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Argentum releases memory care programs research

February 27, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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The white paper describes 39 innovative programs that are changing the way providers deliver quality care for those with dementia.

An enduring romance

February 27, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
news

It’s a simple story of love, but a love story for the ages.

Activities to help seniors thrive

February 23, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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A survey of Swedish nursing home staff found seniors who kept busy reported better well-being and were more engaged, highlighting the importance of staying active and retaining personhood.

Activities to prevent memory loss

February 21, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Researchers observed seniors who pick up mentally stimulating activities, even later in life, can help protect themselves against mild cognitive impairment. 

A birthday surprise

February 17, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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A granddaughter brings her birthday party to the nursing home so grandma could join in the celebration. 

Couple celebrates 65th wedding anniversary

February 14, 2017  |  newswire
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A continuing care retirement community helped plan a memorable evening in for a Pennsylvania couple still in love all these decades later. 

The pony express: Valentine’s Day edition

February 13, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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A Texas nursing home received a special delivery of some handmade Valentine’s Day cards. 

An odd couple

February 13, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears
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As Valentine’s Day approaches, resident blogger Kathleen Mears offers a glimpse of romance in the nursing home.

NH matches residents with Valentine’s admirers

February 2, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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A nursing home is asking community members to be residents’ valentines.

Brace yourself

January 30, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears
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Resident blogger Kathleen Mears was told for years she was unable to get new leg braces. When hers finally broke, she was pleasantly surprised to learn she was eligible for new custom ones.  

Seniors rally for Women’s March

January 23, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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A group of retirement community residents showed their solidarity by marching around the campus Saturday. 

The difficulty of going to the doctor

January 19, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Senior Editor Nicole Stempak explores the problem of care coordination and how to help seniors access needed medical treatment. 

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