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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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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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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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