Dr. Marion on the “Today Show”

Marion Somers, Ph.D., an experienced, nationally recognized geriatric care manager, appeared on NBC’s “Today Show” Friday to talk about the proliferation of Nintendo Wii gaming systems in retirement and elder care communities. Joined by two older gamers, Fred and Lynn, Dr. Marion discussed the benefits of seniors playing with the Wii. “The seniors love the […]

Oscar Movie Portrays Alzheimer’s

Just in time for the Oscar’s – Feb 24th, the movie Away From Her offers a portrait of a woman slowly dissolving into Alzheimer’s. Her husband of over 40 years, Grant, watches as his wife, Fiona, puts frying pans into the freezer, instantly forgets what a bottle of wine is for, and covers the house […]

Share Your Caregiving Story with WGBH

Many of you already share your advice, recommendations, and stories about caring for your loved ones in the AGIS Forums. WGBH in Boston wants your caregiving stories, too. In conjunction with the April broadcast of “Caring for Your Parents,” an upcoming film by “Frontline” producer and award-winning filmmaker Michael Kirk, the public television station wants […]