Art in the Park – GEM Adult Daycare

by: Gail Sonnesso, MS, QDCS, Founder and Executive Director GEM Day Services, Inc. a non-profit working to provide meaningful programs for families with their loved ones living with memory loss at home Art [...]

2017-05-29T09:28:12+00:00 March 12th, 2015|

Innovation before Medication

An older resident, (let’s call him Rafael), born in Italy, an artist, dealing with late stage dementia, losing his ability to communicate in English, reacting in unpredictable ways, such as screaming in [...]

2017-05-29T09:28:42+00:00 February 6th, 2015|

Blogging: An autobiography in progress

Saul Alinsky wrote:  “We learn, when we respect the dignity of the people, that they cannot be denied the elementary right to participate fully in the solutions to their own problems. Self-respect arises [...]

2017-05-29T09:28:49+00:00 December 19th, 2014|

Time to Get Serious

Published by Dr. Al Power, republished by permission from ChangingAging I didn’t make it to the Gerontological Society of America conference this year, but McKnight’s reported that a study was presented highlighting [...]

2017-05-29T09:28:57+00:00 December 3rd, 2014|