Cathy Cassata

Cathy Cassata

Freelance Writer

My specialties include health, mental health, and human behavior. I have a knack for writing with emotion and connecting with readers in an insightful and engaging way.

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Granny Pods: a senior housing option in your own backyard ...

Granny Pods: a senior housing option in your own ba...

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Assisted Living vs. Nursing Home Care

Here’s a few things to consider about assisted living facilities and nursing homes (also known as skilled nursing facilities).

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Poetry Program Empowers Participants with Dementia ...

After the loss of both her parent's to Alzheimer's disease, Molly Middleton Meyer leads groups of assisted living residents in poetry sessions.

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How Your Parent Can Test Out Assisted Living

Today there are a number of options that allow your mom or dad to test-drive communities to get a feel for how each place runs and to figure out whether it’s a good fit for them. Below are a few ways to test the waters.

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7 Common Myths About Alzheimer's Disease

It’s estimated that more than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease. With a bombardment of information easily accessible online, it can be hard to know what’s true and what’s not. The following are some common myths surrounding the disease.