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Driving with Dementia

The privilege to drive is a great symbol of freedom and independence—starting from the moment a teenager is granted their learner’s permit, and continuing through to an older individual being able to drive themselves to doctor’s appointments.  When a neurocognitive disorder affects changes in the brain, though, the risk of driving may outweigh the privilege to drive. This post is designed to help provide information and resources regarding making decisions on whether or not to continue ...

Senior Support During the Holidays

With the beginning of the holiday season just a couple days away, the staff at A Wiser Mind would like to offer a wish of happiness and health to everyone, no matter which holiday you celebrate.

While the holiday season is about spending time with the people you love, these next few weeks can be hard for those without a strong, supportive network of family and friends. One thing to be thankful for, though, are the senior services that are available throughout Denver and the surrounding areas. Senior centers and rec centers throughout Colorado offer many opportunities for the senior population to get active, both physically and socially, within their communities. Many of these centers provide daily exercises classes, art classes, social clubs, and even lunch and meal services. These centers are great for busting the winter blues and staying active when it’s cold outside.

Take a look at the list we’ve put together, below.