Social connections, individual preferences and strong resident councils are among the ideas for what makes a strong long-term care facility.
When I first spoke with Music & Memory founder Dan Cohen last year, he had big plans for his new program that would put iPods with personalized playlists in Alzheimer's and other dementia patients' hands. Successful is much to mild a word to describe what has happened since.
Walter Isaacson's biography of Steve Jobs has become required reading for many business managers who want to learn more about the man who built Apple. Jobs was brilliant but it can't be refuted he was also a jerk.
Who is this, and what have you done with my father? That's what I wanted to ask the last time my dad came to visit.
The popular music device known as the iPod is a great way to help trigger memories and improve functioning in people with Alzheimer's disease.