1. Dementia Care: Dos and Don’ts of Dealing with Dementia- Part 2

    Dementia is caused by damage to brain cells and their ability to transfer information to each other and the body. The symptoms can manifest in various ways, depending on which part of the brain is affected. In patients suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, the hippocampus is affected, which is the p…Read More

  2. Dementia Care: Dos and Don’ts of Dealing with Dementia- Part 1

    Dementia is a terrifying symptom of disease that robs its victim of their memory. Dementia is not a disease itself but is a symptom of several (usually chronic and/or terminal) diseases. Despite common misconceptions, memory loss is not a normal part of aging and can indicate a larger problem. An un…Read More

  3. Debunking the Myths About Falls Part 2

    There are many myths about seniors falling, but it's important to separate fact from fiction. Falls can be serious for any senior, and they are all too common. But unfortunately, there are also many common myths about falls, and believing some of those myths could put you at a higher risk of fallin…Read More

  4. Debunking the Myths About Falls

    Falls are a serious issue for seniors, but there are many myths about falls out there. If you've read our blogs over the last month, then you already know that we've been focusing on falls. Why? Because falls are very common for seniors, and a single fall can lead to serious injury that puts your in…Read More

  5. How to Prevent Falls

    All it takes is one bad fall to change your life, but luckily, you can take steps to lower your risk of falling. When you're young, a fall isn't a big deal. You may be temporarily down for the count, but you'll bounce back. When you're older, a fall can be much more serious, and, in some cases, even…Read More

  6. Your Guide to Falls and Prevention

    Falls are the number one cause of injuries in older adults in the United States. As you age, it becomes more difficult to balance and you aren't as flexible as you used to be, and that increases your risk of falling. For older Americans, not only is falling more likely, it's also a lot more dangerou…Read More

  7. The Facts About Social Isolation Part 2

    Many people don't realize how serious of a problem social isolation is for older adults across the United States. According to a study from the University of California, San Francisco, 43 percent of seniors report experiencing feelings of isolation or loneliness on a regular basis. With more and mor…Read More

  8. The Facts About Social Isolation

    Social isolation is a very common problem among older adults, but it's also one of the least talked about problems. More and more older Americans are choosing to live at home by themselves. In fact, according to a 2014 report conducted by the Pew Research Center, 26 percent of Americans who are 65 y…Read More

  9. Assisted Living vs. Home Care Part 2

    When you compare the benefits of assisted livings over home health care, there's no contest as to which one is best. Are you in the process of trying to determine what kind of care is best for your loved one? If your loved one does not require medical intervention on a regular basis, then you have t…Read More

  10. Assisted Living vs. Home Care

    Which is better — assisted living or home health care? When researching the kind of care you or a loved one might need, you'll find a few main categories to choose from: skilled nursing, assisted living or home health care. A stay in a skilled nursing facility is generally more temporary in nature…Read More