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Alzheimer’s Care: When Ronald Regan announced to the world that he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 1994, he joined one of approximately 2 million American’s suffering from this degenerative brain disease (Rothman, 2016). A little over twenty years later, we now have more than 5 million people who have been diagnosed and are in various stages of the disease process. Prolonged life expectancy, the number of baby-boomers reaching an older age, and the advances in science and early detection have all contributed to this increase.Read More
There are holidays and special occasions throughout the year. It could be Christmas or Hanukkah, Valentine’s Day, Easter, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, birthdays, anniversaries, and much more. When an elderly family member has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, it may be difficult to figure out what to get him or her. Adult children, a spouse, friends,…Read More
Senior Nutrition & Wellness: There are tons of foods that are marketed as healthy. Sometimes you need to pay a little extra attention to really figure out whether something is good for you or not so good for you. A lot of marketers realize that there is a big need for healthy foods, however, sometimes the claims are slightly over exaggerated. Some items named as healthy can be far from it. Foods that are truly healthy for you will not have a healthy label. For example, broccoli is not going to have a “low fat”, “high in fiber”, “Great source of vitamins”, “gluten free”, label on it because it’s broccoli and everybody knows it’s awesome for you.Read More
Your mother, who may be in her 70s or 80s, recently suffered a serious fall. She was rushed to the hospital and you met her there. After waiting a couple of hours you were relieved to find out that she had escaped major injuries. She didn’t suffer any significant broken bones, but a few lacerations.…Read More
When we get older we face new challenges in life. Some of those challenges can be relatively easy to overcome while others seem like they will never change. For seniors, staying positive in life is not always easy, especially when they have to give up any number of things they used to enjoy. Below are…Read More
Your mother had a stroke recently. You may be concerned about a number of things, including having another medical emergency before too long. She has been discharged from the hospital and while you certainly don’t want her to be readmitted, your concerns, fears, and anxieties could potentially have a negative impact on recovery. What is…Read More