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The Senior Living Home Where Shelter Pets Get A Second Chance

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 09.11.2014 | Fifty

On a recent Thursday afternoon, human residents of a Sunrise Senior Living home in Washington, D.C. enjoyed white wine and crabcakes, while Bugsy the ...

Helping Those With Memory Loss Have a Successful Dining Experience

Rita Altman, R.N. | Posted 07.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Rita Altman, R.N.

For individuals with memory loss, mealtimes provide social engagement, sensory stimulation and enjoyment, and can add structure and routine to their day. However, mealtimes can also present some challenges for caregivers, especially as their loved ones' memory loss progresses.

Life Enrichment: Bringing Meaning, Purpose and Joy to Those With Memory Loss

Rita Altman, R.N. | Posted 05.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Rita Altman, R.N.

Recognizing that seniors with memory loss can still engage in meaningful activities not only brings them and their loved ones joy, but is also a great way to stay connected. The key is to find something that resonates with each individual and draws on their continued strengths.

How To Design Rooms For Those With Memory Loss

Rita Altman, R.N. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rita Altman, R.N.

These environmental considerations may not slow the progression of dementia or Alzheimer's disease, but they may help seniors with memory loss preserve their sense of self and purpose in life.