Monthly Archives: February 2012

Coordination and Cooperation benefits Assisted Living Facilities

After several years and cooperative efforts from some of the nation’s leading voices and advocates of public health, the National Alzheimer’s Project Act (NAPA) was signed into law by President Barack Obama, January 4, 2011. This law will allow for...

Does Music Therapy Really Work?

Have you ever noticed that individuals with dementia are often times able to sing along to a familiar song even though they may have a hard time remembering daily occurrences and/or their communication may be impaired? Why is this? According...

5 tips to lead groups of cognitively impaired residents

According to Elder Care Communications, up to half of all nursing home residents have some form of dementia or cognitive impairment. We all know that cognitive and memory impairment can change how a person thinks, acts, responds and/or feels. These...