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Giving thanks for my roommate

November 20, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears

In a year filled with changes, many of which were unexpected, SNF resident blogger Kathy Mears reflects on a relationship that has brought her good tidings of great cheer.

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.

Senate passes bill to help locate people with Alzheimer’s

November 13, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Kevin and Avonte’s Law would renew and expand resources for family members, first responders to find missing loved ones who wander, including those with dementia. 

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. 

Oh, baby! Doll therapy gets real

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

Artists create life-like dolls to awaken nurturing instincts in residents who participate in doll therapy.

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. 

Caregivers, appreciate yourselves

October 9, 2017  |  Debbie Bouknight, BS, AC-BC, ACC, CDP

Caregivers need to reserve a bit of time in their busy days to appreciate a crucial senior care assetthemselves.

A new reality

October 2, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Virtual reality technology gives seniors life beyond four walls.

A commanding presence

October 2, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears

How do you care for someone who doesn’t think he needs—or wants—help?

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. 


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