Dementia / Alzheimer's / Memory Care
Brookdale Senior Living employees, residents, family members and business partners raised more than $2 million for Alzheimer's disease in 2016, the third consecutive year they've generated more than $1 million in donations, according to the company.
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Senior living construction and renovation projects, especially in assisted living and memory care, are on the rise, whereas efforts to buy or sell existing properties have waned, according to the findings of a new survey by Lancaster Pollard released Tuesday.
Sens. Susan Collins (R-ME) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and 10 other senators, in a bipartisan letter Friday, urged President Donald Trump to increase current funding for Alzheimer's disease research in his fiscal year 2018 budget request.
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For many residents, getting into and out of bathtubs can be fraught with danger. Fortunately, advancements in product design and workplace solutions make the transition less problematic.
As demand escalates for memory support services in the senior living sector, operators are finding that effective engagement combines high touch and high tech.
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Playing games, making crafts, using a computer and engaging in social activities can help older adults decrease the risk of developing mild cognitive impairment, according to research published Monday.
Those who care for residents with Alzheimer's disease every day shouldn't expect many surprises from a new PBS documentary, "Alzheimer's: Every Minute Counts." But you still may wish to see it.