Regular Contributors Bob Larkin
President, Senior Living Residences
Dr. Robert A. Stern
Director, Boston University School of Medicine's Alzheimer’s Disease Center Clinical Core
Corporate Director of Dining Experience, Senior Living Residences
Nancy Emerson Lombardo, Ph.D.
Adjunct Research Assistant Professor Neurology, Boston University, School of Medicine; "Memory Nutrition" Advisor to Senior Living Residences
Guest Contributors Todd C. Ratner, Esq
Estate-Planning, Business, and Real-Estate Attorney, Bacon Wilson
Mark H. Friedman
Owner Senior Helpers Northeastern Massachusetts
Owner Vareika Yoga, National Fitness and Yoga Examiner
Posts by Erin Whalen
Posted on February 8, 2012 | No CommentsYesterday, the Obama administration announced new efforts in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease, committing to: -immediately making an additional $50 million available to Alzheimer’s research -boosting Alzheimer’s funding for the...
Posted on February 1, 2012 | No CommentsThe Heart and Brain – What’s Good for One is Good for the Other February is Heart Month. Why am I highlighting Heart Month when this blog is about Alzheimer’s? Because...
Posted on December 21, 2011 | No CommentsThough the holidays can be full of cheer and traditional family celebrations, all this cherished fun and activity can actually be overwhelming for people with dementia. Even individuals with mild...
Posted on December 15, 2011 | No CommentsIndividuals with memory loss living in Senior Living Residences’ Compass Memory Support programs continue to be involved in life long learning through the Reconnections program. This month, the residents of...
Posted on December 4, 2011 | No CommentsEmbarking on a research study with the Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center to look at the effects of music on memory and quality of life measures has been a major...
Posted on November 20, 2011 | No CommentsIndividuals with memory loss living in Senior Living Residences’ Compass Memory Support programs continue to be involved in life long learning through the Reconnections program. This month, the residents of...
Posted on November 15, 2011 | No CommentsAlzheimer’s disease impacts an individuals’ ability to communicate with others, but certainly not the need for or desire for connection and conversation. Research shows that the desire to connect with...
Posted on November 3, 2011 | No CommentsThe Author Reads Excerpts from her book at the Hopkinton Senior Center in Hopkinton, MA on November 7th at 2 pm. Susan Rava calls her book Swimming Solo a “support-group-in-a-book”...
Posted on November 2, 2011 | 1 CommentAs Alzheimer’s Awareness month begins, it’s important to consider the thoughts and feelings of the individual with the disease including their needs and desires. A study from the United Kingdoms’...
Posted on October 28, 2011 | No CommentsSenior Living Residences’ Compass Memory Support is committed to supporting research towards enhanced understanding about Alzheimer’s disease today and the eventual treatment and cure for the disease. Committed to being...