The demands and responsibilities that come with caring for another person with Dementia, Alzheimer’s or other health conditions can become overwhelming. Even dedicated and well-meaning caregivers can be affected by a common condition known as caregiver burnout (also known as….
When it comes to finding an independent living community, knowing where to start can be difficult. After all, there are dozens of options and they can all seem very different. Luckily, taking a strategic approach to finding your new home….
Advances in technology may seem hard to keep up with, but you don’t have to be a teenager to take advantage of the latest developments. Seniors are becoming more tech savvy as they realize what a huge advantage electronic devices….
The Mediterranean Diet has long been touted for several health benefits, but recent research found following this plan can significantly reduce the risk of dementia. A study recently presented at the Alzheimer’s Association’s International Conference in London found older adults….
There are a number of factors involved in the success of the healing process and professional post-surgical care is beneficial to the patient post-surgery. From filling and taking prescription medication to wound care and physical therapy, additional support from our….
As the U.S. population ages, the needs of the senior citizen community continue to evolve. The U.S. Census Bureau states that the population aged 65 and older has increased by a factor of 11 in the past 100 years, and….
It’s essential to stay independent and active at any age, and during the summer months, enjoying the outdoors can help independent seniors maintain their health and vitality. There are a lot of options for staying active in warmer weather,….
Today, one million Americans live in senior living communities with that number projected to double by the year 2030. As the population ages, seniors are increasingly taking advantage of new options to improve their quality of life, including assisted living communities…..
As we age, it is very common to need help completing daily activities. Some turn to friends and family for assistance, while others transition into assisted living residences. For those who need care beyond what friends and family can provide,….
For a phenomenon experienced by everybody at one point or another, stress goes largely ignored while it takes its toll on the body and mind of those affected. Stress affects approximately 77 percent of the population regularly, and about 33….