Part I: Adult Education in the Assisted and Independent Living Context

Every person on earth is born with a desire to learn. The learning process happens naturally within a social context and learning is an experiential process as well as a cognitive process. There are some important differences between the way children might be educated and the way that adult learners respond best to education. The principles of adult learning and education have important implications for individuals living in elder care or memory care communities.

2020-10-26T18:57:17+00:00

6 Ways to Keep Your Brain Sharp: Exercises to Help Slow Alzheimer’s Disease

Research says one of the best things you can do to delay or slow down the progression of Alzheimer’s disease is to keep your mind active.  Mental activity in the form of puzzles, riddles, learning languages, or taking [...]

2020-08-14T03:37:55+00:00

When Children Parent: Caring for a Parent with Alzheimer’s Disease

Parenting takes on a multitude of forms.  It looks like late nights rocking fussy babies and endless meals cooked, modified, and thrown away.  Parenting looks like feeling crazy love and crazy annoyance all wrapped up in one.  It [...]

2020-05-09T02:14:46+00:00

When Children Parent: Caring for a Parent with Alzheimer’s Disease

Parenting takes on a multitude of forms.  It looks like late nights rocking fussy babies and endless meals cooked, modified, and thrown away.  Parenting looks like feeling crazy love and crazy annoyance all wrapped up in one. It [...]

2020-01-14T23:55:05+00:00