Physician and researcher Dale Bredesen is the author of this boldly titled New York Times bestseller, “The End of Alzheimer’s Disease.” In his book, Dr. Bredesen describes his “Recode” protocol for not just preventing dementia, but also Reversing Cognitive Decline (ReCoDe). He has early published findings to back his claims and has trained 1500 physicians following his methods. Bredesen states, “For most of us, Alzheimer’s is an entirely preventable disease, and for many can be reversed.” Join Steve Raymond on Monday, December 16, from 3:00-4:00pm. Steve will describe Bredesen’s approach to the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease and his theories for how the disease develops.
Local historian, Jerry Wiles, will share the life of Henry David Thoreau on Monday, December 9, 2:00-3:00pm. One of America’s most famous writers, Thoreau is remembered for his philosophical and naturalist writings. In 1845 he began his famous two year stay on Walden Pond, which he wrote about in his master work, Walden.
Over the past year, 7th and 8th graders and their teacher, Samantha Mehlhorn, from the Damariscotta Montessori School have been spending time with the residents at Lincoln Home’s memory loss care community, Harbor View Cottage. Thursday, the students engaged in creating crafts to celebrate Thanksgiving. These students create a beehive of meaningful activities by spending individual time with each resident. Our residents love spending time with young people, it enriches their day, so evident in their participation, smiles and laughter. We are grateful to the Montessori School students for sharing their time and talents and contributing to the residents’ joyful and abundant living at Harbor View Cottage.