Animals can have a powerful impact on our day-to-day lives . . . they can have an even stronger impact in memory care.
December 10, 1927: First WSM Barn Dance Broadcast
December 10, 1927: (85 years ago today) George Hay introduce the WSM Barn Dance as The Grand Ole Opry for the first time on this d...
CarePatrol Memory Care Community
What is Memory Care? Choosing a Memory Care Community or an Alzheimers and Dementia Care Plan What is memory care? An Alzheimers & Dementia Memory Care
Why IABD, DTH and Dance/USA Teamed Up for The Equity Project
A newly launched initiative hopes to change the face of ballet, both onstage and behind the scenes. Called "The Equity Project: Increasing the Presence of Blacks in Ballet," the three-year initiative, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, is a partnership between Dance Theatre of Harlem, the In
How Brooke Burke Wound Up Hosting Dancing with the Stars
Brooke Burke tells the LadyGang the story of her audition for Dancing with the Stars! "LadyGang" is a celebrity driven podcast from the minds and mouths of K...
Sharpsburg's Dancing Gnome in running for USA Today's 10 Best New Breweries
Sharpsburg's Dancing Gnome Beer needs your vote. The hop-heavy hangout is a reader's choice contender for USA Today's 10 Best New Breweries and currently sits ...
Dancing Giants: How GE uses the memory of Thomas Edison to stay hungry
General Electric is 120 years old. As a company, it is tied into the invention of electricity itself. GE has over 300,000 employees and 2013 revenue that was greater than the GDP of New Zealand. It is the opposite of lean. It has no rights to even claim to be agile. But as Stephen Liguori, Executive Director of Global Innovation and New Models explains, a driving fixation internally over the last decade has been how to meld GE's overwhelming organizational heft with a…
How Canadian Long-Term Care Homes Are Revolutionizing Memory Care
Some Canadian long-term care providers have replaced memory care's medical model with person-centred care, which offers people with dementia tailored support in a more home-like environment. Read more about these long-term care homes and how they are revolutionizing memory care across the country.
Ask 13: What's the history of the demolished Fletcher barn?
The demolition of an old barn in the Town of Fletcher has fired up a local history buff.Local resident Michael Arrington noticed the big, old barn was coming down on Howard Gap Road, and it troubled him enough to write to Ask 13.Was the barn owned by the C
Memory Care 101
Perhaps the most frightening thing about aging is the possibility of losing our mental faculties. How many times have you heard the phrase, “They’re becoming forgetful in their old age?” In fact, “forgetfulness” might be the most common stereotype for the elderly in our society and has been for some time. Hearing that your aging grandmother had to wrap, unwrap and rewrap the same gift several times because she forgot what was in it and who it was for might make you chuckle…
Activity Tips for Memory Care Facilities
On the website Science Direct, Chinese researchers Qiu-Yue Wang and Dong-MeiLi discuss the effects of skilled art therapy upon seniors with dementia. Because the therapy doesn’t include traditional tools such as pharmaceuticals or more formal psychological techniques, this form of treatment is affordable for senior residence facilities at little additional cost. Language skills are often challenged ... Read moreActivity Tips for Memory Care Facilities
JLCCS to host school reunion April 13
James L. Collins Catholic School will host an All School Reunion From 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 13 on campus.
How to Choose a Memory Care Unit
Advice on how to choose the right care facility for a loved one with dementia.
What Is Memory Care?
What Is Memory Care? CarePatrol, Senior Care Consultant It is no surprise that as we get older, we progressively find it harder to remember things. Some
Lake Lure to host the 10th annual Dirty Dancing festival this weekend; Here are tips for the...
The festival celebrating the beloved ‘80s flick will continue through Saturday.
What is Memory Care?
What is memory care? Find out with this overview from Senior Lifestyle, and explore whether memory care is the right senior living option for your loved one.
Walk-a-thon to honor memory of Lilly and inspire future dancers
Oneida, N.Y. — To her mother, Lillyan Faith Dickerman was a little girl full of love and joy, who lit up the room like a ray of sunshine — and
How Memory Care Will Change by 2025
As people live longer lives, dementia rises exponentially, along with the need for innovative memory care services. See how memory care will change by 2025.
Why the Grand Duchess of Luxembourg Hosted a 'Reunion' for Survivors of Rape in War
"People don't want to hear about it because it's difficult … but we cannot turn away."
How to Build a Sliding Barn Door
A sliding door saves space and can add a charming rustic look to your home. Upcycle an old door from a salvage shop and the materials should cost you no more than $100!