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Active Aging Week 2016

Active Aging Week is an annual health promotion event, held the last week of September, to promote the benefits of a healthy lifestyle, taking care of yourself and aging well. Organized by the International Council on Active Aging, communities feature health-promoting events held across the country. This year’s theme is “Explore the Possibilities”. Preferred Living Solutions is partnering with several businesses in the Ligon Mill Office […]

Late-stage dementia and the 5 senses

  Late-stage dementia robs people of their active roles in life. However, appealing to the 5 senses through reminiscence therapy is a way to reach beyond the disease and touch that person. You may not always see that person’s reaction, or perhaps you do, but it is for a brief moment. In that moment you […]

Assisted Living Visits for Newbies

Going to visit a family member or friend at an assisted living community? Wondering what to do or say to have a meaningful visit? Bring a small gift. Assisted living apartments and rooms are small spaces with limited flat surfaces. new door wreath that you make or buy (and offer to store their current one […]