According to the Alzheimer’s Association, “The Longest Day is all about love—love for all those affected by Alzheimer’s disease.” The Longest Day took place on the summer solstice, June 21st, 2017, and The Clare Estate participated by raising funds and awareness for care and support while advancing research. The Clare Estate’s residents engaged in many special activities that day including shades of purple arts and crafts with Lauren, Tai Chi with Sara, purple balloon volleyb
One of our residents, Jean, is an outstanding artist! She painted her own version of Vincent van Gogh's 1889 The Starry Night completely freehand. At first, Jean was unsure if she would be able to paint the image well, but our Director of Therapeutic Recreation, Robert, was convinced she would be able to paint the complex piece of art. After Robert reminded Jean that she is great at drawing and blending colors, she decided to take on the challenge of painting like the post-im
This past month, our residents went on a day trip to the Princeton University Art Museum. Pictured here are two of our residents who went on the trip, Addie and Paula.
Our museum-goers were astute observers and commentators, appreciating the richness of color and the beauty of each piece that they stood before. Time vanished for them on that rainy April afternoon, and the sun shone on their bus ride home!
According to the “about” page on The Princeton University Art M
On Saturday, April 22nd, The Clare Estate hosted its Senior Solutions Expo, and it was a success! The intention of the expo was to provide caregivers with information they could use to cope with caring for their loved ones at home; our presenters provided attendees with information that not only helps caregivers heal but also helps increase the effectiveness of the caregiving in general.
After the expo, one of the attendees stated, “I really did get a lot out of listening