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Scouts Bring Back Joy of Musical Memories

October 12, 2017 — Reprinted with permission of Mt. Olive Chronicle Mount Olive TWP. – The elderly woman with dementia had no problems remembering her younger days when she heard the crooning of Frank Sinatra on the CD. And there was the man, in his 80s, whose memory is failing, but who tapped his toes and sang to tunes... Read More

Special Care for “Special K”

October 1, 2017 — We took care of Kay for three years.  We nicknamed her “Special K,” because she became so special to us.  Kay was in her early 80’s when we first met, and her memory was beginning to slip.  She was not taking her medication properly, an error that was caught by her pharmacist when she returned... Read More

Can Alternative Health Practices Prevent or Treat Alzheimer’s Disease?

May 5, 2017 — Many people, particularly older individuals, worry about forgetfulness and whether it is the first sign of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. In fact, forgetfulness has many causes. It can also be a normal part of aging, or related to various treatable health issues or to emotional problems, such as stress, anxiety or depression. Although no treatment... Read More