Active aging. Isn’t that what all of us want to do if we’re able? Baby Boomers especially — those of us who can afford it want to live in communities that offer more choices and support the active, mobile lifestyles we are used to.
Dr. John Zeisel, a sociologist and co-founder of Hearthstone Alzheimer Care, talks about the misconceptions surrounding Alzheimer's and the need for people with this disease to meaningfully connect with others and establish a sense of time. With a focus on the individual person, Hearthstone uses holistic methods, such as writing, gardening, and painting, to empower people with dementia.