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Prime Living-Sponsored Feature: HP Retirement’s In the Moment program provides smooth transition when memories fade

 

September 19, 2018

Memory Support Director Ann McCormick, right, and the late Anna Mae Noble dressed up in costumes (and wig) during a past Oktoberfest party, the kind of celebration McCormick and other members of the team like to host for residents at the In the Moment® memory support wing at Harbour Pointe Senior Living. They’re busy preparing for this year’s bash on the 26th.

Everyone has a personal history that leaves us with enduring memories, even if we begin to forget much of our past and present, including loved ones and, even, who we are.

Take, for example, the long-retired baker who still wakes up at 4 a.m. sharp each day, or the one-time administrator who took a bus to the office daily for decades and still looks for that bus stop, or the former airplane pilot who reflexively scans the skies whenever he hears a plane overhead.

All are suffering from dementia. But while the world they once knew is receding into darkness, they still can relate to the sig...



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