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Angie Hunt, Chief Operating Officer at The Cedars, is honored at the Leading Age Maine and New Hampshire conference in April for her Excellence in Leadership. Congratulations, Angie!
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MPBN visited The Cedars this week to learn more about Music and Memory, a relatively new program at The Cedars. Full audio here.
PORTLAND, Maine – Of the 1.3 million people living in Maine, about 37,000 have dementia. Over the next five years that number is expected to increase to more than 50,000. There is no cure, so treatment focuses on managing symptoms.
One nursing center in Portland recently employed a new strategy. The Cedars is the first in the state to use the “Music and Memory” program, which advocates say can tap deeply into dementia patients’ memories to help connect them to the present.
Inside The Cedars nursing home … Read more here.