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How Dementia Affects Family: Navigating Changing Relationships

How Dementia Affects Family: Navigating Changing Relationships

How dementia affects family dynamics will be different for everyone.  Alzheimer's disease is a progressive,...
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The Kensington Reston & HFC Present: CareCon – Practicing Self-Care and Mindfulness for Caregivers

The Kensington Reston & HFC Present: CareCon – Practicing Self-Care and Mindfulness for Caregivers

Immediate family members often become full-time caregivers for a senior loved one — especially if a parent or spouse is...
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Seasonal Depression as a Caregiver

Seasonal Depression as a Caregiver

As a caregiver, you are familiar with the many challenges there are to caring for a senior loved one.  They will...
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Benefits of Pet Therapy for Senior Living Communities

Benefits of Pet Therapy for Senior Living Communities

Here at The Kensington, residents are not only allowed to have pets; pets are encouraged to become part of The Kensington...
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Everything You Need to Know About High Acuity Care in Assisted Living

Everything You Need to Know About High Acuity Care in Assisted Living

There are assisted living communities equipped for high acuity care. These communities offer the luxuries and comforts of...
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The Parkinson’s Communication Club and The Kensington: Vocalization and Hearing

The Parkinson’s Communication Club and The Kensington: Vocalization and Hearing

Do you or a loved one have Parkinson’s disease and struggle with communication? The Kensington Reston community hosts a...
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Caregiver Mental Health is As Important as the One Receiving Care

Caregiver Mental Health is As Important as the One Receiving Care

When someone takes on the role of caregiver for a loved one, there’s often little time to prepare. Ideally, a family...
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Positive Aging and a Message of Hope for 2021

Positive Aging and a Message of Hope for 2021

If there is an elder in your life you hold dear, then there is no doubt that 2020 brought a large dose of stress and worry....
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How to Deal with Caregiver Guilt as a Spouse

How to Deal with Caregiver Guilt as a Spouse

You want to do the right thing for your spouse, which means being there for them through sickness and in health....
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