MEMORY CAMP! Susan H. McFadden, Ph.D. Professor Emerita

MEMORY CAMP! Susan H. McFadden, Ph.D. Professor Emerita, Psychology, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Volunteer, Fox Valley Memory Project   It all began with the discovery of the website for Dementia Adventure, an organization in England that organizes holidays for people living with dementia. As I scrolled through their offerings of everything from a 5-day sailing trip to a 5-day hiking holiday, as well as weekly opportunities for group strolls through parks and nature preserves, [...]

2018-08-29T13:26:39-04:00August 29th, 2018|

Building a Staff and Resident Partnership around Dementia By Elizabeth Hole

Kendal at Oberlin, a continuing care community, opened in the fall of 1993.  One of its founding principles was:   To enhance the quality of life and vitality of those we serve and to foster a sense of community, treating each person as a valued individual and in an atmosphere of mutual respect and caring.”  Values and Practices, p. 3   By the winter of 2017, our community was 24 years old with residents [...]

2018-08-12T12:07:23-04:00August 12th, 2018|