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Meet 3 Members of the Tic-Toc Choir

With the World Premier of our very own Tic-Toc Choir just around the corner, we thought it would be nice to catch up with a few of the performers and get to know them a bit better. Related: Red Carpet World Premier of Hip Hop Memory Care Music Video Reminder: New Friends Memory Care has […]

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Memory Care Music Video

Red Carpet World Premier of Hip Hop Memory Care Music Video

Are you ready for the Red Carpet World Premier of the ONLY Hip Hop Memory Care Music Video? What an amazing way to close out the decade! New Friends Memory Care has created an innovative “memory care choir” consisting of its residents with memory care issues, called the New Friends Memory Care, “Tic-Toc” Choir and […]

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Spirit of Caring Documentary about the Tic-Toc Choir

The affect of music in the care of people with Dementia is positive and significant. The message behind this mini documentary is equally positive and powerful. That dementia does not define the people in Memory Care. The loving caring individual is still present, deep inside.

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Son and his senior father talking about assisted living

Talking to Parents About Assisted Living

Getting a Parent Into Assisted Living: Having the Conversation and Taking the Next Steps The holidays are often a time when families get together, and for those with aging parents, it can begin a conversation about how mom or dad is doing. If a loved one is struggling to get around and meet their basic […]

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Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

Winter Safety Tips for Seniors Winter can be a dangerous time. Power outages, hazardous road conditions, and extreme cold can threaten the health of even the heartiest people, and seniors can be especially susceptible to the hazards of winter. The key to keeping you and your loved ones safe throughout the winter months is to […]

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Senior Activities Near Me: Things to Do in Washtenaw County

Activities for Seniors in Washtenaw County, Michigan Staying active and preventing loneliness as we age is important in keeping us healthy both mentally and physically, but finding new activities to join can be overwhelming if you don’t know where to start. According to the National Institute on Aging, “several research studies have shown a strong […]

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Quality of Care: What Should I Look For in Assisted Living?

At Vibrant Life Senior Living, we understand that finding the right care for your loved one can be a stressful experience. You may not know what to look for or the questions to ask, and each person has their own unique needs and challenges that can influence

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Jazz Age(ing): The Joy of Jazz Music in a Senior Living Community

We like to share stories of how people are living with assistance at Vibrant Life Communities. In today’s blog post, a jazz musician reflects on the time a resident joined his performance and how music took the audience to a different place.

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Sam connects sound equipment for the vibrant life choir

Amazing Grace: Recognizing a Lifetime of Experiences

Amazing Grace Sam was sitting quietly by himself in a row of chairs that had been placed theater style in the rectangular dining room turned music room. I was facing him on the other side of the room, as I was setting up my equipment for a gig at New Friends Memory Care and Assisted […]

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Blog Post Featured Image: WGVU Family Health Matters Dementia Season 19 Episode 5

Dean Solden joins Shelley Irwin and a panel of distinguished guests on WGVU’s Family Health Matters

Dean Solden joins fellow experts for a panel discussion of Alzheimer’s and Dementia on WGVU’s Family Health Matters

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