Innovative Guest Speaker Wows at St. John’s Dementia Caregiver Event
Nationally recognized speaker and author Loretta Veney was invited to share information about her innovative style of caregiving with St. John’s guests as part of its celebration of National Caregivers…Read More
Mimi DeVinney Featured in McKnight’s Senior Living Column
“We knew the growing impact of dementia on our care operations was significant,” discussed Mimi DeVinney in her guest column for McKnight’s Senior Living. “By 2050, the number of US…Read More
St. John’s Golf Tournament Raises Dollars for Resident Programs
The St. John’s Golf Tournament once again secured significant funds that will go towards programs and activities that directly impact residents. The 34th annual tournament held last month raised $96,000.…Read More
How Can Music Help Create Better Caregiver Connections?
There is an incredible vignette from HBO’s 2009 documentary series The Alzheimer’s Project that speaks to how powerful music can be as a communication tool for those living with dementia.…Read More
How Do the Words We Use Affect Quality of Life with Dementia?
Language matters when it comes to caring for someone living with dementia. Knowing this, St. John’s has focused on avoiding the negative phrases and labels that can adversely affect quality…Read More