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February 2021 News The Lodge at Grand Junction

February 2021 News The Lodge at Grand Junction

February 18, 2021

As we begin offering the vaccine to residents and team members at The Lodge at Grand Junction, we’d like to remind everyone to pay attention to all aspects of their personal well-being, including heart health.

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A Valentine’s Day Story: Residents, Beverly & Haven Skogen, Reflect on 72 Years of Marriage

A Valentine’s Day Story: Residents, Beverly & Haven Skogen, Reflect on 72 Years of Marriage

January 25, 2021

The Lodge at Grand Junction residents Beverly and Haven Skogen will celebrate their 72nd wedding anniversary in February. In honor of Valentine’s Day, they spoke to us about their love story.

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January 2021 News from The Lodge at Grand Junction

January 2021 News from The Lodge at Grand Junction

January 6, 2021

As we kick off the new year, we hope you will join our resolve to begin 2021 with an appreciation for the lessons learned in 2020—both about ourselves and each other.

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[VIDEO]: Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine

[VIDEO]: Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine

December 30, 2020

Vaccines have helped us throughout history in preventing the spread of diseases such as measles, mumps, and smallpox.

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[VIDEO]: COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A with WellAge CEO

[VIDEO]: COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A with WellAge CEO

December 23, 2020

Hear from Vivage & WellAge's President & CEO, Jay Moskowitz, and Medical Director, Dr. Gregory Gahm, as they share information and insight into the COVID-19 vaccination.

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Making a Memory Box for a Loved One with Dementia

Making a Memory Box for a Loved One with Dementia

December 19, 2020

People living with dementia tend to remember their far-off past relatively well but might not be able to remember an event that happened yesterday. That’s why a memory box can be a great way to connect with your loved ones as they recall different people and events from their past.

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December 2020 News from The Lodge at Grand Junction

December 2020 News from The Lodge at Grand Junction

December 12, 2020

This December, The Lodge at Grand Junction is spreading holiday joy, sharing caregiving tips, and more.

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Long-Term Care Industry Applauds CDC for Making Residents/Staff Priority for Vaccine

Long-Term Care Industry Applauds CDC for Making Residents/Staff Priority for Vaccine

December 3, 2020

The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), released a statement in response to the decision by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), a panel of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to include long-term care residents and staff, including nursing homes and assisted living communities, for the first round “1a" of vaccine distribution.

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5 Things Caregivers Can Do to Prevent Sundowning in Individuals with Dementia

5 Things Caregivers Can Do to Prevent Sundowning in Individuals with Dementia

November 12, 2020

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, as many as 20 percent of people living with the disease will experience symptoms of sundowning, defined as a state of confusion and agitation that begins at the end of the day and lasts into the night. Symptoms of sundowning include disorientation, anxiety, agitation, insomnia, and behaviors such as yelling, pacing, wandering, or ignoring directions.

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