Inspiring Purpose through Montessori at Renew Center, Adult Enrichment Centers
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Inspiring Purpose through Montessori at Renew Center, Adult Enrichment Centers

We are proud to share this article written by Beth Ann Scruggs, Director of the Renew Montessori Center for Aging and Memory, an adult day program in Fort Mill, South Carolina. We have been in partnership with Renew since 2020, working with the leadership team to plan and implement a Montessori program, training staff, and providing ongoing coaching as the program got off the ground. We are so proud of all they have accomplished!

Simple In-Room Activity Idea
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Simple In-Room Activity Idea

Many of you have written to share your challenges and successes over the past few weeks and to ask for simple activity ideas that can be done easily in one’s bedroom on a tray table. Here is an idea for a simple activity that can help an individual to maintain fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination while feeling a sense of purpose by caring for his or her belongings.

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The Joy of Discovering Preserved Abilities

In honor of Better Hearing and Speech month, I’d like to say a few words about communication and the relationships we have with our loved ones with dementia.   I’d like to share a story with you.  Last year I worked with a client who lived with frontotemporal degeneration.  I made a once weekly home…