New ‘Memory Farm’ Offers More Active Style of Dementia Care

When Johanna Jameson began exploring memory care as a research subject for her doctoral dissertation, she returned time and again to gaps in care service, and the difference between physical needs and cognitive ones. Jameson, a care consultant at Alzheimer’s Association out of their national office in Chicago, recognized that the care industry too often […]

Provider Boosts Memory Care Results with Focus on Routine Tasks

The demand for Alzheimer’s care has doubled in the last 20 years, and the population of those needing care is expected to nearly triple in size in the next few decades, according to data from the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC). To meet this demand, memory care providers are developing evidence-based programs […]

Movers & Shakers — People and Positions for March, Part IV

Atlanta CCRC Names New CFO, VP of Finance Lenbrook, Atlanta’s only continuing care retirement community (CCRC) to be nationally accredited by CARF-CCAC, has named Dan Dornblaser to the position of chief financial officer and vice president of finance. Lenbrook has also elected Tripp Rawls to serve on its Board of Directors. Dornblaser brings more than […]

4 Ways Memory Care Design Is Missing the Mark

Memory care construction has surged in recent years, bringing to the market both new products as well as repositioned communities that are expanding to meet the growing need for memory support services. However, despite the innovative approaches that have arisen, industry veterans say most modern memory care design principles are largely missing the mark. In […]