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Thursday, August 22, 2019

After the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease: So what now!!

By Micha Shalev, Co-owner of The Oasis at Dodge Park, Dodge Park Rest Home and The Adult Day Club at Dodge Park “Are you kidding...

Why worry?

  By Marianne Delorey, Ph.D., Executive Director, Colony Retirement Homes “When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man...

I have been an imposter

By Marianne Delorey, Ph.D., Executive Director, Colony Retirement Homes   For years now, I’ve been writing about aging, but I was in my 40s.  I know...

Safety monitoring of a loved one diagnosed with dementia

By Micha Shalev, Co-owner of The Oasis at Dodge Park We get news every day of remarkable developments in the tech world that claim to...

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

  Submitted by the Alzheimer’s Association, Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month and the Alzheimer’s Association® needs you to help raise awareness...

‘Mom, do you know my name?’

By Janice Elizabeth Berte It all started out so innocently when I visited my mother years ago, and I would notice that asking her basic...

Moving into a long term care facility

By Micha Shalev MHA CDP CDCM CADDCT Part one of this series appeared in the April issue of the Fifty Plus Advocate. Part three will...

The journey to…and back…from grief

By Marianne Delorey “I sat with my anger long enough until she told me her real name was grief.” – Author unknown. My mother went to...

Moving into a long term care facility

Part one of a three part series  By Micha Shalev   Most of us dread the thought of permanently moving a loved one into a skilled...

Dementia as a global epidemic

By Micha Shalev Dementia is a mental state used to denote severe cognitive impairment which impacts daily activities and life. Alzheimer’s disease is one of...