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Forestdale Park Brings Dementia Education to Melrose Masonic Lodge

Pam Maloney Pictured above from left to right: District Deputy Grand Master Sergio R. De Assis; Forestdale Park’s Executive Director, Terri Guenard; Forestdale Park’s Director of Community Relations, Sarah Starkweather; Forestdale Park’s Director of Dining, Jeff Fowler; and former District Deputy Grand… Read more

MCPHS Students Participate in SLR’s Dementia Sensitivity Training

Sarah Georges WORCESTER, MA — On February 28th, 50 students from the pharmacy and physical therapy programs at MCPHS University (Worcester Campus) participated in an interactive Dementia Sensitivity Training, created and facilitated by Senior Living Residences (SLR), an assisted living management firm… Read more

New Bill Requires Medical Professionals be Trained in Dementia

Sarah Georges Beth Cardillo Discusses New Bill Requiring Medical Professionals to be Trained in Alzheimer’s & Related Dementias A new state law will change the way Alzheimer’s and dementia patients are treated. The law, signed by Governor Baker, will require changes to… Read more

Dementia Friendly Initiative Wins Communicator Award

Sarah Georges Senior Living Residences Recognized in the 24th Annual Communicator Awards The winners of the 24th Annual Communicator Awards have officially been announced by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts. Senior Living Residences (SLR) has been given a Silver Award… Read more

Memory Cafe to Come to Milton

Sarah Georges Standish Village Assisted Living and Compass Memory Support, located in Dorchester’s Lower Mills, has partnered with the Milton Council on Aging to create a new memory café. The Milton Memory Café will provide those living with memory loss or dementia… Read more

Public Education, Communication & Technology Awards

Pam Maloney Senior Living Residences is widely seen as an experienced and influential leader in the senior living industry and has often been recognized for its innovation and dedication to resident quality of life. Here are some of our recent awards: Dementia… Read more

Cornerstone Helps First Responders Become Dementia Friendly

Sarah Georges Cornerstone Assisted Living Brings Dementia Friendly Training Program to Hampton Area’s First Responders Cornerstone at Hampton believes it’s time for a better understanding of dementia and has been offering comprehensive Dementia Awareness trainings to first responders in the Hampton area.… Read more

Additions to Dementia Friendly Westfield Program

Sarah Georges Beth Cardillo and Julie Waniewski explain what is new with Armbrook Village’s Dementia Friendly Westfield Program including a Monthly Caregiver Support Group, Westfield’s only public Memory Cafe, and a Choral Group for those with Alzheimer’s and related dementias.… Read more

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