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A journey of passion and growth: Ndinda’s scholarship story

Ndinda Spada’s journey at Summer House, Wesley Palms’ memory care neighborhood, began in 2014, marking the start of her dedicated service to older adults. With 19 years of experience in various roles, her commitment to the well-being of Summer House residents shines through her educational pursuits, which have been supported in part by scholarships through the Front Porch Communities Foundation. Ndinda graduated with a Bachelor’s in Psychology from Alliant International University and a Ma…

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Skype Socials Offers New Opportunities to Individuals with Dementia

Every Friday, Kristy and Jayn get together for a Skype video chat. The conversation drifts easily from stories about their families to reflections on their very different upbringings, and then, always, to their mutual passion: cooking. But what makes this conversation somewhat unique is that Jayn has dementia and is living in a memory care neighborhood and Kristy is a 20-something graduate student. Kristy connected with Jayn, who lives at Summer House at Wesley Palms, through …

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