The inability of an individual to recognize the decline in their cognitive skills can be frustrating for family, but may be a sign of a condition called anosognosia.
For those looking into senior care or assisted living, this is an important topic to understand - and there are many misunderstandings surrounding the issue. Here are the Medicaid myths you need to know the truth about.
Whether struggling to communicate or dealing with erratic outbursts, the emotional roller coaster for senior caregivers can be tough to navigate.
Music can bring many benefits to our lives. You may experience strong memories attached to certain songs, while other songs can stir up poignant emotions. There is no doubt that memory is tied to music in some way - but can it help a person suffering from dementia?
There is no cure for diabetes, but there are ways to manage the disease; including a healthy diet, weight loss and an appropriate exercise regimen.
Joint bank accounts seem to be an expedient way to make sure that your loved one's finances are in order and the bills get paid. Are they right for you?
For years, the accepted science has been that "brain games" and other brain training activities can help to stave off dementia. But do they?
We’re proud to say that all residents and staff tested NEGATIVE! While this was the expected result since nobody is symptomatic, it’s a relief knowing that, with 100% certainty, our whole facility is COVID-19 free.
Although assisted living facilities will often take responsibility for this aspect of care, seniors living at home and on multiple prescriptions should learn these basic medication management tips. If you are a family member withan aging loved one who is on medication, this is important information to make sure that their medications are being administered [...]
When choosing memory care, you'll find most centers are capable and compassionate - but they each offer different amenities, capabilities and features. One is right for your loved one