What seems like a memory issue may be a hearing issue instead

Laura Voegeli - Friday, May 24, 2019

What seems like a memory issue may be a hearing issue instead Lois A. Bowers (https://www.mcknightsseniorliving.com/author/lois-bowers/) January 24, 2019 Senior living residents wondering whether they are experiencing early symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease may want to sc read more...

A lighter approach to address wandering

Laura Voegeli - Monday, May 20, 2019

January 24, 2019 Nursing home takes lighter approach to address wandering Marty Stempniak (https://www.mcknights.com/author/marty-stempniak/) With a high number of dementia patients in its long-term care wing — and problems with them wandering  read more...

Toy Story: What Happens When Those with Dementia Engage with a Robotic Stuffed Animal?

Laura Voegeli - Saturday, May 18, 2019

Toy Story: What Happens When Those with Dementia Engage with a Robotic Stuffed Animal? By Roscoe Nicholson, Feb 5, 2018Categories: Aging & Wellness (https://www.matherlifewaysinstituteonaging.com/category/aging-wellness/) Robotic technology has been employed in a variet read more...

Giving Back through a Charitable Gift Annuity

Laura Voegeli - Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Giving Back through a Charitable Gift Annuity From a young age, Nedra Starkey knew she wanted to be involved in ministry and giving back to others. As a student at Southwestern College in Winfield, KS, Nedra wanted to go to the mission field. Her junior year, she met the love of  read more...

Nursing Home Compare revisions deserve only 2 stars

Laura Voegeli - Tuesday, May 14, 2019

May 13, 2019 Nursing Home Compare revisions deserve only 2 stars Steven Littlehale (https://www.mcknights.com/author/steven-littlehale/) The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released improvements to Nursing Home Compare (https://www read more...

Adapting Activities for People with Alzheimer's Disease

Laura Voegeli - Saturday, May 11, 2019

Adapting Activities for People with Alzheimer's Disease Doing things we enjoy gives us pleasure and adds meaning to our lives. People with Alzheimer's disease (https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/what-alzheimers-disease) need to be active and do things they enjoy. However, don't expect to read more...

TRENDING NOW: Older Adults Are Learning to Age Well from Podcasts

Laura Voegeli - Wednesday, May 08, 2019

TRENDING NOW: Older Adults Are Learning to Age Well from Podcasts By Ajla Basic, Nov 29, 2018Categories: Technology (https://www.matherlifewaysinstituteonaging.com/category/technology/) Older adults have access to a new medium for information and directed activities to help read more...

Dementia Rehabilitation

Laura Voegeli - Friday, May 03, 2019

Dementia May Never Improve, but Many Patients Still Can Learn In “cognitive rehabilitation,” therapists train patients in simple tasks that can make daily life much easier. By Paula Span (https://www.nytimes.com/by/paula-span) Jan. 4, 2019 He was a retir read more...


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