Tips for Moving a Senior Parent

Moving can be one of life’s most stressful events. For senior parents, the idea of moving can be even more distressing. It may feel like giving up independence, even when it has become more challenging for them to maintain a home or safely accomplish daily tasks. Read More

Become an Alzheimer’s Awareness Advocate

If you’re caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease, purple is your color and the sixth month of the year should have special meaning. That’s because June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month. It’s the ideal time to educate yourself and others about Alzheimer’s, so more can be done to prevent and/or treat it. Read More

Adapting Activities for Loved Ones with Alzheimer’s

Being active and engaged is important for senior adults to stay healthy mentally and physically. Yet people with Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia may begin to withdraw and limit their activities due to cognitive impairments. Read More

Six Ways to Ease Caregiver Guilt

Caregiving evokes many emotions: compassion, joy, frustration, anger, grief and sadness. Guilt is also a significant feeling that often accompanies caregiving. Read More

Top 3 Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing Assisted Living

As you consider assisted living for your senior loved one, it’s important to make the right choice for the health, safety and happiness of that individual. Avoiding mistakes is essential. Empowering yourself with knowledge makes the decision easier. Read More

Tips for Supporting Someone with Dementia

Dementia is an umbrella term for a group of symptoms related to memory decline. Alzheimer’s disease is one common form of dementia. Read More

Healthier Diet Increases Mental & Physical Abilities

With March being National Nutrition Month, it’s a good time for everyone to evaluate their diets. It’s particularly important for men and women living in senior communities as healthy eating leads to increased mental sharpness and better physical condition. Read More

What You Need to Know About Heart Attack & Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in both men and women in the United States. And it affects more than older adults. Read More

Why Family Meetings Are Time Well Spent

When your calendar is typically filled to the brim, it’s hard to think about squeezing in yet another meeting. But there’s one meeting you shouldn’t miss: the family meeting about your senior loved one. Read More
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