Internationally-renowned geriatrician Dr. Bill Thomas visited Missoula February 8 to speak about innovative solutions to support aging in community.
Loss comes in many forms throughout life. It is true our work brings us close to families experiencing profound losses -- loss of function, loss of memory and loss of life.
An Alzheimer’s, dementia or memory café is a monthly gathering of individuals living with memory loss along with their caregivers, and/or friends and family in a in an environment that is accepting and nonjudgmental. Join us the last Thursday of every month at Wheat Montana 2-4 p.m. for food, drinks, music and friendship.
Harvest Home Care and The Village Senior Residence are proud to sponsor Missoula's first-its-kind Elder Speed Dating event for adults age 60-to-90 at The Silk Road restaurant.
Missoulian reports: Those 70 and older have a new reason to dust off the old dancing shoes; Missoula may get its first taste of senior speed dating when "The Age of Love," a documentary on the senior speed dating movement in America, screens at the Roxy Theater to help change perceptions about love and aging.
As baby boomers stress an already challenged long-term care system, a collection of Missoula caregivers look for new and radical ways to change how we think of older people. Missoula Independent reporter Erika Fredrickson profiles Harvest Home Care President Kavan Peterson and leading pro-aging advocates.
On July 22 at The Roxy, Harvest will screen the film The Age of Love, a ground breaking new documentary that captures the universal nature of love through a humorous, poignant and unprecedented inside look at the dating scene for 70-to-90-year-olds.
We kicked off our first Alzheimer’s Café last week with a small group of passionate advocates dedicated to improving opportunities for people living with dementia to engage in their communities. Join us for the next Café July 30 and every last Thursday of the month at Zootown Brew.
Harvest Home Care will provide live-blog updates from the Dementia Beyond Drugs workshop 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 3 at the University of Montana featuring internationally-recognized dementia and culture change expert Dr. G. Allen Power.
As Montanans gather in town hall meetings this spring to develop the long-awaited official statewide Alzheimer’s disease plan, a new conversation is taking place about how we can transform our communities to embrace people living with dementia.