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Happenings at Grand Villa of Melbourne

At Grand Villa of Melbourne, residents lead fun and engaged lives with a full calendar of social and recreational activities. From daily exercise classes to guest lectures and local excursions, we offer a wide variety of options to keep our residents mentally, socially, and physically engaged.

An active social calendar can keep seniors from feeling lonely and isolated, and it’s easy to be social at Grand Villa. Daily meals in our restaurant-style dining room are events in themselves, with residents coming together three times a day to enjoy delicious food and relaxed conversation. Our packed calendar makes it easy to stay engaged all day. Some of our most popular activities include yoga classes, Bingo and crafts, and movies on the big screen. We even have weekly visits from our popular pet therapy animals.

Grand Villa of Melbourne

(321) 768-3965

964 South Harbor City Blvd Melbourne, FL 32901

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We take regular offsite excursions for errands such as shopping and banking, as well as fun outings to malls, restaurants, and local attractions like the Botanical Gardens. Our residents know that there’s never a dull moment at Grand Villa of Melbourne. Call us today to learn more.

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The Best Caregiver Tip to Help with Difficult Behavior

One of the most challenging aspects of being a full-time caregiver is when an aging loved one becomes difficult and uncooperative. It’s not uncommon for tempers to run high and arguments to break out. This is particularly true for family members, who have seen the aging process change the mentality of their parents, aunts, or other relatives.

However, even though caregivers and those who receive the care may argue, it’s important for both to understand the other’s perspective.

Always keep in mind the frustrations that come with being taken care of. Yes, gratuity, receptiveness, and respect go both ways, and are essential for this relationship. However, caregivers will actually benefit themselves by remembering the mindset of their elder.

Independence is an extremely important element to our lives, and as we age we become more dependable upon our loved ones.

As you could imagine, when you need help with things you were able to do with ease can cause depression, anger, and it’s only natural to take it out on the one who is helping. Of course, this doesn’t make it right, but it does make it understandable.

Have patience with your aging loved ones. Do not brush off their feelings and keep in mind how they must be struggling with these issues. You may find that a little bit of patience goes a lot farther than you’d think.