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Professionals Attend Continuing Education Program on Alzheimer’s

Social workers and nurses recently attended a Continuing Education Program by Peter W. Ham, MA, LMHC, clinical associate in private practice at Associates in Behavioral Health, LLC. Held at Allerton House in Weymouth, the lecture and case presentation offered the healthcare professionals a way to “successfully recognize and navigate the complexities of treating their patients and families who are living with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders.” Two complimentary Continuing Education credits were provided by Allerton House in Weymouth through the credentialing agency, Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES). Continue reading “Professionals Attend Continuing Education Program on Alzheimer’s”

Capturing the Moment!

Welch Senior Living’s Allerton House Assisted Living Communities strive to “Capture the Moment!” That is the theme of this year’s National Assisted Living Week celebrations. Addressing the Welch luncheon crowd at the Indian Pond Country Club in Kingston, Welch Senior Living Executive Director Paul Casale, Jr. said the communities work to “inspire our residents to seize the day.” He thanked the residents for entrusting us with “your care.” Casale, Jr. acknowledged the work of the staff to create a beautiful experience for the day and a week of celebrations filled with exciting activities. Continue reading “Capturing the Moment!”

Daisy Delivers Smiles

Golden retriever and registered therapy dog Daisy and her trainer Brian Kling bring smiles to residents of Allerton House in Weymouth. Research shows that pet therapy offers comfort and enjoyment to older individuals in communities such as assisted living. The benefits of animal-assisted therapy go beyond the feelings of well-being generated by visits. Studies demonstrate that using dogs like Daisy in a range of activities can help people cope with serious medical issues and reduce stress and anxiety. Continue reading “Daisy Delivers Smiles”