Purging the Caregiver’s “House” in the New Year, Kondo-style

You may have heard about the new craze in home organization, developed by Marie Kondo, an organizing consultant and international best-selling author of “The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up”. Her book and new Netflix series are both dedicated to teaching folks how to declutter their homes, her philosophy being “keep only items that spark joy”. Read More

A Change of Perspective

Written by Dr. Charles Edwards I recently read the book entitled Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard, written by brothers Chip and Dan Heath. At first I was dismissive and (self-righteously) thought the authors should meet our Memory Center families if they wanted to catch a glimpse of people being faced with Read More

A Gift Worth Giving

This holiday season give yourself the GIFT of making the most of celebrating with your loved one with dementia.   G– Give your visitors the opportunity to spend time with your loved one by having an assigned “buddy” to guide your family member during a celebration. This is comforting, especially if the buddy uses a Read More

Looking Beyond Retirement: Planning for the 4th Quarter

Many patients are faced with a challenging transition following retirement, and planning for this inevitable time in our lives is often overlooked. While most prepare financially for retirement, and many plan for the end of their life by filling out living wills, health care power of attorney paperwork, etc., little thought is often given to Read More

Charlotte Neuroscience Foundation: Alzheimer’s Symposium Agenda

The Charlotte Neuroscience Foundation is proud to announce the program highlights for Alzheimer’s Symposium: The Challenges of Today + the Promise of Tomorrow. Join a nationally-recognized faculty for a curriculum designed to address the unique challenges presented by the Alzheimer’s patient and to explore the evolving science of prevention of this disease. Click HERE to view the program Read More

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