moments with the fewest distractions that we are able to make the most heartfelt connections. Some people struggle with celebrating Father’s Day once their dad begins suffering the effects of Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of memory loss. You and your family may feel like the past traditions just aren’t possible Read more

June 11, 2015 abigail Comments

Champions Cottage BBQ

In honor of AutumnGrove Cottage turning 10 years old in 2015, Champions Cottage threw a backyard BBQ for the residents, family members and friends. Cottage manager, Amie, pulled out all the tricks at this BBQ and had a bouncy house for the kids, a clown and even a dunk tank! Family members and staff got Read more

June 4, 2015 abigail Comments

The Woodlands Cottage Celebrates AutumnGrove Cottage

Our Woodlands Cottage threw a party in honor of AutumnGrove Cottage’s 10th anniversary and boy was it a blast! Cottage manager, Twyla, and her staff out did themselves with live music, an array of delicious food and party cheer. The family members of the residents were just as involved in the party planning as the Read more

June 1, 2015 abigail Comments

What is Dementia?

From Alzheimer’s Reading Room Key facts Dementia is a syndrome in which there is deterioration in memory, thinking, behavior and the ability to perform everyday activities. Although dementia mainly affects older people, it is not a normal part of aging. Worldwide, 35.6 million people have dementia and there are 7.7 million new cases every year. Read more

April 28, 2015 abigail Comments

A Fiesta Celebration for 10 Years!

Our Humble Cottage threw a fiesta in honor of AutumnGrove Cottage turning 10 years old this year! Humble Cottage, manager, Pearl, and her staff had everything from a fajita dinner to karaoke at the fiesta. Many of the residents’ family members attended the party and had a blast celebrating and dancing all night long. The residents Read more

April 17, 2015 abigail Comments

Video Games Might Help Fight Alzheimer’s

From the Houston Press Blog Alzheimer’s is a terrifying disease that progressively causes dementia and memory loss, especially in the elderly. There is no cure, but an unlikely candidate is being enlisted in the fight: video games. In 2010 the East Carolina University Psychophysiology Lab began performing studies on the effects of casual games on Read more

April 15, 2015 abigail Comments