Health, Happiness and Senior Living
Using sensory stimulation therapy helps people with Alzheimer’s disease: everyday objects can trigger positive emotions and memories. Using everyday objects to stimulate senses can trigger emotions and memories in seniors with Alzheimer’s who have lost their ability to connect with….
Jodi Tolman Stopped by Sharon TV’s “The Law, Your Money and You” Whitney Place Assisted Living and Memory Care at Sharon Community Sales Director Jodi Tolman recently appeared on the Sharon Community Television program The Law, Your Money, and You to….
As we get older, it is particularly important to select foods that supply the correct balance of nutrition to the body. A healthy diet can help fight or avoid infection and disease and keep you active. Here are some things….
There are many activities you can do indoors that are not only fun, but offer the benefits of helping you keep physically and mentally fit — and more. Here are some ideas for staying active and living a full life!….
Adults 65 and over need two types of physical activity to stay healthy or to improve their health: aerobic exercise and strength exercises. If they are generally fit and have no health concerns that limit mobility, seniors should try to….
Falls are the number one cause of injuries in older adults. Even a simple fall can result in a broken wrist or arm, a hip fracture or serious head and brain injuries. According to the Center for Disease Control and….
If you take medication, especially more than one, it is easy to miss a dose or to mix up which one to take when. If you are caring for someone else, it is particularly important their medications be managed properly…..
What’s the difference between palliative care and hospice? While similar in many ways, palliative and hospice care are different. Neither is intended to be a private care or home care option, though that might be a component. What is Palliative….
While the care needs of people change as they age, staying at home and living independently is often the desired goal of seniors. When elders choose to remain in their own homes, the support they need may be focused….
If you’re starting to feel glum, listless and irritable this time of year, you’re not alone. The days are shorter, holiday bills are piling up … we have hit the “winter blues” time of year. Here in New England, the….