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How to Care for Someone with Dementia and Embrace a Positive Approach to Care

How to Care for Someone with Dementia and Embrace a Positive Approach to Care

Stroke: Risk Factors, Treatment, Prevention & Recovery

Stroke: Risk Factors, Treatment, Prevention & Recovery

Caring for a Loved One with Memory Loss? Join Our Summer Club Memory Cafe

Caring for a Loved One with Memory Loss? Join Our Summer Club Memory Cafe

LGBTQ+ Caregiver Journeys, In Partnership with AlzAuthors

LGBTQ+ Caregiver Journeys, In Partnership with AlzAuthors

Decluttering for Your Aging Loved One: Creating a Safe Environment

Decluttering for Your Aging Loved One: Creating a Safe Environment

Nourishing the Golden Years: A Guide to Nutrition as We Age

Nourishing the Golden Years: A Guide to Nutrition as We Age

Lewy Body Dementia, Parkinson’s & Alzheimer’s : Similarities and Differences

Lewy Body Dementia, Parkinson’s & Alzheimer’s : Similarities and Differences

Dementia & Unacknowledged Grief: A Guide to Caring for the Family Caregiver

Dementia & Unacknowledged Grief: A Guide to Caring for the Family Caregiver

New Year’s Resolution: Protecting & Improving My Brain Health

New Year’s Resolution: Protecting & Improving My Brain Health

Navigating the Holidays with Your Loved One with Dementia

Navigating the Holidays with Your Loved One with Dementia

Legal Planning Essentials When a Loved One Has Dementia

Legal Planning Essentials When a Loved One Has Dementia

Home for the Holidays: Healthy Recipes for Happy Gatherings

Home for the Holidays: Healthy Recipes for Happy Gatherings

Kensington Holiday Book Club: Wisdom & Insight from Authors Living with Dementia

Kensington Holiday Book Club: Wisdom & Insight from Authors Living with Dementia

Care.Cure.Prevent.

Care.Cure.Prevent.

Know Your Genes: Empowering Families to Better Understand Risk & Management of Genetic Conditions

Know Your Genes: Empowering Families to Better Understand Risk & Management of Genetic Conditions

Early Detection of Alzheimer’s & The Promise of New Treatments

Early Detection of Alzheimer’s & The Promise of New Treatments

Living Stronger, Living Longer: Your Guide to the Dos & Don’ts of Healthy Aging

Living Stronger, Living Longer: Your Guide to the Dos & Don’ts of Healthy Aging

Exploring the New FDA-Approved Treatment for Dementia: How Can Leqembi Help My Loved One?

Exploring the New FDA-Approved Treatment for Dementia: How Can Leqembi Help My Loved One?

Ready. Set. Summer! Kensington Caregiver Support Series

Ready. Set. Summer! Kensington Caregiver Support Series

Know Your Genes: How Family History Affects Brain Health

Know Your Genes: How Family History Affects Brain Health

Easing the Challenges of Living with Dementia: How Palliative Care & Hospice Can Improve Quality of Life

Easing the Challenges of Living with Dementia: How Palliative Care & Hospice Can Improve Quality of Life

Understanding Lewy Body Dementia with The Lewy Body Dementia Association

Understanding Lewy Body Dementia with The Lewy Body Dementia Association

Financial Safety of an Aging Loved One with WayWiser- Part I & II

Financial Safety of an Aging Loved One with WayWiser- Part I & II

A Spring In Your Step: Revitalizing Hip, Knee & Joint Health

A Spring In Your Step: Revitalizing Hip, Knee & Joint Health

Breakthrough Innovations in Parkinson’s Treatment with Cedars-Sinai & UCLA

Breakthrough Innovations in Parkinson’s Treatment with Cedars-Sinai & UCLA

The Latest & Greatest in the Race for an Alzheimer’s Cure

The Latest & Greatest in the Race for an Alzheimer’s Cure

The Sandwich Generation Squeeze

The Sandwich Generation Squeeze

The Great 8 Communication Tips: Conversing with Your Loved One with Dementia

The Great 8 Communication Tips: Conversing with Your Loved One with Dementia

The Kensington Reston Presents: Brain Health and The MIND Diet With Chef Annie Fenn, MD

The Kensington Reston Presents: Brain Health and The MIND Diet With Chef Annie Fenn, MD

The MIND Diet: Nourish Your Brain with Chef Annie Fenn, MD

The MIND Diet: Nourish Your Brain with Chef Annie Fenn, MD

Dementia & Menopause: What’s the Connection?

