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 Offers On-Site Dental Care

Dental care is an important predictor of overall health outcomes, and the importance of maintaining healthy habits should not be ignored. Receiving dental care can be challenging for residents with dementia. Having to deal with transportation, trauma, confusion and even the possibility of needing sedation sometimes prevents elders from receiving the dental treatment they need. [...]

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

EvoSmile to Offer Free Dental Exams On Site!

Kentfield, CA (10/09/2017) – According to the American Dental Association’s website, “Patients with severe cognitive impairment, including dementia, are at increased risk for caries [cavities], periodontal disease [tooth loss], and oral infection because of decreased ability to engage in self-care. Education of the caregiver, as well as the patient, is an important part of the [...]

By | 2017-11-02T09:55:07+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Health, Senior Living|0 Comments

Dr. Ochev on Dental Health

Kentfield, CA (December 2016) – According to the American Dental Association’s website, “Patients with severe cognitive impairment, including dementia, are at increased risk for caries [cavities], periodontal disease, and oral infection because of decreased ability to engage in self-care. Education of the caregiver, as well as the patient, is an important part of the prevention [...]

By | 2017-11-02T09:09:30+00:00 December 12th, 2016|Health, Senior Living|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 [...]

Windchime of Marin is Bringing Music to the Ears

Kentfield, CA (February 12, 2015) In recent years, research has shown that music is a proven therapy for those suffering from Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Recently WindChime of Marin, a memory care community specializing in the care of residents with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, underwent a campaign to bring [...]