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If you and your family have ever wanted to TAKE A CRUISE together, this fall may be your time!  We are going to join other friends and families across the country who are walking this dementia journey together.  We will cruise to the Bahamas November 11-18, 2017.   ...

Our “Dementia-Friendly Communities of Northern Colorado”® volunteer initiative is officially a nonprofit organization now!   Since we started in November, 2015,  the momentum for this effort has been so positive, that we are able to partner as an “official”  501c3 corporation with other organizations in Northern...

Contented Dementia training with Penny Garner Dad was a brilliant researcher and fisherman, but he was an even better father.  So, when he shared his concern with me several years ago that his thinking was foggy,  I started to do some research of my own.  I...

The B Sharp program was featured in an article in the Huffington Post: A Colorado State University study found that the majority of dementia and Alzheimer’s participants experienced an unexpected reversal of cognitive decline from listening to classical music. While the study was limited in size, the...

What's going on here? Spring in Dementia-friendly Northern Colorado: ElderCare Resource Day included more than 40 people learning about the Contented Dementia approach to care. “Dementia-Friendly Communities of Northern Colorado” had a booth at the Fort Collins Chamber of Commerce Healthcare Summit.   National radio show, Alzheimer’s Speaks, and local...

The concept of Dementia-Friendly Communities has existed for many years in the UK and Australia. In recent years, Wisconsin and Minnesota have had several communities become dementia-friendly and both states continue with initiatives to assist more communities striving to accomplish dementia-friendly environments. Northern Colorado is...