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Lost and Found – Reducing the Risk of Wandering with Dementia

October 17, 2022 — Of all the symptoms associated with dementia, wandering is probably the one that elicits the most fear and anxiety in the hearts of loved ones and caregivers. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, six in ten people with dementia will wander at least once and many will do so repeatedly. What causes this symptom? Are there... Read More

What’s Love Got to Do with It?

February 21, 2022 — It’s February and the stores are decked out in red love hearts. Chocolate candies are stacked ten deep in the grocery checkout aisles and restaurants are promoting their Valentine’s Day special menu. Love is in the air in all its commercial glory, beckoning us to consume in the name of love. Putting aside all the... Read More

Gathering Responsibly for the Holidays

December 13, 2021 — It’s the holiday season and all of us at HealthSense wish you and your loved ones a very happy, healthy and joyous holiday season! As we look to show our love and appreciation, spending time with others is the most precious gift we can give them. We can wrap this gift with respect and care... Read More

Finding a New Zest for Life!

August 10, 2020 — Meet Margaret: a 93 year old homemaker,  retired librarian, and widow. Margaret has always had an innate curiosity and thirst for learning; she is well traveled and well read. She loves connecting with people and has an amazing listening ability, which immediately makes others feel at ease to share their stories. Margaret lives alone, with... Read More

To Paris with Love

August 15, 2019 — The following article was written by Emily Scholler, MindSense Director.  As Molly strolled along the Seine River, memories of a long ago paramour warmed her heart, which skipped a beat as she rounded the bend – here was where they had first kissed. She turned east and began meandering through the bustling streets of Paris,... Read More

Minds Matter – Three Tips to Stay Sharp and Enhance Memory

June 15, 2019 — The following article was written by our MindSense Cognitive Specialist, Emily Scholler.  Cognitive decline is one of the things older adults fear most about getting older. Here are three suggestions to help reduce your risk and improve your odds of staying mentally sharp. Rest up! Rest is a powerful and restorative rejuvenator. During sleep your... Read More