Dolan News

Prom: May 2019

St. Richard’s Parish graciously offered their gymnasium space so Dolan residents and family members were able to participate in Senior Prom. With the theme ‘Around the World’ and a live band, Fanfare, residents enjoyed music and dancing with friends and family....

New guidelines regarding risk for dementia published

Over 50 million people globally are affected by dementia. Many factors like age, genetic makeup and lifestyle factors contribute to the risk of being diagnosed with a memory impairment-so what can you do to lower your risk? For the first time, according to an article...

Cameras in Nursing Homes: A Blessing or a Curse?

What’s the key to a successful relationship? Many would argue that a good relationship cannot flourish without trust. At Dolan Memory Care Homes, building trust with our residents and families has been a crucial component to our success for the last 25 years. A recent...

Younger Alzheimer’s Onset Act of 2019

Currently, only Americans over the age of 60 are eligible for programs through the Older Americans Act. Individuals living with younger-onset Alzheimer’s disease face unique challenges when it comes to family, work and finances. Use your voice today to help advocate...

Deep Sleep and Elevated Tau

A study conducted by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine found that older adults who have less slow-wave sleep have higher levels of the brain protein tau. Elevated tau is a sign of Alzheimer’s disease and has been linked to brain damage and...

Low Scam Awareness Marker of MCI Diagnosis

Have you ever received a “robocall” in which an automated voice was on the other end of the line?  Many of us receive these irritating phone calls-including older adults. A sad reality of today’s technology is the risk it poses to vulnerable populations-namely; senior...