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Grand Villa residents lead an active and engaged lifestyle with a full calendar of social and recreational activities. Our full-time Activities Coordinator plans parties, exercise classes, events, and excursions to keep our residents physically, mentally, and socially engaged. Everyone is invited to participate according to his or her own preferences.

Our community offers so many opportunities for fun, you're sure to find something that appeals to you each day. Some of the most popular activities include exercise classes, watching the latest blockbuster movies at our on-site theater, and listening to live musical performances.

Daily meals in our restaurant-style dining room are an event in themselves. Residents enjoy meeting three times a day over delicious food to socialize and relax with friends.

Grand Villa of DeLand

(386) 490-8571

350 E International Speedway Blvd DeLand, FL 32724

Excursions

We take regular off-site excursions around town for errands like shopping and banking, and fun recreational outings to local restaurants, malls, museums, and other cultural attractions. One thing's for sure – at Grand Villa of DeLand, there's never a dull moment.

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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.