Bryan-College Station home listings for people who need a lot of living space | Local News

Located on a quiet cul-du-sac in one of the most prestigious neighborhoods in the Brazos Valley, this custom home sits on nearly a half acre lot with a privacy brick fence and boasts over 4,000 square feet. The split floor plan allows for ample amounts of storage and space with four large bedrooms, each with an ensuite bathroom. The kitchen features an island, bar seating, granite countertops and high-end appliances complete with a breakfast room and a separate formal dining room (or flex room) with gorgeous French doors. The kitchen flows into the spacious living room with built-in shelves, a wet bar and high ceilings. Adjacent to the living room is a beautifully designed sunroom with lovely, sleek windows overlooking the large backyard. Enjoy the large, private master suite with a sitting area and a separate flex room that could be used as an exercise room, study or nursery. The

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Dementia-friendly home aims to help people with Alzheimer’s

Many people whose loved ones suffer from Alzheimer’s disease struggle with the idea of leaving them home alone, worried about whether they’ll be safe — and yet, they know independence is important, too.

With that struggle in mind, a new “dementia-friendly” model apartment was recently constructed in New York City, aiming to show people how to make their home safer for people who have diseases like Alzheimer’s.

“It’s a lot of things people just really don’t think about,” Jennifer Reeder, a clinical social worker and director of education and social services for the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, told TODAY.

The apartment includes safety features like a stove cover and automatic fire extinguishers, a round table instead of one with sharp corners, a smart refrigerator that allows caregivers to see inside remotely so they know if someone has eaten, as well as design touches meant to enhance someone’s mood, like the

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