Resources

Organization Services

Susan Weber Organizing

  • Susan Weber — Organization Specialist
  • 503-887-6203
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  • www.susanweberorganizing.com

Books

The Mature Mind: The Positive Power of the Aging Brain by Gene D. Cohen

Gene Cohen, M.D. PhD., gives scientific evidence of the importance of creativity and brain health and longevity. Also available on Kindle.

Gene Cohen is a leading researcher and former director of the Center on Aging, Health and Humanities at George Washington University. He also was the founder of the Washington D.C. Center on Aging.

The Creative Age: Awakening Human Potential in the Second Half of Life by Gene D. Cohen

Author, Gene Cohen, M.D. PhD.

Aging Well: Surprising Guideposts to a Happier Life from the Landmark Harvard Study of Adult Development by George E. Vaillant

George E. Valiant, M.D. is director of the Harvard Study of Adult Development and a psychiatrist at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston MA.

On the Web

WellPDX.com

http://wellpdx.com

Portland Wellness Providers: Acupuncture, Chiropractic, Massage, Naturopathy, Specialties

OHSU Brain Institute

www.ohsu.edu/xd/education/schools/research-institutes/brain-institute/brain-awareness

This is one of the best resources for learning more about the brain. The Brain Institute also offers a lecture series given by the leading researchers in brain science. These lectures can also be bought on DVD for $10.00. This is a great value.

Brain Games

www.synergyprograms.com

Author and Coach Heidi Hanna offers some amazing insights and educations on brain function. Check out her Brain Games series.

Brain Training Software

www.positscience.com

Free Brain Games

www.lumosity.com

Alzheimer's Association

www.alz.org

Connecting With Alzheimer's Patients -- Even in the Latest Stages of the Disease

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/marie-marley/alzheimers_b_1244155.html

101 Activities | Alzheimer’s Association

http://www.alz.org/living_with_alzheimers_101_activities.asp

The Benefits of Cooking with Alzheimer's: A Caregiver's Guide

http://www.culinaryschools.org/blog/cooking-with-alzheimers/

Alzheimer’s Behavior Management: Tips for Managing Common Symptoms and Problems in Dementia Patients

http://www.helpguide.org/articles/alzheimers-dementia/alzheimers-behavior-management.htm

Personal Hygiene and Dementia: A Guide for Caregivers

https://www.cleanitsupply.com/t/PersonalHygieneandDementiaAGuideforCaregivers.aspx

Home Safety and Alzheimer's

https://www.alz.org/care/alzheimers-dementia-home-safety.asp

Aging in Place Design & Technology Tips | HomeAdvisor

http://www.homeadvisor.com/r/aging-at-home-problems-solutions/

Room-by-Room Home Safety for People with Alzheimer's Disease

https://www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers/publication/home-safety-people-alzheimers-disease/home-safety-room-room

19 User-Friendly Apps for Seniors, Alzheimer's Patients and Caregivers, Individuals with Disabilities, and Special Needs Children

http://www.cellphonecity.com/blog/features/19-user-friendly-apps-for-seniors-alzheimers-patients-and-caregivers-individuals-with-disabilities-and-special-needs-children

Assistive Technology - Devices to Help with Everyday Living

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/site/scripts/documents_info.php?documentID=109

The 10 Best Cities for Technology-Assisted Living

https://www.redfin.com/blog/2015/08/the-10-best-cities-for-technology-assisted-living.html

Relocation Services

Chipman Relocations

  • Paul A. Jelderks — Relocation Specialist
  • 503-547-0984
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Senior Placement Services

Northwest Senior Resources — Adult Placement Services

  • Nancy Raske — Senior Placement Specialist
  • 503-680-9407
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  • www.nwseniorresources.com

We act as your senior placement consultant, personally recommending the best choices in Lake Oswego and the Portland Metro are for you and your loved ones.

 

Living Right — Senior Placement

  • Jennifer Cook — Senior Placement Specialist
  • 503-780-7353
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  • www.LivingRight.net

We find the most appropriate living community at no cost to the resident.

 

All About Seniors, Inc. — Referral and Placement Services

  • Jennifer Roney RN — Long Term Care and Placement Specialist
  • 503-659-3815
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  • www.allaboutseniorsinc.com

Professional Affiliations