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Horses Bring Moments of Joy for Memory Care Residents

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The therapeutic qualities of interacting with horses has long been known.   Horses have an un-canny ability to reduce anxieties, restore a sense of calmness and bring great joy to those around them. This is especially true for those who are challenged by Alzheimer’s disease, as well as other forms...


June 20 is the longest day


On June 20, 2020 – the summer solstice and the day with the most light – Greater Pennsylvania Chapter residents will join advocates across the world to participate in The Longest Day® to fight the darkness of Alzheimer’s through an activity of their choice.   Together, they will use their creativity...


Complete and Total Relaxation


Bonita Springs keeps getting better and better! As a part of this blossoming community, we now have a brand-new wellness facility at the corner of Bonita Beach Road and 41. In the wake of hurricane Irma Paradise Wellness & Event Center began to emerge in this area with a mission to encourage enhance...


Livin’ The Dream, No Matter What Age


Eighty-three year-old Iola Wagner felt a mixture of both excitement and nerves as she entered the auditorium of the Elizabeth Stewart Treehouse Museum in Ogden, Utah. This was a moment she’d spent weeks preparing for, and a day she’d long been awaiting. When it finally came time for her to take the...


Neighborhood House Adult Day Services: An Engaging Community Experience


Neighborhood House Adult Day Services are open Monday – Friday, 7:30 AM- 5:30 PM, and centers are located near downtown Salt Lake and Cottonwood Heights. Neighborhood House enriches, empowers and educates children and adults through quality affordable day care and support services. A sliding fee scale...


Adult Day Services Keeps Seniors Independent Longer


Adult Day Center services may be the perfect fit for you and your loved one if you are identifying that additional care is needed as independence inevitably declines. They offer necessary supervision during the day with the participant returning home, where they feel most comfortable, at the end of the...


How the Inter-Generational Campus Will Change Senior Housing


There are many changes in the realm of senior care, everything from improved rehabilitation equipment, remote-monitoring or telehealth equipment and so much more. One of the changes that has been highlighted recently is how inter-generational exchanges can have a positive effect in the senior care sector...


Four Facts About Personal Care Communities


Don’t wait until an emergency arises to discuss your future care plans. As you continue to age, your level of care increases. And, just because you’re aging doesn’t mean you should compromise your independence. Personal care communities are revolutionizing the quality of care to shed pesky stereotypes....


We’ve Started a Little Spreadsheet…


We regularly sit down in our sales office with individuals who get right to the point: “We are visiting many communities, and we’ve started a spreadsheet to compare them objectively.” Honestly, we love this approach… even if it is all wrong in the end. We love the spreadsheet because when the time comes...


Seniors and the Positive Impact of Social Media


Despite the myth that older people can’t manage technology because of cognitive deficits, seniors are flocking to social media at a rapid pace. In fact, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ (and Hangouts), Pinterest, and Instagram all note higher adoption rates among adults 65 and older ? and see seniors as their...

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