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Introducing SeniorScapes, Inc.

  Hello everyone, As many of you know, I have been writing this blog for over 6 years.  It began as a home for my thoughts and ideas on Alzheimer’s and dementia, an extension of my identity as “The Dementia Queen” ...

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Are We Bubble Wrapping Our Seniors?

Too Safe For Our Own Good We’ve all heard this bubble wrapping analogy before in the context of overprotective parenting.  In an article in Psychology Today from 2013 titled, “A Nation of Wimps”, the author points out that today’s parents ...

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Reminder Rosie

As far as aging-in-place technologies go, Reminder Rosie is a pretty simple, voice-activated device that provides auditory reminders to someone with memory impairment. It can be programmed for scheduled medication or appointments reminders, or for custom messages of comfort and ...

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Designing for Dementia: The Enablement Model

Designing spaces and products for people with dementia has traditionally focused on impairment.  Protecting residents from injury was long hailed as the gold standard in dementia care.  Unfortunately, this disabilities-based approach did little to foster healthy interaction with the environment. ...

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