Dementia & Menopause: What’s the Connection?

Prevention & Early Detection of Dementia: Building Your Cognitive Reserve

Prevention & Early Detection of Dementia: Building Your Cognitive Reserve

The Benefits of Low-Dose CBD for Our Aging Population: A Case Series 

The Benefits of Low-Dose CBD for Our Aging Population: A Case Series 

A Conversation on Alzheimer’s Disease: Where We Are and Where We’re Headed

A Conversation on Alzheimer’s Disease: Where We Are and Where We’re Headed

The Myths & Truths of Aging: Be Well in 2023

The Myths & Truths of Aging: Be Well in 2023

Brain Health as You Age: New Year, New Tools for Cognitive Wellness

Brain Health as You Age: New Year, New Tools for Cognitive Wellness

Navigating the Holidays with Your Loved One with Dementia

Navigating the Holidays with Your Loved One with Dementia

‘Tis the Season to Slow Down: A Self-Love Workshop on Caring for the Caregiver

‘Tis the Season to Slow Down: A Self-Love Workshop on Caring for the Caregiver

Let Kensington Senior Living & AlzAuthors Light Your Way This Holiday Season: Caregiver Reads From Every Genre to Support Your Journey

Let Kensington Senior Living & AlzAuthors Light Your Way This Holiday Season: Caregiver Reads From Every Genre to Support Your Journey

How to Prepare for Long-Term Care: Protecting Your Assets from Probate with Evan Farr, Certified Elder Law Attorney

How to Prepare for Long-Term Care: Protecting Your Assets from Probate with Evan Farr, Certified Elder Law Attorney

Care. Cure. Prevent.

Care. Cure. Prevent.

The Neurobiology of Change: A Caregiver’s Guide to Understanding Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia

The Neurobiology of Change: A Caregiver’s Guide to Understanding Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia

Hope for Parkinson’s: A Conversation with Leading Inova Movement Disorders Specialists

Hope for Parkinson’s: A Conversation with Leading Inova Movement Disorders Specialists

It Takes a Village! Join Ours at The Kensington Reston & Build Your Forever Career

It Takes a Village! Join Ours at The Kensington Reston & Build Your Forever Career

A Conversation With Patti Davis, Daughter of President Ronald Reagan

A Conversation With Patti Davis, Daughter of President Ronald Reagan

Brain Health Begins in the Kitchen: Caregiver Cooking Classes with Chef Annie Fenn, MD – Part I & II

Brain Health Begins in the Kitchen: Caregiver Cooking Classes with Chef Annie Fenn, MD – Part I & II

Everything You Need to Know About Stroke & Recovery – Part I & II

Everything You Need to Know About Stroke & Recovery – Part I & II

On the Same Page: A Collection of Stories to Support You on Your Caregiving Journey

On the Same Page: A Collection of Stories to Support You on Your Caregiving Journey

Fall in Love with Senior Living Part II: Finding Passion, Purpose & Possibility in Your Career

Fall in Love with Senior Living Part II: Finding Passion, Purpose & Possibility in Your Career

The Kensington Caregiver Awakening Project: Shifting from Surviving to Thriving as a Caregiver- Part I & II

The Kensington Caregiver Awakening Project: Shifting from Surviving to Thriving as a Caregiver- Part I & II

The Rollercoaster of Caregiving, Part II: Navigating the Ups and Downs During COVID-19

The Rollercoaster of Caregiving, Part II: Navigating the Ups and Downs During COVID-19

Fall in Love with Senior Living Part I: Finding Passion, Purpose & Possibility in Your Career

Fall in Love with Senior Living Part I: Finding Passion, Purpose & Possibility in Your Career

CBD & Its Impact on Seniors: The Benefits of Using CBD as a Holistic Approach to Care

CBD & Its Impact on Seniors: The Benefits of Using CBD as a Holistic Approach to Care

Caregiving Coast to Coast- Part I & II

Caregiving Coast to Coast- Part I & II

The Rollercoaster of Caregiving: Navigating the Ups and Downs During COVID-19- Part I

The Rollercoaster of Caregiving: Navigating the Ups and Downs During COVID-19- Part I

Parkinson’s & Cognition with Dr. Sean Rogers

Parkinson’s & Cognition with Dr. Sean Rogers

Purposeful Gifts For Your Loved One In An Assisted Living and Memory Care Community

Purposeful Gifts For Your Loved One In An Assisted Living and Memory Care Community

Resilience, Hope & Renewal: 12 Must-Read Books Throughout the Holiday Season

Resilience, Hope & Renewal: 12 Must-Read Books Throughout the Holiday Season

Care.Cure.Prevent.

