Rose Villa residents Ed and Judie Hansen share their journey to shed light on a growing challenge seniors face

Rose Villa residents Ed and Judie Hansen recently sat down with writer Ellen Spitaleri share their experience with Alzheimer's.

Prior to moving to Rose Villa, the couple lived in Eugene, Oregon where they began their journey through Alzheimer's 5 years ago. 

“Moving here was a smart move when we can still take advantage of all that Rose Villa offers,” Hansen said.

Isolation can become a problem for those with Alzheimer’s and their partners, but “here there is no isolation,” Hansen said, adding that several times a year interns with the county’s social services department work with Rose Villa’s various support groups.

Read the full article here, including comments from Rose Villa's CEO, Vassar Byrd, and Tracy Morgan, Executive Director of the Oregon chapter of the Alzheimer's Association.

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