In Home Care Services

By |2022-03-30T22:46:38+00:00November 4th, 2021|

Aging adults often require some form of care or assistance. Even persons who enjoy their independence may want someone to keep them company or with whom they can do hobbies. Other persons may need additional care but would prefer not to leave their homes. This could be for many reasons, like wanting to stay in [...]

How to Monitor Elderly Activities: Nursing Home Technology

By |2022-03-30T22:49:02+00:00April 26th, 2021|

Nursing Home Technology Monitors Elder Activities   Many of us are balancing the care of our aging parents and working full-time jobs, and taking care of our children. So, how do you monitor the activities of elderly parents? The advent of new-age technology has sensors, voice activation, GPS, Bluetooth, cellular connectivity via mobile phones, smartphone [...]

The Complete Guide to Elder Care Planning & Family Meetings

By |2022-04-06T17:39:06+00:00February 18th, 2020|

Most families create plans in order to achieve important goals throughout their lifetimes. Significant effort is often put into planning for homeownership, kids’ college educations, and saving for retirement. However, the vast majority of families do not put the same effort into planning for a loved one’s future elder care needs. In fact, most families […]

Signs of Elder Abuse & What You Can Do to Help

By |2020-06-15T17:53:55+00:00January 6th, 2020|

According the National Council on Aging (NCOA), 6 out of 10 elders, defined as anyone 60 and over, have experienced some form of abuse.  The World Health Organization estimates an even higher number. Studies cited by the NCOA, find that victims of elder abuse are more likely to die prematurely than other older adults. To […]

What are the Different Types of Dementia?

By |2020-03-10T22:44:46+00:00November 28th, 2019|

One of the most common questions patients and their loved ones ask is: What are the different types of dementia? Dementia causes problems with a person's memory, thinking, and ability to reason properly. Dementia occurs when parts of the brain, which are in charge of how we learn and retain information, holding our memories and [...]

Music Therapy in Dementia Care – Music & Memory

By |2020-06-14T20:44:49+00:00November 24th, 2019|

Whether you're 80 or 8 years old, music is a universal language that people of any age can relate to and enjoy. Music is not only influential on many levels, but its value reaches far beyond mere listening, especially in those that suffer from memory impairment. Most everyone enjoys music, but does listening to [...]

Stimulating Activities for Dementia Patients | Top 10 Dementia Activities

By |2022-03-30T22:57:00+00:00November 6th, 2019|

Did you know: Patients with dementia disease commonly withdraw from activities they once loved and spending time with friends and family.   These dementia patients must maintain their interests and relationships because it has been shown to reduce the effects that dementia causes, such as memory problems or cognitive impairment. By participating in hobbies and [...]

What’s the Difference Between Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease?

By |2020-06-03T20:21:46+00:00November 5th, 2019|

Many people are confused about the differences between Dementia and Alzheimer's disease, as both are related to memory disorders and age-related memory loss. Many people believe the two mean the same thing – they're often assumed to be synonymous. However, the two words mean two different things. Dementia is a general term for the progressive [...]

Breast Cancer in Seniors | Breast Cancer Treatment in the Elderly

By |2020-04-30T19:55:52+00:00November 2nd, 2019|

Breast cancer in seniors is a highly potent disease that will only be eradicated if women follow the recommended regular mammogram schedule - this is critically important, as 98% of breast cancer is successfully treated when detected early. On that same note, it’s important to remember that breast cancer risk increases significantly with age, and [...]