Lack of Movement Linked to Depression

Depression and Lack of Movement Could lack of movement be linked to depression? More scientific studies are concluding that prolonged sitting can lead to psychological distress decreasing your feelings of well-being. Mood disorders including depression can both stem from or be … Read More

Senior Celebrity Spotlight: Angela Lansbury

Actress/singer Angela Lansbury turned 91 this past October and is proving that you can still do what you love at any age. Although Angela has had many acting successes throughout her life, she’s undoubtedly most recognized for her outstanding role … Read More

5 New Year Resolution’s for Older Adults

2017 is on it’s way and you know what that means…resolution time! Even if you gave up on resolutions years ago, it’s never too late to become re-inspired! You have to admit, the idea of a fresh new year and … Read More

What is Lewy Body Dementia?

What is Lewy Body Dementia (LBD)? To understand Lewy Body Dementia it is important to first understand the term dementia on a whole. Dementia is a general term for loss of memory and other mental abilities severe enough to interfere with … Read More

The link Between Disrupted Sleep and Alzheimer’s Disease

A longstanding belief is that Alzheimer’s Disease destroys one’s biological clock and leads to disrupted sleep. This theory is now being debunked by researchers out of Cambridge, Berkley and other prestigious universities. Researchers were admittedly not sure what caused the disruption but … Read More

Understanding Sundowning

Sundowning Sundowning is a dementia related symptom which causes behaviors to increase during the evening and night hours. Specific behaviors include elevated agitation, confusion and disorientation. For those of us without dementia, the evening can be a time to wind … Read More

5 Fun Ways to Exercise Your Brain

I don’t know about you, but when it comes to exercising physically or mentally, I need it to be fun to keep me motivated! Below are 5 ways to keep your brain fit without lofty tasks such as  “learn a … Read More

5 Ways to Ease Arthritis in Daily Living

By guest blogger: Ramona Joseph with the Trudeau Corporation With National Senior Health and Fitness Day coming, Trudeau Corporation would like to discuss daily living tools catered to seniors and those with arthritis and limited hand dexterity. This line of tools … Read More

9 Tips to Make Doctor Appointments More Effective for Seniors

Doctor’s appointments are an excellent place for an advocate, whether it is family member, a friend or hired help. There is usually a tremendous amount of important information dispelled in a very short amount of time and having a second … Read More

The Cycle of Life: From Daycare to Adult Daycare

Childhood seems like it takes forever. Days drag, months slowly go by—and then a year is gone. This same process goes on and on, for what seems like eternity. But when we get older, time seems to travel at a … Read More