In the last six weeks since my last update, things on property have been calm and positive. I’d like to take this opportunity to share some of the good that we’ve been seeing. The big thing is that all staff and all residents have remained healthy with no cases of COVID-19 since our lone staff [...]
People living with dementia have lost their ability to store short term memories. Asking repetitive questions is one way they try to cope.
For memory care patients, frustration is common. Loved ones may struggle with how to communicate without causing more difficulty and anxiety.
Our living parents, grandparents and great-grandparents have incredible life stories which are often unknown to the generations before them.
While some vision problems come on quickly, others worsen over time. Being knowledgeable about warning signs can help to maintain healthy eyesight longer.
Experiencing a loss of memory function can be scary. The good news is, there are ways to keep our brains sharp - from nutrient-rich food to brain games.
In this blog, we will address 5 signs that your loved one may be ready for assisted living or another type of adult residence.
It is estimated that of the 3 million people per year diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, approximately 5% will experience early onset symptoms.
In the best of times, we know that stress can instigate and aggravate chronic disease. But in these times of crisis and isolation for some seniors, the affect that stress has on their health has become a real concern. How does stress affect illness, and how can we help our loved ones to de-stress and [...]
This is a bittersweet time and siblings and loved ones often find themselves locked in conflict as to the best course of action for elder care.