Posts tagged Dementia Friendly America
Loneliness and Seniors: Can Redefining What Independence Looks Like Help?

Longevity seems like a recipe for social isolation and loneliness. The negative health effects associated with loneliness are profound. Yet, many older people cling to concepts of independence that may contribute to their isolation. What can caregivers and the community do to help?

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Could Serving Customers with Dementia & Alzheimer's Be a Competitive Differentiator?

With Americans in the 65+ age group expected to grow to 88 million by 2050, we can expect that the number of individuals with Alzheimer's and dementia will increase by at least 50%. At most consumer-oriented companies, ears would perk up in response to a customer segment comprised of millions of potential buyers. Could serving individuals with dementia and Alzheimer's be a competitive differentiator for companies?

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