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When Words Fail-Art Therapy and Alzheimer's

The exchange of information is most commonly accomplished using language but what happens when words start to fail? Those living with Alzheimer’s or dementia may find that as the disease progresses words become harder to...

Category: Avita, Dementia, STAR Program, Avita of Stroudwater, Blog

The Benefits of Blueberries for Your Memory

All Summer long we've been enjoying this tasty berry and learning as much as we can about the small super fruit with big health benefits!

Category: Blog, Memory, Dementia, Avita

Therapy Dogs Spark Joy in Seniors with Alzheimer's

In school, teachers warn us against simply memorizing information. Come test time, it will be easier to recall answers if you understand the topic; if we remember the reasoning behind what happened and why.  Memorizing can...

Category: Avita of Wells

A Day in the Life: Business Office Director

Learning for Life

Northbridge's "A Day in the Life" series offers a unique window into the lives of the dedicated and passionate associates ensuring residents live well and love life every day. 

Category: A Day in the Life, Blog, Northbridge Companies, Uncategorized

Guest Blog: Diane Atwood

Avita, what my mother called home

Diane Atwood shares her journey with Dementia and what led her and her family to Avita of Stroudwater.

Category: Blog, Northbridge Companies, Uncategorized

In Her Words: Anne's Story

Category: Avita of Newburyport, In Her Words: Candid Profiles of Strength

In Her Words: Dorothy's Story

Category: Autumn Glen, In Her Words: Candid Profiles of Strength

In Her Words: Patricia's Story

Category: Avita of Stroudwater, In Her Words: Candid Profiles of Strength

In Her Words: Ruth's Story

Category: Carriage House at Lee's Farm, In Her Words: Candid Profiles of Strength

In Her Words: Agnes's Story

Category: In Her Words: Candid Profiles of Strength