Around the World in Eldercare: Alzheimer’s Care in the Netherlands

The location: Weesp, the Netherlands, where a 23-unit community for people with Alzheimer’s and dementia opened its doors last spring. It’s called the Hogewey complex, and it offers an unrestrained approach to care.

Writer John Tagliabue tells us ...

 
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Complex Care? If It Means No Nursing Homes, Families Are In

The results of a new report from AARP (as shared by Senior Housing News) indicate that families are willing to carry out complicated care tasks if it means avoiding placement in nursing homes or even assisted living communities.

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New Affordable Senior Housing Complex in California Emphasizes Arts

This news article from the Long Beach Business Journal proves that affordable senior housing is possible, and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring.

Introducing the Long Beach Senior Arts Colony: a 200-unit complex for seniors that offers ...

 
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#ElderCareChat 6/6/12 Recap: Complex Caregiving Conversations

Caring for an elder you love -- be it a grandparent, parent, friend, spouse, or sibling -- inevitably prompts the need for complex conversations you’d probably rather avoid...

Do you want extraordinary measures to be taken?
You need help ...

 
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#ElderCareChat to Cover Complex Senior Care Conversations

As parents you may have dreaded having the “birds and bees” discussion with your children, but that probably seems a lot better than having to tell Dad that he needs to consider assisted living care for Mom because the strain ...

 
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Mature Advertising with Heart, Substance & Humor

Finally – an advertisement featuring older adults that is funny, inspiring, smart, sad, and honest:

Three cheers to TC Bank of Taiwan for this beautiful portrayal of the complex realities that comprise the aging experience. Packed into just 3 minutes and 11 seconds, viewers enter a world where the pain of loss, the challenge of a difficult diagnosis, the pangs of loneliness, and a wrestling with questions about the meaning of life face ...

 
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