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Friday Roundup

submitted February 21, 2014 by Sue Hacker Nelson   |   comments

Each week, we highlight stories from our newsfeed on Prismatic. No account is required to see what we think is worth reading, so visit our profile often! We update it daily so there is usually something new to check out. Here is a sample of what we liked this week:

An Amazing Village Designed Just For People With Dementia from Gizmodo
Centuries after Shakespeare wrote about King Lear's symptoms, there's still no perfect way to care for sufferers of dementia and Alzheimer's. In Holland, however, a radical idea is being tested: Self-contained "villages" where dementia patients shop, cook, and live together—safely.

Activist With HIV Fights To End Stigma from NPR
Reed Vreeland was born with HIV, which means he has struggled for most of his 27 years deciding how and when to inform people about his illness. His mom was infected, but his dad was not.

Oklahoma City church group renovates shelter chapel from NewsOK
The chapel at an Oklahoma City homeless shelter has been renovated courtesy of a church group. Friday, the Jesus House and All Souls' Episcopal Church celebrated the newly refurbished space with a special blessing and dedication ceremony at the shelter, 1335 W Sheridan.

Community soup kitchen expands from St. George News
A little before noon on Valentine’s Day, a man wearing a framed-backpack and camouflage pants joined a long line that extends out from the doorway of the community soup kitchen at Grace Episcopal Church.

10 Things to Do Right Now to Simplify Your Digital Life from Apartment Therapy
In a studio apartment, with its tiny closets and even tinier kitchen cabinets, it's essential to be disciplined about clearing clutter. But online? Where your Gmail inbox has seemingly endless storage space and you can hide your hoarding "in the cloud"? It's easy to amass an insurmountable pile of digital junk.

Let us know which articles you liked (or didn't) in the comments!