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Calendar men and women

November 16, 2017  | 

A Michigan retirement community is raising money and getting ready for the new year with a classic Hollywood twist.

Memory care residents comfort victims of Hurricane Harvey

November 6, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Residents with dementia made toys for children in Texas who were affected by the hurricane. 

Creature comforts

October 19, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

Robotic pets are putting a high-tech spin on the calming power of cuddles--and senior care providers are buying.

Fur-ever homes for man’s best friend

October 12, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

It’s a doggone heartwarming story of how pet companions can fight depression and reduce isolation.

Growing new life

October 9, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Eldergrow is bringing the outdoors inside and sowing joy and purpose for residents. 

A new reality

October 2, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Virtual reality technology gives seniors life beyond four walls.

Waiting for growth

September 25, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears

The decision to go gray may have been the easy part. Blogger Kathleen Mears writes about the year-and-a-half long process of growing out her roots. 

Seniors take fashion week by storm

September 21, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Trend-setters at Belmont Village in Illinois host a fundraiser in high fashion.

Luther Woods resident forecasts sunshine, meets local weatherman

September 6, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

A Pennsylvania nursing home fulfills a resident’s wish to return to the weather desk for a day and meet his TV hero meteorologist.

Never too old for love, or a belly rub

August 25, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

A senior couple adopted a senior dog, and the photos give all the feels.

Cleaning house

August 21, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears

Accumulating stuff is easy to do no matter the space, but decluttering is trickier for blogger Kathleen Mears as she needs help to sort through things. She thinks other residents could benefit from a good cleaning, too. 

Remembering America’s pastime

August 3, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

A new reminiscence therapy helps take people with dementia remember to root, root, root for the home team.


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