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NCAL names 2017 top assisted living caregivers

July 20, 2017  |  newswire
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The National Center for Assisted Living lauds this year's award winners for exemplary assisted living care and programs.

Secret hiding place

July 17, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears
blog

Resident blogger Kathleen Mears discovers empty wrappers for missing snacks on her roommate’s side of their shared space. 

The volunteer perspective on making memory masterpieces

July 14, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Art is more than just beauty in the eye of the beholder. It’s a working experience that can draw out the humanity in everyone—even people with dementia. 

Connecting seniors and children through technology

July 13, 2017  | 
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A program pairs up senior living residents with elementary students to capture their life stories using digital devices. 

Game on!

July 10, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Daily memory games help keep the brain in shape.

Altered space

July 10, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears
blog

Fresh air is good for the lungs and going out can do the soul a world of good, resident blogger Kathleen Mears writes. 

Love goes viral

July 6, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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A senior couple’s engagement photo is spreading across social media and giving followers all the warm fuzzies. 

Nonagenarians: Age is a mindset

July 6, 2017  |  KHN
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Is 90 the new 40? People in their ninth decade say age is more about the way people choose to live rather than the year they were born.

Honoring veterans this July Fourth

June 29, 2017  |  newswire
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As we celebrate America’s independence, Brookdale Senior Living and Wish of a Lifetime share how they helped four veterans take flight.

One-on-one with...Annette Gunnerson

June 27, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Annette Gunnerson, the National Association of Activity Professional’s 2017 Activity Professional of the year, reflects on her nearly 30 years in long-term care and the increasing attention being paid to activities planning to improve the quality of life...

A beary good cause

June 22, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
news

An Oregon retirement community has made more than 10,000 teddy bears for children in crisis over the last decade.

A senior parade

June 15, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
news

 A Minnesota town throws a parade for seniors in a long-term care facility.

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