Health, Happiness and Senior Living
Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease currently affects over five million Americans over the age of 65, although it can and does affect younger men and women. Typically associated with the most common symptoms like memory loss and forgetfulness, Alzheimer’s dementia progresses….
From memory problems and cognitive decline to a growing loneliness epidemic, seniors are especially vulnerable to mental health issues. Studies have shown common mental health issues like anxiety and depression can also have a negative impact on general health and wellness. In many….
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….
The best childcare centers partner with parents, sharing the goals of protecting, guiding and nurturing each child’s health, development, and well-being. With experienced and enthusiastic teachers, youngsters thrive, make friendships, prepare for kindergarten and build a strong foundation for success…..
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,….