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Learn How to Become Dementia Friendly

The approximately 91,000 Minnesotans living with Alzheimer’s could use more friends who understand their disease and know how to be supportive. Attend a Dementia Friends information session on February 1st from 2 to 3pm at The Sanctuary at West St. Paul to learn about dementia and how to help people who are living with it in…

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How to Find Zen in the Workplace

After the busy holiday season, it’s easy to feel over-taxed heading into the new year, but as leaders in the senior care industry, it’s important to nurture our own well-being to better serve others. Senior Living professionals learned how to navigate 2018 with direction, intention and mindfulness from Greta Wenzel, a yoga instructor at Green Lotus…

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Meet The Sanctuary’s Memory Care Manager

Maria Young, LPN, Memory Care Manager for The Sanctuary at West St. Paul ensures that each Memory Care resident here enjoys an engaged, purposeful and secure lifestyle. Young recently joined The Sanctuary team and brings 20 years of skilled nursing experience, mostly caring for those with dementia, to her role. She oversees the day-to-day operations of…

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Getting Personal is the Heart of The Sanctuary’s Memory Care Program

Each person is unique and deserving of enjoying an engaged and purposeful life despite whatever memory care challenges he or she faces. The Sanctuary at West St. Paul’s team of memory care partners is specially trained to deliver a progressive and forward-thinking approach to reignite the spark inside to help engage those with memory care impairment…

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Chair Chi Creator Touts its Benefits
The founder of the Chair Chi gentle exercise program, Pat Griffith, will be hosting an Instructor Certification Course on Wednesday, July 26, from 8:30am to 5pm at The Sanctuary West St. Paul, 1746 Oakdale Ave., West St. Paul.
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Tips on How to Start Your Senior Living Search

Your senior living search answers start right here with these 12 tips. For yourself or a loved one … whether you’re simply curious, you’ve got a situation or a need, or you just feel like it’s time to make a plan, our tips will get you headed in the right direction. How do we know? Well, over…