Paula Richardson, Life Coordinator at Belfair Gardens, gives an ice cream cone to Cora Sumrall during an ice cream social held in new 1940s-style ice cream shop on Thursday afternoon at Belfair Gardens. The ice cream shop is part of the new wing that was decorated as a 1940s town square to help lift the spirits of the residents of Belfair Gardens who have Alzheimer's and dementia.
Paula Richardson, Life Coordinator at Belfair Gardens, gives an ice cream cone to Cora Sumrall during an ice cream social held in new 1940s-style ice cream shop on Thursday afternoon at Belfair Gardens. The ice cream shop is part of the new wing that was decorated as a 1940s town square to help lift the spirits of the residents of Belfair Gardens who have Alzheimer's and dementia. Delayna Earley, Staff Photo
Paula Richardson, Life Coordinator at Belfair Gardens, gives an ice cream cone to Cora Sumrall during an ice cream social held in new 1940s-style ice cream shop on Thursday afternoon at Belfair Gardens. The ice cream shop is part of the new wing that was decorated as a 1940s town square to help lift the spirits of the residents of Belfair Gardens who have Alzheimer's and dementia. Delayna Earley, Staff Photo

1940s makeover at Belfair Gardens helps Alzheimer's patients go for a walk down memory lane

January 15, 2013 12:01 AM