Month: January 2020

MERTENS HOUSE WELCOMES NEW RESIDENT

MERTENS HOUSE WELCOMES NEW RESIDENT We would like to welcome our newest resident, Valeda Barcelow. Her family has been very busy getting her settled in. Sons, Jeffrey and Jerry and their spouses, Laurie and Nancy have been helping with the move. Gail and Alan Doherty came on Wednesday to read poetry to us. It is […]

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Another Hit on the Choir Mouse at Mertens House

    We haven’t been outside but we have noticed the temperatures on the weather reports. Happy to be in where it is nice and warm and have lovely handmade afghans to cuddle in. At least the days are a little longer and the sun is shining. We did some flower arranging over the weekend […]

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What Are the Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease?

Scientists continue to unravel the complex brain changes involved in the onset and progression of Alzheimer’s disease. It seems likely that damage to the brain starts a decade or more before memory and other cognitive problems appear. During this preclinical stage of Alzheimer’s disease, people seem to be symptom-free, but toxic changes are taking place […]

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Mystery Solved at Mertens House

Things have been pretty quiet around here since the holidays are over. All the decorations have been put away and things are looking a little bare right now. We are looking forward to a few more minutes of daylight each day. Our next project is creating Valentines to send to our troops overseas. Work will […]

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