Updated Guidance on Face Masks from the CDC

Couple Wearing Surgical Masks

Fox News reports that the CDC has expanded on their previous stance on mask wearing. Their original guidance focused on the benefit of wearing masks for those around the mask wearer—they have now updated this, saying that it is also a benefit to the person wearing a mask: “The CDC said early research supports community masking to lower virus spread,

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How Routines and Structure Helps Those Living with Dementia or Alzheimer's

Woman Holding Small Dog

Alzheimer’s or another form of a dementia diagnosis can be devastating, with uncertainty about you or your loved one’s future. Whether it’s the fear of the unknown, worry about the loss of independence, or concern with how much control one may have going forward — there are ways to help and make life easier for someone struggling with any form

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Why a Social Community is a Must for Seniors

Mother And Daughter Elbow Greeting during COVID

We all know the benefit of aging adults staying physically active, like assisting with chronic pain, helping recover from an injury, improving emotional well-being, and even delaying or preventing some illnesses. So, why do so many independent living communities and assisted living facilities place such a significant focus on social activities? Well, humans are social beings, and just because we

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