Category: Memory Care
The holidays are a time filled with love and laughter. These occasions often give us the opportunity to catch up with relatives and loved ones we haven’t seen during the year. During these interactions, you might notice some changes in….
As we age, our bodies and our minds evolve. Sometimes this change results in cognitive decline, including a lessening of mental acuity related to dementia. Identifying, acknowledging, and managing this season of change can be a challenge for the person….
One consequence of us living longer lives is there’s an increasing number of seniors who need long-term care. While the care needs of people change as they age, staying at home and living independently for as long as possible….
Your home is your castle. But, as we age, different considerations emerge regarding our living environments, so those “castles” need to evolve to meet changing needs. While it’s important to be able to embrace independence, make sure it is….
In America today, we can expect to live longer than ever before. As we navigate our senior years, carefully managing chronic conditions is one key to staying healthy. Getting older can bring on health problems as our bodies change….
How to determine if you are a caregiver and what you can do to support seniors close to you We’re living longer, healthier lives. While it is a tremendous bonus to enjoy each other’s company for years more than in….
It is important to recognize the difference between agitation and aggression in people living with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. Agitation means an individual is restless or worried; the person can’t seem to settle down. They may be….
For seniors, staying active, laughing, and simply having fun helps the body stay strong and mind stay sharp. Whether living independently, in an assisted living community, or skilled nursing center, there are plenty of activities for older adults to enjoy….
Little things that go a long way For people living with dementia, it can be difficult to retain a sense of identity and to remember important moments from the past. Creating shadow boxes to house warm memories can help recall….
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….