Number of Americans with Alzheimer’s expected to soar in coming decades

The number of people living with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias will double by 2060, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Alzheimer's disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States and the fifth leading cause among those aged 65 and older. It's an irreversible, progressive brain [...]

By | 2018-09-21T11:25:27+00:00 September 21st, 2018|Alzheimer's, Health, News|0 Comments

Windchime of Marin & U.C. Berkeley Partner Up to Prevent Falls

Reduction in Fall Rate in Dementia Managed Care Through Video Incident Review: Pilot Study WindChime of Marin has been a partner with the U.C. Berkeley study on fall prevention systems since 2017. The initial results are in and they look promising! https://www.jmir.org/2017/10/e339/ Abstract Background: Falls of individuals with dementia are frequent, dangerous, and costly. [...]

By | 2018-03-06T17:52:13+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Alzheimer's, Dementia, Health, News, Windchime of Marin|0 Comments

Windchime of Marin Embraces Vibrant Life

Innovative Program Begins at the Community Kentfield, CA (April 2016) Windchime of Marin, a local memory care community knows well that living a vibrant life at any age is a life worth living. Now the senior living community is taking the idea a step further by making it easier for residents to be vibrant with [...]