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Spring Village at Dover Welcomes Visitors: Here's How

   Three months ago, assisted living communities were instructed to lock their doors to visitors. For a gentleman who ate lunch with his wife every day, a son who stopped by to visit Mom on Sundays, or a daughter who visited Dad on Tuesdays...

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Moving to Assisted Living During a Pandemic

   There does not seem to be any part of our daily lives that have not been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. And, for some of us what was happening in our life before Covid-19 appeared has not suddenly stopped. The effects of the pandemic...

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Coping with the Stress of Covid-19

Social distancing, isolation, quarantine, empty store shelves, a constant barrage of information - this is a particularly stressful time for our whole country. The frustration of not being able to engage in your regular routine; the anxiety produced...

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Spring Village at Dover - Now Open

  The team at Spring Village at Dover is thrilled to announce that on Friday, March 13, 2020, we received our license and can now welcome residents into our community. We have planned, prepared, and practiced for this moment for nearly a...

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Understanding Advanced Directives

Every one of us should have advanced directives as soon as our parents are no longer able to legally make medical decisions for us at the age of 18. Life is fickle and we never know what may happen. Yet, an article in NH Magazine by Karen A. Jamrog...

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Dementia and Winter Safety

Many of the following winter safety tips are good advice for anyone during the cold winter months. However, as we grow older our bodies respond differently to the cold weather making us more vulnerable; and living with dementia can further complicate...

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Home for the Holidays? An Opportunity to Notice Subtle Changes

October may be a bit early to be thinking about turkey and stuffing and Christmas presents. However, it’s never too early to prepare for a visit to your older loved ones. Learning what to look for that may warrant further inquiry is important....

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What to Expect from Assisted Living Specializing in Memory Care

It’s time. The difficult decision to begin the search for assisted living has been made and now you are faced with the task of finding the right place for your loved one. What can you expect to find in your search? What are the needs of your...

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The Why and How of Dementia Caregiver Support Groups

The Alzheimer’s Association has released new statistics for 2019 reporting that over 16 million Americans provide unpaid care to people living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. These caregivers provide 18.5 billion hours of...

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The Montessori Method and Dementia Care

Maria Montessori was one of Italy’s first female physicians. In 1907, she designed a new type of school program for challenging students who were thought of as unteachable. Most of these students came from poor backgrounds and lived in...

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