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Senior Vision Loss Signs and Prevention Methods

Senior Vision Loss Signs and Prevention Methods

There are a number of conditions that become more likely and common as we get older, and one of these is vision loss. Vision issues tend to become more common and significant with age, but there are also ways to prepare for and even prevent certain forms of vision...

Avamere CNA Opens School in Kenya

Avamere CNA Opens School in Kenya

Alloyce Leonard, a CNA at Richmond Beach Rehab, started a school for children in Kenya. These students are orphans, and their caretakers cannot afford school. Inspired by his childhood experiences He was inspired to start the school from his own childhood...

Honoring Native American Heritage Month

Honoring Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month, honoring significant contributions the Indigenous people of the Americas made to the establishment and growth of the United States.    In recognition of this cultural observance, Avamere produced an educational...

Honoring Native Alaskan Culture

Honoring Native Alaskan Culture

November is Native American Heritage Month, honoring significant contributions the Indigenous people of the Americas made to the establishment and growth of the United States.   Honoring Native American Heritage Month  In recognition of this...

Two Friends Reunite After 52 Years

Two Friends Reunite After 52 Years

After losing touch for 52 years, Jane Kirkpatrick and Jane White found their lifelong friend living in the same building in Lake Oswego, Oregon. The two were sorority sisters at the University of Oregon from 1960 to 1964, in each other’s weddings, and were close...

Honoring Hispanic Heritage

Honoring Hispanic Heritage

Hispanic Heritage Month, recognized September 15 to October 15, is a time to celebrate and honor people of Hispanic heritage who have influenced America in a monumental way and learn about their impact on American culture. Avamere recognizes Hispanic Heritage Month...

Managing Anosognosia in Alzheimer’s Patients

Managing Anosognosia in Alzheimer’s Patients

Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia are difficult conditions for both the sufferer and family members to deal with, both due to their initial complications and others that may arise. One additional complication involved with this and other disease -- particularly...