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Regarding Intimacy – Love in Times of Dementia

Regarding Intimacy – Love in Times of Dementia By Luciana Mitzkun PRINTABLE ARTICLE Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of progressive dementia often have a profound impact on spousal relationships. While one spouse gradually becomes a care receiver and the other a caregiver, the very nature of their bonding ties begins

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New: Art program for people with memory loss and their care partners

ART TALKS is the creative space where people affected with mild memory loss paired with their partners come together to advance memory and communication through participation in art workshops. ART TALKS stimulates communication, promotes socialization, and protects against isolation. Additionally, it provides a nurturing environment where people develop skills and

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Minimizing the Risk of Falling

We may take walking for granted, but we are not born with the ability to walk. Learning to walk requires a lot of practice, taking a long time before a child walks with confidence. Walking requires navigation skills, coordination of muscles and balance, and precise brain management of incoming and

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18th Annual Festival of Hearts

Thank you! Our many thanks to all who attended, volunteered, staffed, and donated to Friendship Center during the Festival of Hearts event! Your generosity and action will help numerous families obtain quality daycare services for their loved ones afflicted with debilitating conditions. Thank you for helping us continue to serve

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Top 5 Reasons for Choosing Adult Day Services

The U.S.population over the age of 65 has grown 3 times faster than the population under 65, with a 30-year life-expectancy increase in the past 100 years. We are living longer, but not necessarily healthier. Risks of suffering from chronic, limiting conditions such as arthritis, diabetes, osteoporosis, and dementia increase

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