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Dementia Is Not A “Memory Problem”

I recently gave a one hour presentation on dementia and never once used the word “Memory”. And it wasn’t intentional. It dawned on me after the fact… after I had discussed many of the challenges of dementia behaviors, and tips ...

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Sensory ______________ Gardens

“Sensory Gardens” across America are missing the mark. While there is a visible attempt to bring natural elements into accessible spaces for older adults and those with dementia, something is lacking from the user experience. Interactions with the natural environment should ...

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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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