Elder Care

Monika Scott and I have been discussing elder care including memory care, Alzheimer’s and the need for a better social safety net in the U.S.  Hello I am Monika, and I am currently working as an intern at Mercy Retirement Center in Oakland California.   Mercy is an assisted living and care center.  Mercy has a memory care unit  and I have learned about several techniques working with dementia residents. One is the ability for music to assist a resident to perform primary functions such as walking resident.  Music has been found to improve the communication between both hemispheres of the brain.

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One Response to Elder Care

  1. Here’s a video of a senior who feels seniors have been put at the bottom of the list.


    I’m glad this man expresses himself so well. Depending on health issues and the older people are, the less well they can speak up for themselves.

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