New Tool Aims to Simplify Finding Senior Care

Can technology assist in the search for quality senior care? Apps such as Seniorly simplify the process by making it easy to book a short-term stay in an assisted living community.

https://ww2.kqed.org/news/2016/09/12/new-tool-aims-to-simplify-finding-senior-care/

Art Projects support Intercultural Awareness Program at Senior Residence in Munich, Germany

Around the world, artists are creating exhibitions that have the potential to make a real difference in the lives of seniors. Projects such as this one at a facility in Germany can evoke stories from the past and spark communication among seniors.

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/art-projects-support-intercultural-awareness-program-senior-h%C3%A4rteis

4 Ways Video Games Are Good For You

Pass the controller to Grandma! Studies have shown video games stimulate the minds of seniors and can improve their overall health and longevity. Better cognitive function, memory, and balance are just a few benefits of playing video games for older adults.

http://www.everydayhealth.com/senior-health/can-video-games-keep-you-vital.aspx

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St. Peters Memory Care Grand Opening!

The Javelin Group is pleased to announce the opening of The Villages of St. Peters Memory Care in St. Louis, MO!

We celebrated this Oct. 8 with a Cardinals-themed event, complete with baseball paraphernalia, a live swing band, and even Fredbird himself:

With your help, we are proud and thankful to have been able to play a part in raising $55,000 for the Alzheimer’s Association. A huge thank you to all who joined us for this occasion!

 

2015 Walk to End Alzheimer’s

The Javelin Group is proud to participate in the Alzheimer’s Association’s 2015 Walk to End Alzheimer’s in St. Charles, Missouri. Visit the link below to donate to the cause or to get more information about this exciting event!

http://act.alz.org/goto/javgrp

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What to Ask and Look for When Touring a Senior Living Facility

Knowing how to evaluate a senior living community can be challenging. These tips on questions to ask and areas to explore during a tour of a facility can help you find the right fit for you or your loved one.

http://www.seniorlifestyle.com/ask-look-touring-senior-living-community/

 

10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

Catching Alzheimer’s early can lead to greater success in treating this condition. This guide on the most common symptoms of Alzheimer’s helps to differentiate between typical age-related memory loss and signs of dementia.

http://alz.org/alzheimers_disease_10_signs_of_alzheimers.asp