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Dementia-friendly training comes to the workplace
July 2, 2019 - 9:00am
DULUTH — Her feet felt heavy, her hands barely usable. The room seemed dark. If people spoke, it was in mumbles. She knew there were things...
Assisted living tries virtual reality to help seniors with dementia
July 20, 2017 - 7:22pm
ORLANDO, Fla. — Black-and-white-striped angelfish glide past Mary Spencer as she scuba dives for the first time in her 84 years.
Dementia rates falling among older Americans
November 25, 2016 - 9:59am
The proportion of older Americans living with dementia fell between 2000 and 2012, according to a new study. The exact reasons for the drop aren't...
Touchmark in Bismarck, N.D., opens new memory care neighborhoods
November 23, 2016 - 11:53am
BISMARCK, N.D. — Touchmark is expanding its additional assisted living services on West Century in Bismarck to include 16 more secured memory...
Calcium supplements tied to higher dementia risk for some women
August 18, 2016 - 12:17pm
Some older women who take calcium supplements commonly recommended to ward off age-related bone damage may face an increased risk of developing...
Fargo facility offers services to people with Alzheimer's, dementia
December 8, 2014 - 9:21am
FARGO, N.D. - Maple View, a new retirement community exclusively for individuals suffering from Alzheimer's, dementia or other memory impairments,...
Hospitals have plans if a patient, family become unruly
July 23, 2014 - 8:05am
Maple View Memory Care center takes shape in Fargo
June 12, 2014 - 7:54am
FARGO, N.D. - The red-peaked building surrounded by dirt stretches along an otherwise bare chunk of 45th Street at 36th Avenue South in Fargo. Under...