Hawaii Pacific Gerontological Society Webinar https://youtu.be/7sgElCZHIj8?t=131Continue reading
2019 in Pictures :)
The MemoriesConnect Team is networking, networking, networking! We’re busy building our MemoriesConnect community in Oahu and beyond. Here’s some of our 2019 meetings and presentations. Each was an opportunity to gain insight and feedback to help develop a solid product, “MemorC”, a tablet based app that re-enforces memory and connection […]Continue reading
MemorC in New York
Holger and I recently traveled to the East Coast, visiting family and friends in Manhattan. As an added bonus, we reached out to a leading dementia care community in New York City. We were fortunate to meet Nancy Hendley-Branscomb, Dementia Care Trainer at CaringKind. She studied art and eventually found […]Continue reading
MemorC now available on iPad® and iPhone®
Our first update to the original version of MemorC is now available for installation from the Apple App Store®. The new version works on the iPhone in addition to iPads, which makes use of the app much easier for the administrator (the administrator is the person who prepares the app […]Continue reading
Dr. Warren Interview on ThinkTech Hawaii – Aging with Grace
Jay Fidell, host of Think Tech’s program, “Aging with Grace” talks with Dr. Warren Wong, Clinical Professor in the Department of Geriatric Medicine at the University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine. Dr. Wong spent the majority of his career providing consultant care for people with Alzheimer’s disease and […]Continue reading
3 Quick Things – Your Christmas Gift to Us!
Hi, Wow, we did it. Through all our twists, turns and fixes, we were able to get the MemorC app in to the Apple Store before Christmas. That’s our gift to ourselves!! But there’s a lot more for us to do. Can you give as a little gift too??? 1. […]Continue reading
Testing the MemorC app at One Kalakaua Senior Living, Honolulu, Hawaii
In the last several months, we’ve been testing our app to see what works and what doesn’t work*. One person who has helped us a great deal is Lute Manumanu, Lead Activities at One Kalakaua Senior Living a premier senior living community in Honolulu. She helped us with testing of seniors […]Continue reading
Can life still be good?
When a person’s memory declines, how does it feel? Can life still be good? On a bright and beautiful Sunday morning, we were invited to talk with May at her home in Manoa Valley. May is a friendly, outgoing person. Her daughter, Kathy, tells us that in the past she […]Continue reading
How do you develop a “dementia-friendly” community?
Dr. Christy Nishita, a Researcher and Gerontologist at the Center on Aging, University of Hawai’I, has thought about this a lot and recently gave a presentation at the Kuakini Medical Center called “Building a Dementia Capable System in Hawaii.” I had a chance to chat with Dr. Nishita about inter-generational […]Continue reading
Meet one of our app testers
The MemoriesConnect team interviewed a recent app “tester” Marie-Louise Ansak and she is not your ordinary senior. Originally from Switzerland and a life-long traveler, she’s led an accomplished life. She’ll celebrate her 90th birthday in August. At the age of 65, Marie-Louise retired after an amazing career as a social […]Continue reading