New dementia care program addresses growing need in State College

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CENTRE COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — A long term care facility is making changes to help provide better care for those with higher level dementia.

Juniper Village at Brookline has created a special space and program within their facility, which will also help decrease waiting lists.

27 individuals with more advanced memory impairment and physical limitations will be served by a specialized team, including coordinators specializing in music, fitness, and sensory engagement.

The facility began accepting residents on February 1.

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