Care.Cure.Prevent.

KENSINGTON COOK OFF WITH THE SHERZAIS

KENSINGTON COOK OFF WITH THE SHERZAIS

Do You Or Your Loved One Have The Medicare Coverage You Need For 2022?

Do You Or Your Loved One Have The Medicare Coverage You Need For 2022?

Eat Well=Be Well

Eat Well=Be Well

Dementia, Parkinson’s & Stroke: Breaking Down Brain Disease Through Myths vs. Facts

Dementia, Parkinson’s & Stroke: Breaking Down Brain Disease Through Myths vs. Facts

Positive Approach to Caregiving: Learn Tools for a More Productive Caregiving Experience

Positive Approach to Caregiving: Learn Tools for a More Productive Caregiving Experience

How To Keep Your Sanity When Moving to an Assisted Living Community

How To Keep Your Sanity When Moving to an Assisted Living Community

Dementia & Depression: There is Help Out There

Dementia & Depression: There is Help Out There

Difficult Dementia Conversations with the Alzheimer’s Association of Northern California

Difficult Dementia Conversations with the Alzheimer’s Association of Northern California

HealthPRO Heritage and The Kensington Reston: Exceptional Rehabilitation in Memory Care

HealthPRO Heritage and The Kensington Reston: Exceptional Rehabilitation in Memory Care

The Healthy Minds Initiative

The Healthy Minds Initiative

Thinking About A Move? A Panel of Experts on Downsizing

Thinking About A Move? A Panel of Experts on Downsizing

Better Treatments, Better Trials for Alzheimer’s

Better Treatments, Better Trials for Alzheimer’s

No Surprises: Helping Family Caregivers Plan Ahead

No Surprises: Helping Family Caregivers Plan Ahead

How to Get Good Zzz’s Now and Reduce Chances of Dementia Later

How to Get Good Zzz’s Now and Reduce Chances of Dementia Later

How to Mitigate the Effects & Lower Your Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease- Part II

How to Mitigate the Effects & Lower Your Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease- Part II

How to Mitigate the Effects & Lower Your Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease- Part I

How to Mitigate the Effects & Lower Your Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease- Part I

Loneliness in Seniors: Ways to Overcome Isolation and Depression in the Older Adult Population

Loneliness in Seniors: Ways to Overcome Isolation and Depression in the Older Adult Population

Better Treatments, Better Trials for Alzheimer’s

Better Treatments, Better Trials for Alzheimer’s

Kensington Senior Living is Proud to Partner with Insight Memory Care Center

Kensington Senior Living is Proud to Partner with Insight Memory Care Center

Understanding Parkinson’s – In Partnership with Parkinson’s Foundation of National Capital Area

Understanding Parkinson’s – In Partnership with Parkinson’s Foundation of National Capital Area

A Caregiver’s Guide to Taking Care of Your Loved One with Dementia

A Caregiver’s Guide to Taking Care of Your Loved One with Dementia

Benefits of Moving to Senior Living During a Difficult Time

Benefits of Moving to Senior Living During a Difficult Time

Facing Dementia Together

Facing Dementia Together

Do You and Your Loved One Have the Medicare Coverage You Need for 2021?

Do You and Your Loved One Have the Medicare Coverage You Need for 2021?

The Most Important Museum May Be In Your Parent’s Basement – A Virtual Discussion with Matt Paxton

The Most Important Museum May Be In Your Parent’s Basement – A Virtual Discussion with Matt Paxton

Happier & Healthier Without the Meds: A Virtual Event

Happier & Healthier Without the Meds: A Virtual Event

Good Books

Good News

Music

Podcasts

Wellness

Start Soaring! Your Caregiver Checklist to Love Yourself & Live Life to The Fullest

Start Soaring! Your Caregiver Checklist to Love Yourself & Live Life to The Fullest

CBD Oil Use in Older Adults & Seniors for Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain Relief

CBD Oil Use in Older Adults & Seniors for Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain Relief

CBD Oil Use in Older Adults & Seniors for Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain Relief

CBD Oil Use in Older Adults & Seniors for Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain Relief

14 Steps to Achieving Self-Love: Let 2022 Stand for Twenty-Twenty… YOU!

14 Steps to Achieving Self-Love: Let 2022 Stand for Twenty-Twenty… YOU!

OUR SLICE OF HAPPY: POWER OF A SMILE!

