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Bridges by EPOCH at Westford Grand Opening on June 1

After months of construction, our Westford memory care community is ready to open to the public! We will be celebrating with a grand opening on Saturday, June 1 from 2 to 4 p.m. with building tours and opportunities to meet and speak with the ...

Fight Dementia with Champagne

Some interesting news in the latest Alzheimer’s research: Champagne could help prevent the onset of Alzheimer’s and dementia. According to researchers from Reading University, a compound found in the black wine grapes used to make champagne helps ...

Traveling with Dementia

This is the time of year when people start thinking summer vacation. Whether you’re planning a short trip to see friends and family, or traveling farther for a longer escape, there are a number of things to consider if you are traveling with a loved one ...

Drawing Attention to Alzheimer’s

Many of us are drawn to the stories of celebrities. They live lives that we often dream of, and we look to them to keep us entertained, whether in movies, on TV, in sports or through music. And when famous people are dealing with Alzheimer’s, it puts ...

Alzheimer’s and effects on the family

Alzheimer's disease affects every aspect of life for the family and the person with dementia. For families, the changes to a loved one's personality and independence can be devastating. Some of the most common feelings families and caregivers ...

Connecting with the community

A common misconception of Alzheimer’s disease is that it causes people to withdraw from social connections and lose interest in fully engaging with life. Although Alzheimer’s slowly steals your memory, it does not steal your desire to be involved in ...

Our Bridges by EPOCH at Westford Team is Growing

It’s time to finally say goodbye winter and hello spring! Construction is moving on schedule at our new Bridges community in Westford, Mass., and we are eager to see our crew install new landscaping that will beautify and bloom on our campus. We are ...

Delay dementia with physical and mental exercise

The prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia is growing rapidly, affecting more than four million Americans. A recent study reports that it is one of the most expensive diseases in the U.S., with costs for care ahead of heart disease ...

Detecting early signs of Alzheimer’s

You read about it in the news almost every day. Alzheimer’s is one of the most prevalent diseases in today’s society. So how do you know if you or a loved one might be at risk? There are 10 warning signs and symptoms; these come from the Alzheimer’s ...

The Alzheimer’s Association releases new report

The Alzheimer’s Association recently released the report, 2013 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures.  The report contains comprehensive data related to Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, including statistics on the number of people with ...
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