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Care home refused free tests. Now, nearly everyone has virus

It was meant to be a last line of defense to protect the most vulnerable as the coronavirus spread across the United States: Montana officials offered free testing in May for staff and residents at assisted living and long-term care facilities.

Vancouver memory care facility using music therapy

Learning new music can strengthen connections in the brain and improve myelin, a covering around the nerve cells in brains, research shows. That can help conduct nerve impulses at higher speeds, and enhance communications between different areas in the brain.

The Dirt: Riverview Retirement to add $5.5M memory care facility

Riverview Retirement Community, a Christian nonprofit that provides health care, housing and services for elderly people, has been issued permits for foundation work and site development for its a planned $5.5 million memory care facility, according to city permit data.

Riverview Retirement Community to add $5.5M memory care facility

Riverview Retirement Community, a Christian nonprofit that provides health care, housing and services for elderly people, has been issued permits for foundation work and site development for its a planned $5.5 million memory care facility, according to city permit data.

Aging boomers, lack of funding for Alzheimer’s may lead to ‘major social and economic crisis’

The devastating impact of Alzheimer’s disease on his own mother – and on his father, who struggled to care for her – first prompted Gerry Richman to take a hard look at the disease. As vice president of national productions at Twin Cities Public Television, he was the mastermind behind a 2004 Emmy-winning documentary called “The Forgetting: A Portrait of Alzheimer’s.” Now, Richman is back with another eye-opening film on the subject.