Illuminating the Darkness: The Impact of Music Therapy on Alzheimer’s and Dementia 

By: McKenna Selissen, MT-BC Life Engagement Coordinator & Music Therapist at Gianna Homes, Minnesota “When words fail, music speaks.”  These powerful words reflect the impact music has on many of us throughout the course of our lives, especially as we [...]

By |2019-11-06T12:31:35-06:00November 6th, 2019|Memory Care|

Helpful Ideas for Ways to Communicate and Interact with Someone Who Has Alzheimer’s or Dementia

We find that how a person interacts and understands someone who has Dementia is so important. Recognizing different ways you can connect and communicate may help the relationship. Learn more from these suggestions on different ways and opportunities to interact. [...]

By |2018-02-07T20:15:47-06:00February 7th, 2018|Memory Care|

A Holiday Prayer

Earlier this fall, COMPAS artist and poet Rachel Moritz worked with the residents of Gianna Homes - Sursum Corda to create their own poem. Here is the holiday blessing they came up with! Merry Christmas! From All of us at [...]

By |2016-12-25T07:57:17-06:00December 25th, 2016|Memory Care|

Too Much Pie

This fall, Rachel Mortiz, a poet who works with COMPAS creative community arts program, helped our residents at Gianna Homes - Gladys' Place write their own poem. She was able to elicit responses from even our more non-verbal residents! Here [...]

By |2016-11-24T08:03:15-06:00November 24th, 2016|Memory Care|

Sursum Corda

4605 Fairhills Road East
Minnetonka, MN 55345
Phone: 952-988-0953
Admissions: 952-443-6113
Fax: 952-988-6935

Gladys’ Place

10210 28th Avenue North
Plymouth, MN 55441
Phone: 952-988-0953
Admissions: 952-443-6113
Fax: 763-710-4856

Administrative Office

14451 Highway 7, Suite 223
Minnetonka, MN 55345
Phone: 952-988-0953
Admissions: 952-443-6113
Fax: 952-303-3835

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