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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.

Makers of BCAT launch online brain health program

February 27, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Several tools used in the BCAT Approach for cognitive assessments are now available to the public in the online brain health program.

Silverado launches program for movement disorders

February 21, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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The national care chain designed the cross-departmental program specifically to support residents with Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders.

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. 

The POLST conversation

February 20, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Respecting end-of-life wishes is the ultimate goal in a person-centered care environment. So, how can caregivers help residents have "the conversation" and understand their choices?

Study: Bilingual skills may combat Alzheimer’s disease

February 14, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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A language a day keeps the Alzheimer’s at bay, notes a new study of the effects of language on memory.

Neurologist opera singer, veterans’ care experts to headline spring Memory Care Forum

February 13, 2017  |  The I Advance Senior Care Editors
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Ready to learn about the latest and best practices in memory care? All-new programming for the 2017 Spring Memory Care Forum includes OPTIMA Award-winning innovators in veteran dementia care and a neuroscientist working to validate MP3 player music therapy...

Dementia bathing

February 13, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-chief
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What makes for an enjoyable bathing experience for some may not be the best strategy for those with dementia. Read tips from a national dementia expert on how to avoid struggles and fears in residents with cognitive decline at bathing time.

Memories of home: Bathroom

February 13, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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The latest in memory care design gives the look, feel and comfort of home.

Memories of home: Bedroom

February 13, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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The latest in memory care design gives the look, feel and comfort of home.

Memories of home: Living room

February 13, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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The latest in memory care design gives the look, feel and comfort of home.

Memories of home: Resident corridor

February 13, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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The latest in memory care design gives the look, feel and comfort of home.

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