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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 needs. Evelyn Brouse knows this simple truth well. She spent nearly three years searching for a place for her husband Robert (Bob) Brouse to belong. Struggling with early onset dementia, Bob needed constant care and supervision; he also needed stimulating activities and companionship. As his full-time caregiver, Evelyn [...]

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People on the Move – Alzheimer’s Family Day Center has a new name

We have a new name! Alzheimer’s Family Day Center will soon be… Insight Memory Care Center So why change our name? This is not something we took lightly, or did overnight. It was an involved[...]

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People on the Move – Almost Family Announces Senior Management Promotions

Almost Family, Inc.  , a leading regional provider of home health nursing services and personal care  services, announced today that the Board of Directors has promoted Steve Guenthner to President[...]

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A Taste of the Arts at Alzheimer’s Family Day Center

On September 23, 2011, Alzheimer's Family Day Center will be hosting a fun evening of dinner and dancing at Westwood Country Club in Vienna, VA. The Center provides a wide range of services for people[...]

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A Family’s Devotion

A Family’s Devotion
When the term caregiver is used, the typical assumption is that it is an adult child caring for an elderly loved one. What Brenda Fiorini's parents prove, however, is that roles do not always reverse,[...]

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A Volunteer Recognized

A Volunteer Recognized
In early May, The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) and MetLife Foundation honored recipients of the 2008 MetLife Foundation Older Volunteers Enrich America Awards. The program, now[...]

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A Caregiver in Two Ways

A Caregiver in Two Ways
Taking care of loved ones can be stressful, time-consuming and overwhelming. Knowing that they are being taken care of can provide peace of mind that is invaluable to any caregiver, and that is[...]

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Senior Care: The Days Keep Getting Better

Senior Care: The Days Keep Getting Better
Although reasoning may vary, several people are choosing to take on roles similar to that of Kristen Gause. When her grandmother, Elinetta Keifer was staying in an assisted living facility in Texas,[...]

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Support for Caregivers

Support for Caregivers
My husband, Cleo, was diagnosed with Alzheimer's five years ago. I retired in 2001 to stay home and take care of him. I did this constantly for 10 months. I felt like I should be the one to care[...]

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