Recently I read of a nursing home that is caring for Alzheimer’s patients with love, attention and plenty of chocolate.
Located in Phoenix AZ, Beatitudes care facility made headlines by letting love and respect for the elderly rule their care giving.
Each Alzheimer’s patient is given the freedom to eat, bath, sleep and even eat as much chocolate as he or she wants. A little ‘schnaps’ before bedtime is also given, if that is what brings comfort.
When I read about Beatitudes care home, I was impressed.
The New York Times tells the story of Alzheimer patient, 96 year old Ms. Nance, a resident of Beatitudes. Read more…
Another piece of encouraging news in regards to Alzheimer’s…
BC is on the cutting edge of Alzheimer’s research.
The University of B.C along with the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute Researchers has also been making headlines these days. Their research points to some very significant findings that could help forestall this devastating disease.