Sodalis Assisted Living & Memory Care Blog

We share inspiring and interesting information about aging, caregiving and dementia.  This is also a great place to get a feel for what is happening in Sodalis communities. Read about daily life, special events and what makes us special!

Alzheimer’s Treatment: An update on recent developments

CBS This Morning (1-4-2013) hosted a guest expert for a brief discussion on the outlook for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Jon LaPook, CBS correspondent, and Harvard Professor of Neurology, Dr Rudolph Tanzi, Director of the Genetics and Aging Research Unit at the Massachusetts General Hospital, reflect on the British response to the growing threat of Alzheimer’s reflected in…

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Empathy Growth in Alzheimer’s Patients

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Anyone who has experience with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia knows that these illnesses are multi-faceted. Many in the general public think of confusion, memory loss and problems with language as the hallmarks of these diseases. Those who are better acquainted with dementia know that there are profound emotional consequences to dementia related illnesses….

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Michelle Norlin awarded for Distinguished Service

Distinguished Service Award Recipient – Michelle Norlin Michelle Norlin, RN, Assistant Director of Clinical Health and Wellness received the 2013 Distinguished Service Award for the amazing way she serves the residents of Sodalis Elder Living.  The family member of one of our residents recently summed up Michelle’s contributions saying, “Michelle embodies what true service is…

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Social Media has risks as well as benefits for caregivers

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Caregiving professionals hold information about those in our care in a sacred trust. The Law has established regulations to protect the privacy and security of health related information and we receive education to make us mindful of this trust. Unfortunately, this same respect for privacy of individuals doesn’t always extent to well meaning friends and family…

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