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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...

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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...

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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...

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Timing Ogden Senior Living: Future Planning, Physical Themes

Timing Ogden Senior Living: Future Planning, Physical Themes

The move from a prior home into a senior living community of any kind won't always be easy, both in terms of the actual details themselves and planning the ideal time. Sometimes there's no "right time" for someone to move out of a home they've loved for a long time,...

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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...

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Honoring Healthcare Heroes During Assisted Living Week

Honoring Healthcare Heroes During Assisted Living Week

Avamere Living team members nominated assisted living heroes in honor of National Assisted Living Week, celebrated September 12-18, 2021. It’s an opportunity to honor the work of healthcare workers in assisted living communities and thank them for their dedication to...

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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...

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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...

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The Avamere Way to a Happy Nursing Career

The Avamere Way to a Happy Nursing Career

“We spend way too much time at work to not be happy in your chosen career path.” A happy nursing career Misty Gordon, RN with Avamere, firmly believes in happiness in your career, and she infuses this goal into all aspects of her work as Avamere’s Medication Aide...

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How One of the World’s Tallest Humans Can Help You Age Right

How One of the World’s Tallest Humans Can Help You Age Right

This article was originally published on the AgeRight blog. “Big dogs don’t live long,” laughs Rick Miller who, at 7 feet tall, is part of one of the world’s most exclusive clubs. Miller is among roughly 2,800 living members who stand 7 feet, or taller. That’s about...

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