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In this issue: The applications in wearables, virtual reality, wound care, resident transportation, infection control screening, robotic pet therapy and more.
A Michigan retirement community is raising money and getting ready for the new year with a classic Hollywood twist.
Residents with dementia made toys for children in Texas who were affected by the hurricane.
Robotic pets are putting a high-tech spin on the calming power of cuddles--and senior care providers are buying.
It’s a doggone heartwarming story of how pet companions can fight depression and reduce isolation.
Eldergrow is bringing the outdoors inside and sowing joy and purpose for residents.
Virtual reality technology gives seniors life beyond four walls.
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.
Trend-setters at Belmont Village in Illinois host a fundraiser in high fashion.
A Pennsylvania nursing home fulfills a resident’s wish to return to the weather desk for a day and meet his TV hero meteorologist.
A senior couple adopted a senior dog, and the photos give all the feels.
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.
A new reminiscence therapy helps take people with dementia remember to root, root, root for the home team.