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Best Design Practices for Dementia Care Facilities

Best Design Practices for Dementia Care Facilities

Perkins Eastman Research Collaborative and the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) recently published a white paper, “Excellence in Design: Optimal Living Space for People With Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias.” The extensive report details best design practices and other considerations concerning residential care settings for individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease. Release of this report comes as incidence of Alzheimer’s disease is escalating nationwide. Currently, it is estimated that more than 5 million Americans are living with the brain disorder, and [...]

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Sensors to Monitor Older Adults’ Health

Sensors to Monitor Older Adults’ Health
Technological advances have provided medical professionals with many devices and systems to collect and analyze patients’ health information, but many of these technologies do not share data with[...]

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There’s No Place Like Home

There’s No Place Like Home
According to the AARP, 80 percent of American seniors desire to stay in their homes for the remainder of their lives. This process is known as “aging in place.” Seniors choose to age in place for[...]

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The Neighborhood You Dream About

The Neighborhood You Dream About
The Village Movement is Prompting Communities to Think about Creative Solutions for Aging in Place Imagine you are living in a community where you know your neighbors. Imagine that your patio needs[...]

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Brains in Training–NeurExpand Brain Center

Brains in Training–NeurExpand Brain Center
By Christy Brudin Memorizing facts. Taking tests. Playing games. That’s what the attendees at NeurExpand Brain Center are doing. It may sound like they are in school, but they are in fact[...]

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Real-Life Story–Buckingham’s Choice

Real-Life Story–Buckingham’s Choice
When Edith Duff and her dining companion head to the dining room to enjoy lunch at Buckingham’s Choice, a continuing care retirement community in Frederick County, Md., the other residents take[...]

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A Place to Belong–The Senior Day Center at Stella Maris

A Place to Belong–The Senior Day Center at Stella Maris
By Christy Brudin Everyone needs a place to belong—a place where they are safe and comfortable. This is true no matter how old you are, and regardless of your medical conditions or[...]

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Age in Place Village – Washington Post Article

Through a growing number of senior villages in the D.C. area, aging in place becomes easier Nationally, the number of villages registered with the network has increased from 50 in 2010 to 124 this[...]

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Study Breaks Down Aging Population’s Health Issues By Community

When it comes to health and aging, where you live matters. The study, conducted for the Tufts Health Plan Foundation, looked at nearly 100 factors that impact healthy aging for each city and town in[...]

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