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Dawn Owens

Dawn has been part of the Cottage family for over 10 years. She comes from a strong background in mental health care, with a certification in crisis intervention. Dawn has two daughters, Alika and Ava. She enjoys walking, scrapbooking, and playing softball.

Recent Posts

5 Ways Seniors Can Get a Better Night's Sleep

Many senior adults have irregular sleep patterns caused by anything from poor habits to medication side effects. And while you can’t control everything surrounding your sleeping, there are some steps that you can take ... Read More

5 Essential Tech Tools for Seniors

From health benefits to social benefits, good things come to seniors who stay up-to-date on the latest Read More

Healthy Eating Tips for Your Senior Mom

Making sure your senior mom eats healthy doesn’t have to dominate all of your time. Here are a few quick and easy ways you can make sure Mom is getting all of the nutrition she needs even when you’re not ... Read More

Personalized Music May Benefit Seniors with Dementia

Many studies have been done on how different types of art can help seniors with dementia. From Read More

How Often Should Seniors Be Screened for Cancer?

Screening for cancer is when a doctor tests a person for cancer before they have any symptoms. Cancer screenings can help your doctor detect cancer at its earliest stages, and when it comes to something like ... Read More

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's and Dementia

In the United States, one in ten people who are age 65 and older currently has Alzheimer’s diseaseRead More

5 Ways Seniors Can Protect Their Skin

Summer is nearly upon us, and with summer comes sunshine and lots of it. And while that sunshine is beautiful and feels fantastic, it’s important that we all remember to protect our skin from its harmful rays. Here are ... Read More

Seniors Can Fight Alzheimer's with a Healthy Lifestyle

While researchers continue their quest to pinpoint the perfect course of treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, they say the best advice they currently have to stave off Alzheimer’s is to live a healthy lifestyle. Making ... Read More