Month: September 2019

Skype Socials Offers New Opportunities to Individuals with Dementia

Every Friday, Kristy and Jayn get together for a Skype video chat. The conversation drifts easily from stories about their families to reflections on their very different upbringings, and then, always, to their mutual passion: cooking. But what makes this conversation somewhat unique is that Jayn has dementia and is living in a memory care neighborhood and… Read more

Fredericka Manor Residents Follow Family Tradition

During Ardith Eaton’s residency at Fredericka Manor, her son, Rick, looked forward to their frequent visits. Rick not only enjoyed their mother son time together, but the two often reminisced about how Rick’s grandfather fell in love with Fredericka Manor decades earlier. “Mom and I used to laugh about how during the 1970s my grandfather,… Read more

Meet England Oaks Resident Historian Alice Scarborough

England Oaks Adult Living Community resident Alice Scarborough never intended on speaking in public to people from all over the world, much less becoming the director of a major historical landmark. But from the moment she stepped foot in Kent House, almost 20 years ago, all that changed. “It just kind of took over my… Read more