Dementia / Alzheimer's / Memory Care

There's a new way to help stamp out Alzheimer's

There's a new way to help stamp out Alzheimer's

Whether you buy stamps at your local post office or online, you now have the opportunity to help lick dementia at the same time.

Are you ready for an Alzheimer's breakthrough?

Are you ready for an Alzheimer's breakthrough?

Some treatments for Alzheimer's may be available by 2020. If so, the U.S. healthcare system may not be prepared, according to a new study.

'Movie Moments' event aims to increase inclusivity, decrease stigma around dementia

'Movie Moments' event aims to increase inclusivity, decrease stigma around dementia

An event featuring classic movies addresses how inclusion applies to individuals living with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.

App aims to improve communication, care coordination

App aims to improve communication, care coordination

A personal experience with a relative with dementia inspired high school student Logan Wells and his family to develop an app to help improve communication and the coordination of care among professional and family caregivers.

Largest senior living providers in 2017 named by Argentum

Largest senior living providers in 2017 named by Argentum

This year's list features 115 companies with a total of almost 550,000 independent living, assisted living and memory care units.

Bill Gates sets aside $100 million for Alzheimer's research

Bill Gates sets aside $100 million for Alzheimer's research

Billionaire Bill Gates announced he will invest $50 million in the Dementia Discovery Fund. The venture capital fund links targets the disease by coordinating public and private-sector efforts.

Why design matters in memory care communities

Why design matters in memory care communities

Here are four areas of community design that can help improve the quality of life for memory care residents.

Anthem making 'good progress' on challenges, LTC CEO says

Anthem making 'good progress' on challenges, LTC CEO says

Anthem Memory Care is making "good progress" addressing financial, occupancy and staffing issues previously identified by LTC Properties, the healthcare real estate investment trust's chairman, president and CEO, Wendy Simpson, said Thursday during a third-quarter earnings call.

267 senior living communities named 'Caring Stars' for 2018

267 senior living communities named 'Caring Stars' for 2018

Caring.com is releasing its list of reviews-based honorees today, and 267 independent living communities, assisted living communities, memory care communities, care homes or skilled nursing facilities across 40 states made the cut.

Americans not prepared for Alzheimer's: poll

Americans not prepared for Alzheimer's: poll

More than half of respondents to a recent poll about Alzheimer's disease greatly underestimated the costs of long-term care.

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Dec. 6

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Milwaukee

Ovation Chai Point is providing room and board, as well as an open studio, to a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee art student as part of a university program that benefits everyone involved.