Is My Forgetfulness Normal?

Is My Forgetfulness Normal?

Dec 21 2016

Our thanks to Cheryl Brandi, DNSc, ARNP, NP-C of the Roskamp Institute Clinic for contributing this article. 

We all have those moments where we forget someone’s name, or where we put the car keys. These “senior moments” are understood to be part of the normal aging process. However, at what point should one be
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Reducing Risk for Alzheimers Disease!

Reducing Risk for Alzheimers Disease!

Nov 30 2016

Our thanks to Dr. Julio Cantero, Medical Director for the Center for Brain Health for contributing this article.  The Center for Brain Health and Youthful Aging Home Health are a part of a team of visiting professionals who complement the Alderman Oaks Staff in serving our residents.

Many of us are worried about memory loss.  We
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It’s a New Year for Caregiving

It’s a New Year for Caregiving

Oct 31 2016

Our thanks to Julie Cook Downing, Founder of Caregivers’ Comfort Creations, LLC for contributing this article.  Julie is a valuable resource to the community in providing products, programs, and services to individuals, families, and professionals faced with the challenges of caregiving.

CAREGIVING IS QUITE POSSIBLY THE HARDEST JOB IN THE WORLD™ and if you are fortunate to be reading this
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Treating Dementia Differently

Treating Dementia Differently

Sep 26 2016

JoAnn Westbrook, N.H.A., Certified PAC Trainer and Director of the Education and Training Institute at the Pines of Sarasota came to Alderman to speak on dementia and how we approach those who have it. JoAnn uses the approaches she learned from Teepa Snow, an expert on dealing with dementia, to inform caregivers how to easily handle daily tasks.
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Life Care Plan: Simply Defined

Life Care Plan: Simply Defined

Jul 28 2016

Thanks to Kevin Pillion, Esq., Elder Law Attorney, Certified Public Accountant, Founder of the Life Planning Law Firm, P.A. for contributing this article.  The Life Planning Law Firm is a valuable resource in providing programs and services to the residents and families of Alderman Oaks.

The aging process presents a host of challenges and raises many
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  • Loving, caring ownership and staff
  • Services catering to different lifestyle needs
  • Active Resident Council and Committees
  • Located in "Heart" of Downtown Sarasota
  • Regular Spiritual Opportunities
  • Flexible Transportation
  • Exercises, health diets, and access to an on-site Wellness Center
  • Weekly Happy Hour with Live Entertainment (We dance!)
  • Just Around the Corner From the Friendship Center
  • Rental Only Apartments (No buy-in required)
  • Choice of studio, one bedroom, or two bedroom Floor Plans
  • Able to transition into Assisted Living if needed

Join Us at Alderman Oaks for an Update on Veterans Benefits and News About Major Policy Changes

Friday, February 1, 2019
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Refreshments Served

Program Presenters


Kevin Pillion, Esq.
Founder 
Elder Law Attorney


Shannon Feinroth
Paralegal
Public Benefits Specialist

The presentation will focus on how to Qualify for VA Benefits. 

If you find you are eligible for VA Pension benefits you may receive the following tax-free benefit each month:

Veteran & Spouse
Single Veteran 
Surviving Spouse of a Veteran          

$2,230
$1,881  
$1,211     

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