Tessera of Brandon Mural Featured on FOX 13 News

WTVT-TV/DT FOX 13 News visited Tessera of Brandon last week to explore how painting can be therapeutic for those suffering from memory loss. Residents and family, as well as Tessera team members, participated in the creation of a mural of the historic Henry B. Plant Museum. See the mural’s progress…
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8 Tips for Caring for Your Pet if You Have Dementia

If you or a family member have been diagnosed with dementia, it isn’t essential that you give up caring for your beloved pet. In fact, research suggests that caring for a pet can be good for you! Pets are loyal companions that can provide structure, purpose and unconditional love. That…
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Museums to Explore in Tampa, FL

Ponce de Leon explored Florida searching for gold and the mythical fountain of youth, neither of which he found. Today’s explorers journey to Tampa to discover the many treasures found in its diverse museums. The U.S. Census Bureau named the Tampa Bay area, rich in art and museums, as one…
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12 Tips to Help Seniors Stay Active in Tampa

Physical activity can add years to your life, even if you do not start exercising until you reach your senior years. Exercise can also add years to your life by boosting your energy, improving your mood, reducing pain and other symptoms, and by helping maintain your independence. Regular activity is…
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Health Benefits of Living Near the Water

It’s no secret that life near the water has a lot to offer. Beautiful views, scenic drives, fun activities – But did you know that living near the water has health benefits as well? Doctors and researchers are finding an increased list of reasons that living near water is a…
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Best Places to Take Your Dog in Tampa, Florida

Tampa, Florida, is going to the dogs – in a good way! With its warm climate and fun lifestyle, Tampa is a great place to own a dog. Pet owners bring their canine companions nearly everywhere they go, from dog beaches to pet-friendly restaurants. If you are new to the…
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The Benefits of Painting for Brain & Mental Health

Regular exercise and healthy eating are known ways to age successfully, but also having a creative hobby, like painting, keeps your mind strong and may improve your overall quality of life. Here are six great benefits of painting that may improve your mental and physical health: 1. Promotes Stress Relief Mental-health…
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Signs It’s Time to Get a Hearing Aid

If you suffer from untreated hearing loss, what are you missing in your daily life? Maybe it’s the sound of a sudden rainstorm, a conversation with a good friend, or your grandchild’s laughter. Degradation of hearing can affect all areas of your life, and it can cause you to become…
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What Caregivers Need to Know About Wandering

The number of wandering episodes has been steadily rising, posing life-threatening consequences to those individuals living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementias. Today, it is estimated that 60% of those diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and other memory impairments will display some form of wandering behavior, which will puts vulnerable…
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