Springwell is pleased to announce Cameron Welke as the community’s new Musician in Residence.
Anita Green is a special person….and we are privileged to have her as our Memory Care Director in our Gardens Pavilion. Anita is one of our most experienced nurses and has worked at Springwell for 17 years. Recently, Anita pursued her National Certification for Activities Professionals – a program requiring extensive independent study and classwork – and she recently… Read More
If you have aging parents, the Holiday’s are a great time to really observe them and look for clues on how they are managing. It’s no coincidence that at Springwell we get many phone calls right after the holidays. Loved ones have picked up worrisome sings of trouble or worry about a crisis looming. Click… Read More
Many of us suffer from anxiety, and anxiety effects many older Americans with surprising frequency. In fact, some reports estimate anxiety affects between 10 and 20 percent of the older population and the percentage increases in older adults with a chronic illness or any physical disability. This helpful article talks about late-life anxiety coping mechanisms and methods to… Read More
Two studies released at an international Alzheimer’s meeting Tuesday suggest doctors may eventually be able to screen people for this form of dementia by testing the ability to identify familiar odors, like smoke, coffee and raspberry. Read the full article by clicking on the link below. http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/07/26/487391863/a-sniff-test-for-alzheimers-checks-for-the-ability-to-identify-odors