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For older people living with cognitive impairment and mild-to-moderate dementia, Chartwell offers a unique Memory Living Program. We sat down with Allison Schindler, Chartwell’s Director of Memory Living, to find out what makes the program special—and how it’s helping seniors and their families to enjoy a good day, every day.
Mounting research shows that staying socially engaged can benefit older adults by keeping brains working properly, and even help to prevent dementia and Alzheimer’s.* So while getting together with friends is beneficial one its own, for a fun bonus brain boost, why not add a social component to those three healthy brain habits?
Five new studies show how lifestyle prescriptions promote brain health with aging and lower dementia risk. Four key lifestyle factors – regular physical activity, mental stimulation, social engagement, and good nutrition – each help to keep your mind sharp and lower the risk of developing dementia.
Supporting and connecting meaningfully with someone living with dementia can make a vital positive difference and help overcome isolation in normal circumstances and in pandemic situations.
It’s important to challenge a common stigma, which assumes people living with Alzheimer’s disease can’t enjoy quality of life and lose all their abilities.
Common misconceptions about Alzheimer’s disease stand in the way of understanding the disease and helping those affected.
If you have a loved one who is living with dementia, you may be exploring options to get them the support they need to live safely and with the quality of life they deserve. There are different support options available across Canada.
Did you know that April is Parkinson's Awareness Month? It is an initiative created by the Parkinson's Disease Foundation that generates att ...
The beginning stages of Alzheimer's disease marks a distinct time in your loved one's life, and can pose significant changes for the entire ...
Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia takes dedication, love and patience. Seniors living with dementia can ha ...
Although caring for an aging loved one is a selfless act that demonstrates love, dedication and patience, the responsibility can become over ...
January is a time of new beginnings. It's also a great time to help those in need, according to Chartwell Belcourt Retirement Residence . Th ...

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