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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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Color and the Healthcare Worker Uniform

I’ve received some really good questions lately about what color is ideal for dementia-friendly environments.  I think this topic makes for a really fun discussion, one that probably has no one clear answer but lots of common sense ideas.  Let’s ...

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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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