8 Ways to Make Halloween Fun Again for Seniors

Halloween- is it for the young or just the young at heart? We say, enjoying the traditions of this holiday doesn’t have to be reserved for the kiddo’s, there is plenty of fun and magic to be shared! If you are … Read More

Mom Keeps Repeating Herself, Could she Have Dementia?

It’s a question that is all too common, “Mom is repeating herself, could she have dementia?” Even those who know very little about dementia typically link verbal repetition and “forgetfulness” to warning signs. With the high number of Alzheimer’s and … Read More

Assisted Living Care vs. Nursing Home Care

With so many senior care facilities available, it can be confusing for families to clearly understand their choices. This is especially true when families feel rushed due to a sudden change in their loved ones health status. One of the … Read More

Involuntary Weight Loss-What Caregivers Need to Know

 Many elderly loose weight as they age, however, sudden and unintentional drops in weight may be a cause for concern. This type of change may be signaling bad health or other issues that need to be addressed. Noticing a difference … Read More

September is Healthy Aging Month- Four Tips for Senior Wellness

September is Healthy Aging Month, the perfect time to put pep in your step and try something new! You’re never too old to add new things to your life becoming a healthier, happier you. This month I challenge you to … Read More

Can Nursing Homes Break Away from Unwanted Stigmas?

Just the name nursing home can send chills down the spine of an older adult. Despite massive advancements, many nursing homes continue to struggle with breaking away from unwanted stigmas stemming from the past. How nursing home stigmas began. Nursing homes have … Read More

What are ADLs and IADLs?

Have you heard the term ADLs or IADLs and wonder what it means? If so, you are not alone, becoming familiar with senior care related acronyms can take some getting used to! ADL stands for activities of daily living and … Read More

5 Great Podcasts for Seniors

  Podcasts today can be compared to what radio programming was like during the 30s-50s during the Golden Era of radio. Gripping narratives, situational comedies, wonderful story telling and so much more. While younger generations are no stranger to the … Read More

How to Tell the Difference Between Delirium and Dementia

Delirium and dementia can often be confused because both conditions can cause a person to become cognitively confused and emotionally distressed. Each typically occur when some sort of trauma has taken place within the brain. Delirium is more prevalent in … Read More

Safety Checklist for Seniors Living at Home

These days, more seniors are able to remain in the comfort of their own home as they age. This is partly due to the increasing amount of available resources for the elderly. Utilizing these resources is an important step in reducing … Read More