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The Woodlands at Canterfield wants to be a resource for aging adults, families, and caregivers. Our library of free eBooks, guides, and additional tools shares information on assisted living and memory care, healthy aging and active living tips for seniors, and more. Download yours today!

Healthy Aging & Living

Healthy Foods for the Whole Body Grocery List-The Woodlands at Canterfield
Shop Smart & Eat Right
From heart health to brain health, this free downloadable shopping list can help you target each area of the body with fresh and delicious foods. With this handy grocery list, you'll be able to effortlessly shop smarter and eat healthier!
Home Safety Checklist
If you choose to age in place in your current home, you have to be mindful of your environment. Download our free checklist for easy ways to modify your home, making it safer, more comfortable, and easier for you or a family member to navigate.
Fully Living Life Amidst a Pandemic
Reference this guide to learn how to reduce your risk of COVID-19, support your overall well-being, and enhance your retirement lifestyle.

Alzheimer’s & Dementia Education & Tools

Download: Forgetfulness/Knowing When to Ask for Help
Forgetfulness/Knowing When to Ask for Help
Many things can lead to forgetfulness, but it’s important to know the difference between mild forgetfulness and signs of Alzheimer’s or dementia. Get the facts about memory loss, recognize the symptoms of dementia and ensure your loved one is able to receive the support they need.
5 Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease
Researchers have identified five stages of dementia, so families and individuals know what to expect as the condition progresses. Learn more so you and your family know what to expect, prepare accordingly and ensure your loved one’s quality of life is met with comfort, dignity and care.
Download: 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's Disease
10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's Disease
Cognitive abilities can begin to change as we age, so it’s crucial to watch for any signs that a parent or loved one might be showing symptoms of memory impairment. Download our free resource to learn what causes Alzheimer’s and what warning signs to look for in someone you love.
Download: Memory Care Checklist
Memory Care Checklist
Download our free checklist to discover which questions you should be asking to determine if a memory care community is the right fit for your loved one.
Download: Get the Facts on Alzheimer's Disease
Get the Facts on Alzheimer's Disease
Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia, so we’ve created a free fact sheet that shares numbers associated with Alzheimer’s, stages of the disease, signs, symptoms, and more.
Download: 6 Steps to Grace: managing Frustration Dementia Care
6 Steps to Grace: Controlling Your Frustration
Long-term feelings of frustration can negatively impact your relationship with your loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Discover six tips to grace, so you can understand the root of your feelings of frustration and learn how to take active steps toward control, positivity and communication.
Download: Get the Facts on Alzheimer's Disease Medications
Get the Facts on Alzheimer's Disease Medications
The Woodlands at Canterfield has put together this free resource so you can stay educated on the process of drug development and find the right medication for someone you love.
Download: Guide to Alzheimer's & Dementia Behaviors
Guide to Alzheimer’s & Dementia Behaviors
As a person’s dementia progresses, they may begin to behave in ways that caregivers and families find difficult to understand. Our free guide aims to help you understand and manage behaviors associated with Alzheimer’s and dementia, so you’re able to identify the causes and manage accordingly.
9 Tips for Dementia Caregivers
Caregiving is incredibly rewarding, but that doesn’t mean that caregiving comes without struggles. The Woodlands at Canterfield is sharing a free downloadable guide with tips for caregivers to identify their barriers, manage stress, find support and set achievable goals.
Understanding Alzheimer’s Genes
Specific gene mutations and variants, as well as inherited genes, can also increase our risk for certain health issues, including Alzheimer’s disease. We want your family to stay prepared for a possible diagnosis, understand how family history can affect your health and know when to seek help from your healthcare provider.
Legal & Financial Planning for Those with Dementia
Experts recommend putting financial and legal plans in place now, so your loved one can fully participate in their healthcare plans and financial and property decisions before the disease progresses. Download this free legal and financial planning guide, so you and your family have all the resources and information you need.

Navigating Senior Living & Care

Your Family's Complete Guide to Memory Care
Your Family's Complete Guide To Memory Care
Download The Woodlands at Canterfield's free guide to memory care to help you understand your options and do your best to plan for the future.
Why Choose Assisted Living_ eBook-The Woodlands at Canterfield
Why Choose Assisted Living?
Assisted living communities provide older adults with support while allowing them the freedom to enjoy community amenities, wellness programs and more. Discover the benefits of assisted living and how it can enhance your life or the life of someone you love.
Why Consider Senior Living?
Senior living is about so much more than personalized care and support. Discover six reasons why you should consider making the transition into a senior living community by downloading our free guide.
Family Decision Workbook
Our free workbook can help you and your family choose the right senior living community – from having the initial discussion and learning about your options to organizing your thoughts and making the final decision.
Why Wait? 10 Reasons to Move into a Senior Living Community Now
Discover the benefits of choosing to transition into a senior living community now rather than waiting until later and how by doing so you can enhance your quality of life.
Navigating Senior Living Options
Senior living is not a one-size-fits-all solution. Learn about the levels of care that are available, what is included in each of them, and which one would be right for you or your family member.
Assisted Living Checklist
Download our free checklist to learn which questions you should be asking each potential assisted living community to find out if it is the right fit for you or a loved one.

Making the Move to Senior Living

Cost of Living Workbook
Cost is often a deciding factor when it comes to choosing a senior living community. Discover how the costs of living in a private residence add up and compare to those in a senior living community by downloading our free resource.
Your Guide to Touring a Senior Living Community
Finding the right senior living community takes patience and organization. Easily compare the senior living communities you tour and keep track of what you like and dislike about each one by downloading our free worksheet.
Downsizing & Moving Checklist
Give yourself plenty of time and learn how to prepare for the move into a senior living community by downloading our week-by-week downsizing and moving checklist.
Tips for Transitioning to Senior Care
Moving to a senior living community can be an emotional and, at times, overwhelming process. Learn how to get ready for moving day and ease your family member’s transition into their new community by downloading our free guide.