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Alzheimers And The Flu: What You Should Know

By | January 29th, 2019|Categories: News|

There have been many myths pertaining to Alzheimers and the flu shot; fortunately, the flu shot has no effect on your risk for developing the chronic disease. However, it is true that Alzheimers and dementia patients are at an increased risk for suffering fatalities as a result from contracting the flu. Here's what you should know [...]

When Does Assisted Living Become A Good Option For My Loved One?

By | January 16th, 2019|Categories: News|

Transitioning into old age with grace can be difficult for the independent person. Relying on someone else to help manage your daily life can feel like you're relinquishing control that you would rather retain for far longer. Assisted living is a valuable tool any older person can benefit from, especially if they experience a chronic or [...]

What Is Early-Onset Alzheimers Disease?

By | January 3rd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Though the majority of people who live with Alzheimers disease are over the age of 65, there is a growing population of individuals who may receive a diagnosis before this age. But what is early-onset Alzheimers disease and what does it mean if I am diagnosed? Here are some facts and statistics regarding early-onset Alzheimers and [...]

3 Ways Your Mental Health Can Change As You Age

By | January 3rd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

There are countless ways your mental health can change as you age. Unfortunately, this isn't just a biological issue; mental health changes are a result of an accumulation of factors, including biological factors, social changes, and other psychological shifts. All of these factors are more likely to happen at big life transitions, including college graduations, marriages, [...]

What You Should Know About Alzheimers Disease?

By | December 20th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Alzheimers disease and dementia are two mental health conditions that typically affect older individuals. You may have noticed signs of forgetfulness among your older relatives or coworkers. Almost everyone has had an experience with this debilitating disease, but few people know about its causes, symptoms, and Alzheimers treatment options. Here's what you should know about Alzheimers. [...]

Tips To Create A Memory Care Plan For Your Loved One

By | December 18th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

When your loved one enters a retirement community or memory care facility, you may want to think about creating a memory care plan. This plan will differ depending on the needs of the individual and the services offered by a memory care facility. However, there are some common threads in creating a memory care plan that [...]

How Technology Can Benefit Seniors

By | December 14th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

  It's a rule of thumb that senior citizens and technology don't get along. But despite this societal norm, seniors are among those who can benefit most from the recent innovations in technology. Though it can be hard to introduce technology to seniors, once they start using the internet, they rarely slow down. In fact, six [...]

Head, Shoulders, Knees, And Toes: Parts Of The Body That Change As You Age

By | November 12th, 2018|Categories: News|

Unfortunately, our bodies don't stay the same forever. And until immortality becomes a thing, we have a number of health changes to experience as we begin to grow older. Here are some of the primary ways our bodies may change as we begin to age.   Vision issues Whether it's hereditary or years of hard work, [...]

Senior-Friendly Foods To Enjoy This Thanksgiving

By | November 8th, 2018|Categories: Holidays, Senior Living|

The holidays are finally here and that means a banquet of great food will be shared among your family in the near-future. But as your family members age, some elderly loved ones may not be able to eat the foods they used to. Here are some senior-friendly foods that can appeal to almost every retiree this [...]

How To Ease The Loneliness Of Seniors During The Holiday Season

By | November 2nd, 2018|Categories: News|

The holiday season can bring a mixture of emotions to an aging senior, especially if they need long term care. If they're in a memory care nursing home, you know that they're getting the best Alzheimers care available. But holiday stress can take a toll on everyone. Here's how to ease the loneliness your loved one [...]