OUR SLICE OF HAPPY: POWER OF A SMILE!

Finding Your Purpose: Some Motivational Tools

Finding Your Purpose: Some Motivational Tools

Pushing Yourself Out of Your Comfort Zone: The Psychology Behind It

Pushing Yourself Out of Your Comfort Zone: The Psychology Behind It

Finding Your Calm: And Regaining Your Balance

Finding Your Calm: And Regaining Your Balance

Our Slice of Happy: Setting Up Your Day for Success

Our Slice of Happy: Setting Up Your Day for Success

Summer Caregiver Happy Hour Playlist: Just For You!

Summer Caregiver Happy Hour Playlist: Just For You!

Our Slice of Happy: 30 Days of Brain Boosting with Drs. Dean and Ayesha Sherzai

Our Slice of Happy: 30 Days of Brain Boosting with Drs. Dean and Ayesha Sherzai

Outdoor Exercise: And Mental Well-Being

Outdoor Exercise: And Mental Well-Being

Get Your Sunshine Vitamin On: The Benefits of Vitamin D

Get Your Sunshine Vitamin On: The Benefits of Vitamin D

Cultivating SoulFULLness with Dr. James Rouse – Week 5

Cultivating SoulFULLness with Dr. James Rouse – Week 5

Cultivating SoulFULLness with Dr. James Rouse – Week 6

Cultivating SoulFULLness with Dr. James Rouse – Week 6

Our Slice of Happy: Hiking is Good for the HEART!

Our Slice of Happy: Hiking is Good for the HEART!

Championing Your Mental Well Being: Celebrating Therapy

Championing Your Mental Well Being: Celebrating Therapy

Got Sleep? Practicing Good Sleep Hygiene

Got Sleep? Practicing Good Sleep Hygiene

Cultivating SoulFULLness with Dr. James Rouse – Week 4

Cultivating SoulFULLness with Dr. James Rouse – Week 4

Cultivating SoulFULLness with Dr. James Rouse – Week 3

Cultivating SoulFULLness with Dr. James Rouse – Week 3

Our Slice of Happy: Healing Meditation

Our Slice of Happy: Healing Meditation

Caregiver Wellness Retreats: For Caregivers of Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias

Caregiver Wellness Retreats: For Caregivers of Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias

Cultivating SoulFULLness with Dr. James Rouse – Week 2

Cultivating SoulFULLness with Dr. James Rouse – Week 2

Our Slice of Happy: Mastering Happiness with Dr. James Rouse

Our Slice of Happy: Mastering Happiness with Dr. James Rouse

Take Care of You Week 5: Harnessing the Inner Critic

Take Care of You Week 5: Harnessing the Inner Critic

Take Care of You Week 4: Undoing Loneliness

Take Care of You Week 4: Undoing Loneliness

Take Care of You Week 3: Meditation and Your Health

Take Care of You Week 3: Meditation and Your Health

Take Care of You Week 2: Shifting from Surviving to Thriving

Take Care of You Week 2: Shifting from Surviving to Thriving

Take Care of You Week 1: Prioritizing Self-Care

Take Care of You Week 1: Prioritizing Self-Care

Tai-Chi with Tom Meade

Tai-Chi with Tom Meade

Our Slice of Happy: Create a Gratitude Inventory

Our Slice of Happy: Create a Gratitude Inventory

Mindfulness, Alzheimer’s and Brilliance with Dr. James Rouse

Mindfulness, Alzheimer’s and Brilliance with Dr. James Rouse

Maria Shriver’s Thoughts on Taking the Time to Unwind.

Maria Shriver’s Thoughts on Taking the Time to Unwind.

Kensington Kindness Klub: 10 Things You Can Do Today to Be Kind

Kensington Kindness Klub: 10 Things You Can Do Today to Be Kind

Our Slice of Happy: “The Sacred Science of Sound” Kindness Sound Bath by Jeralyn Glass

Our Slice of Happy: “The Sacred Science of Sound” Kindness Sound Bath by Jeralyn Glass

Together We Cook: Kensington’s Caregiver Culinary Corner

Together We Cook: Kensington’s Caregiver Culinary Corner

Tips to Understanding Communication for Caregivers

Tips to Understanding Communication for Caregivers

Wellness Wednesday – Power of Yoga

Wellness Wednesday – Power of Yoga

Today’s Recommendation: Caregiving at a Glance

Today’s Recommendation: Caregiving at a Glance

WellQor Teletherapy

WellQor Teletherapy

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