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Supporting Engagement and Emotional Well-Being for Those with Dementia

A couple of friends enjoy the sunshine on the patio while someone else reads a book. Others have coffee and talk about the news of the day. It all sounds like a perfectly lovely morning at New Pond Village, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Walpole, MA. Only, this is the memory care neighborhood, […]

Memory Care Is An Important Part Of Life At New Pond Village

The Memory Care neighborhood at New Pond Village has been open since March. Benchmark Senior Living made the investment as part of its $8 million expansion at the Walpole-based senior living community. There are new residents moving in and Memory Care is incorporated in all aspects of life at the senior living community as it […]

Innovations In Mind And Memory

Staying ahead of the latest innovations in Memory Care is what it takes to be a leader in delivering superior Memory Care programming and services. At Walpole-based senior living community New Pond Village, the newly opened Memory Care neighborhood provides superior services to its residents and their families. Research shows that one-third of the residents […]

Signs Your Loved One May Require The Help Of A Memory Care Neighborhood

Are you feeling intimidated by the thought that your loved one might need memory care? You are not alone. There is comfort in that fact and knowing senior living communities like New Pond Village have a memory care neighborhood for those suffering from dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. New Pond Village has the only memory care neighborhood […]

Tips To Delay Symptoms Of Alzheimer’s

By 2050, 131 million people could be living with dementia globally. Research continues to focus on identifying a cure to solve the cognitive decline associated with Alzheimer’s disease. While there is not a cure yet, a few lifestyle changes may help delay memory loss. Cognitive Training According to Dr. Ronald Petersen , an Alzheimer’s expert at […]

How Does Music Help Boost Brain Activity?

Music offers a variety of benefits  for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, research has found. For instance, music can help reduce agitation, depression and anxiety, and it can lower stress levels. Why is music such a powerful tool for individuals with Alzheimer’s? Researchers believe that interacting with music — whether singing or […]