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UPCOMING EVENT – Making the Move to Assisted Living

Are you experiencing difficulty managing your day-to-day activities? Are you worried about a family member who may need your assistance and support? Join us at Devon Oaks Thursday, October 26 at 6:00 pm to learn when it may be time to consider assisted living. Meet with knowledgeable professionals who can offer answers and advice. Light refreshments will be served. RSVP Read the Rest…

UPCOMING EVENT – Free Medicare Open Enrollment Counseling Devon Oaks Assisted Living

Call for appointment-no walk-in service November 7th 2017 Medicare health and drug plans change every year! Are you keeping up? Open Enrollment is Oct. 15 – Dec. 7, and it’s your time to review your coverage. Counselors from the Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP) will be here on Nov. 7th to help you review your insurance and answer Read the Rest…

UPCOMING EVENT – Free Welcome to Medicare 2017 Event – Devon Oaks

Free Welcome to Medicare 2017 Event Thursday, June 8, 2017 4:00 PM If you are a new or soon-to-be beneficiary, or have questions about coverage for yourself or a family member, come to a free Welcome to Medicare 2017 Event at Devon Oaks Assisted Living, an Eliza Jennings Community, 2345 Crocker Road in Westlake. Learn about Medicare benefits, supplemental insurance Read the Rest…

Brain cell death mechanism for stroke, Alzheimer’s identified

“Different triggers spark stroke, injuries, and neurodegenerative diseases, but the molecular chain of events responsible for brain cell death in these conditions are the same. Johns Hopkins researchers have isolated the single protein at the end of the chain that delivers the fatal blow and hacks up a cell’s DNA.” Read more of this article here

Women’s better verbal skills may mask early Alzheimer’s

“Early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease in women may be more difficult than in men because older women tend to retain better verbal memory, according to new research.” Read more of this article here

Alzheimer’s Disease, A Humanitarian Crisis That Leaves Patients Needing Asylum

“Depth of dusk, a husband and wife tend to the day’s quotidian kitchen chores. He tries to help, but, of late, the house where he’s lived with her for some 50 or more years has become an uncomfortable space. He sets down the plate he’s struggling to put away, and she is, for a moment, relieved, but then she’s not Read the Rest…

Assisted Living Providers Prepare for Rise in Dementia

“Alzheimer’s Disease Expected to Double According to the Alzheimer’s Association, the frequency of Alzheimer’s disease is expected to double by mid-century. Currently, someone is diagnosed with the disease every 66 seconds. By 2050, someone will receive an Alzheimer’s diagnosis once every 33 seconds.” Read more of this article here

When Pretend Play Is Real For Alzheimer’s Patients

“BEVERLY HILLS — Sitting beside a neatly made crib, 88-year-old Vivian Guzofsky held up a baby doll dressed in puppy dog pajamas. “Hello gorgeous,” she said, laughing. “You’re so cute.” Guzofsky, who has Alzheimer’s disease, lives on a secure memory floor of a home for seniors. Nearly every day, she visits the dolls in the home’s pretend nursery.” Read more of Read the Rest…

Doll Therapy May Help Calm People With Dementia, But It Has Critics

“Sitting beside a neatly made crib, 88-year-old Vivian Guzofsky holds up a baby doll dressed in puppy dog pajamas. “Hello gorgeous,” she says, laughing. “You’re so cute.” Guzofsky, who has Alzheimer’s disease, lives on a secure memory floor at a home for seniors in Beverly Hills, Calif.” Read more of this article here

TimeOut@UCLA – 2016 Programs of Distinction Designee

“TimeOut@UCLA trains and mobilizes undergraduate students to interact and provide companionship to elders with early-stage Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia while providing respite for family caregivers.” Read more of this article here

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UPCOMING EVENT – Making the Move to Assisted Living

Are you experiencing difficulty managing your day-to-day activities? Are you worried about a family member who may need your assistance and support? Join us at Devon Oaks Thursday, October 26 at 6:00 pm to learn when it may be time to consider assisted living. Meet with knowledgeable professionals who can offer answers and advice. Light refreshments will be served. RSVP Read the Rest…

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UPCOMING EVENT – Free Medicare Open Enrollment Counseling Devon Oaks Assisted Living

Call for appointment-no walk-in service November 7th 2017 Medicare health and drug plans change every year! Are you keeping up? Open Enrollment is Oct. 15 – Dec. 7, and it’s your time to review your coverage. Counselors from the Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP) will be here on Nov. 7th to help you review your insurance and answer Read the Rest…

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UPCOMING EVENT – Free Welcome to Medicare 2017 Event – Devon Oaks

Free Welcome to Medicare 2017 Event Thursday, June 8, 2017 4:00 PM If you are a new or soon-to-be beneficiary, or have questions about coverage for yourself or a family member, come to a free Welcome to Medicare 2017 Event at Devon Oaks Assisted Living, an Eliza Jennings Community, 2345 Crocker Road in Westlake. Learn about Medicare benefits, supplemental insurance Read the Rest…

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