Dementia

5 Ways to Help Seniors Cope With Grief and Loss

2020-08-05T20:39:36+00:00

5 Ways to Help Seniors Cope With Grief and Loss Introduction Loss is a normal part of human life, but that doesn’t make the process any easier when it happens. Losing loved ones becomes a heartbreaking normality for many seniors, with the average life expectancy in the United States landing at 78.6 years [...]

5 Ways to Help Seniors Cope With Grief and Loss2020-08-05T20:39:36+00:00

Fun Summer Activities for Seniors

2020-07-16T19:46:37+00:00

Fun Summer Activities for Seniors Summer fever catches all of us as the leaves turn green and the sun stays out later every day. With kids on summer break and slower work schedules, many families like to plan their travels for the summer. However, summer vacations aren’t always possible for seniors who live [...]

Fun Summer Activities for Seniors2020-07-16T19:46:37+00:00

7 Tips for Securing Senior Independence

2020-07-06T16:27:04+00:00

7 Tips for Securing Senior Independence Seniors have spent several decades building a life and a home that matters to them, raising children, pursuing careers, traveling the world, and saving money for retirement. In other words, they’ve lived and made decisions independently for longer than they can remember. It makes sense why many [...]

7 Tips for Securing Senior Independence2020-07-06T16:27:04+00:00

Signs Your Loved One Needs Help with Activities of Daily Living

2020-07-06T20:35:42+00:00

Signs Your Loved One Needs Help with Activities of Daily Living As seniors age, many discover that simple activities and tasks, such as driving to the grocery store, have become more difficult. While these new struggles cause frustration and shame, some lost skills can be dangerous to senior health and safety. A term [...]

Signs Your Loved One Needs Help with Activities of Daily Living2020-07-06T20:35:42+00:00

Helping Seniors Through Sundowners Syndrome

2019-12-19T14:49:16+00:00

Helping Seniors Through Sundowners Syndrome Seniors go through many transitions as they age, especially if they struggle with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia. One of those transitions is called Sundowners Syndrome, a common pattern of mood swings that occurs in the evening for some memory care patients. The effects of Sundowners [...]

Helping Seniors Through Sundowners Syndrome2019-12-19T14:49:16+00:00

Building Meaningful Relationships with Seniors

2019-12-19T14:32:45+00:00

Building Meaningful Relationships with Seniors Some people think loneliness only affects your emotions, but studies have shown that it can impact all aspects of your health! According to a study from the National Poll on Healthy Aging, 1 in 3 seniors suffer from loneliness. Loneliness causes a number of issues for seniors in [...]

Building Meaningful Relationships with Seniors2019-12-19T14:32:45+00:00

The Dos and Don’ts of Dementia Care

2019-09-17T16:05:28+00:00

The Dos and Don’ts of Dementia Care Caring for patients with Alzheimer’s and dementia is both challenging and rewarding, but it is not as daunting as you might expect. Educating yourself about dementia and maintaining a positive and realistic attitude will help you to feel in control, even in situations that especially challenge you. [...]

The Dos and Don’ts of Dementia Care2019-09-17T16:05:28+00:00