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Memory Care 101: What to Expect From a Memory Care Community
Kathleen Roberts Posted on
The average age of the population is getting older. As the baby boomers reach retirement and the average age of the American population continues to increase, there are more senior..
Dementia Care for Seniors: Communication Techniques
Kathleen Roberts Posted on
Dementia affects a great deal of America’s older population. Dementia is a general term for memory loss and other cognitive loss serious enough to interfere with daily life. It’s..
How to determine when your loved one needs Personal Care Living Branches
Karen Walser Posted on
How to determine when your loved one needs Personal Care As senior adults age and their health needs change, a move to Personal Care, also known as assisted living, may..
Older Adults Month: Week Four
Margaret Zook, Director of Church and Community Relations Posted on
NPR reported on a group of engineers walking through the airports in aging sensitivity suits. The suits were to help understand the unique issues of navigation for older adults...
Finding the Best Activities for People Living with Dementia
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Keeping active can improve a person’s quality of life, bringing pleasure and meaning. Seniors living with dementia often find everyday activities are more difficult. But choosing appropriate, failure-free activities..

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