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Coronavirus: Tips for Dementia Caregivers

Posted on June 15, 2020 - The Alzheimer’s Association has added to their care tips for loved ones with dementia during the coronavirus outbreak.

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June 2020 Is Alzheimer’s & Brain Health Awareness Month

Posted on June 10, 2020 - Every year, the Alzheimer’s Association (www.alz.org) sponsors this event to remind us of steps we can take to protect our memory and to slow the progress of Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. This year, following basic brain care advice might be a bit more challenging! But this is no time to neglect our brain health regimen.

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Coronavirus isolated them in their rooms. Now, residents reconnect by spinning Elvis on the radio.

Posted on June 8, 2020 - These senior living residents are turning DJ during the lockdown! Learn more about the really cool DJs on Radio Recliner -- a pirate radio station run by real Resident DJs at senior living communities across the country, so we can stay connected while we’re confined to their rooms!

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Social Distancing Lures More Seniors Across the Digital Divide

Posted on June 3, 2020 - To find a paradox in senior well-being, we need look no further than today! We know that staying socially connected is vital for the mental health of seniors. And yet, social distancing is the key ingredient to help them avoid the coronavirus. Not long after social distancing began, we quickly saw news articles about older adults taking to Zoom, Skype, FaceTime, Facebook Messenger and other platforms to keep in touch virtually with children, grandchildren and friends. No, it’s not the same as an in-person visit and a big hug—not by a long shot. But it’s the next best thing, and it comes without the risk of infection.

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‘We Miss Them All So Much’: Grandparents Ache As The COVID Exile Grinds On

Posted on June 1, 2020 - “Of all the hardships imposed by the coronavirus pandemic, few are as poignant as the reshaping of relationships between children and the grandparents who love them.” From Kaiser Health News, a look at how grandparents are making hard choices these days.

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