Making Communities Friendlier for Those With Dementia
That’s the goal for the ambitious Dementia Friendly America initiative
By Beth Baker for Next Avenue
Can a strong community network help ease the challenges faced by people with dementia and their families? That’s the hope of a national volunteer-driven initiative known as Dementia Friendly America
A groundbreaking study examines the health benefits of making music as we age
By Deborah Quilter for Next Avenue
Twenty years ago, when academic researcher Julene Johnson wanted to study how music might help the aging process, she couldn’t get funding. Johnson, a professor at the Institute for Health & Aging at the University of California, San Francisco,
One of the winning artists in Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor’s annual Art is Ageless® juried competition will be featured in the 2017 Art is Ageless Calendar produced by Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America.
“Woods in Winter Light,” a painting
The Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor team is going all out to double the amount of money it raises at this year’s Alzheimer’s Walk. Between bierocks, T-shirts, wine tastings and lip sync competitions, marketing director and team captain Tara Clawson
Why some are proactive, but others are afraid to be
By Juliette Fairley for Next Avenue
An increasing number of banks and credit unions are implementing fraud-prevention initiatives to prepare for the onslaught of aging Americans expected to develop Alzheimer’s disease.
They are training tellers “to flag potential suspicious behavior,