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COVID-19 Booster for Omicron BA.4/BA.5: FDA Authorizes Updates

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued emergency use authorizations (EUAs) for updated boosters for new variants of COVID-19. These formulas of the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines are recommended for individuals 12 years of age and older. The updated boosters target both the original strain of SARS-CoV-2 and omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5.

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How To Help Your Loved One With Dementia

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In honor of Alzheimer’s and brain awareness month, Pegasus Senior Living Senior VP of Health and Wellness Dr. Sandra Petersen shares some important insights to increase awareness and help us understand how best to help those living with dementia. What’s the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia? Dementia is an “umbrella term” that encompasses Alzheimer’s disease

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Dr. Sandra Petersen Shares the Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

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We sat down with memory care expert, Pegasus Senior VP of Health and Wellness Dr. Sandra Petersen, to understand more about the signs of Alzheimer’s. If you’re looking for answers for your loved one, it’s important to be informed. Before beginning your search for “memory care near me,” get the answers to some common questions

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At Pegasus Senior Living, Our Focus is Always on Residents and Families

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At Pegasus Senior Living, we recognize the importance of great leadership and caregiving that is resident-driven. It’s our mission to celebrate and enhance all lives with kindness and integrity, and it is our goal to create exceptional experiences every day. From assisted living, independent living, and memory care, we’d like to share what some of

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How To Talk to a Parent with Dementia—Or Any of Your Loved Ones with Neurocognitive Disorders

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Dr. Sandra Petersen is the Senior Health and Wellness Consultant for Pegasus Senior Living. She designed the Connections Program for their memory care communities, focusing on neuroplasticity techniques to slow the memory loss process of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. By having engaging activities guided by trained dementia specialists, residents of the program find

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How Do You Know When a Person With Dementia Should Stop Living Alone?

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The decision to move a loved one with dementia, especially a parent, to a secure memory care environment is complex and rarely clear-cut. Most families faced with this situation struggle with the decision as dementia changes may be insidious and are hard to detect in the early stages. Each individual’s journey with dementia is very

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