Educational Opportunities at Elderwise fall into two categories: The Elderwise Philosophy and Conscious Aging Elderwise began in 1997 with a set of new, untested ideas that rang true to us. We set about testing them in our day program. Fifteen years later, they have been….
Happy to be together…naturally. People began arriving a little before 10 am. Les came in first and focused on the table settings and where the nametags were placed, commenting with an air of expectation about the number of people who would soon be arriving. When….
Here in the Puget Sound regions and throughout the nation, we are witnessing an explosion of baby boomers reaching retirement. An increasing number of this generation will be affected by dementia and other frailties. The quality of life for these elders and their families will….
For many years, the concept of person-centered care has been generally accepted in the long term care community. This is a huge improvement over body-centered care which focused only on the physical needs of a person – their need to be bathed, fed and medically….