What are the Benefits of a Nonprofit Nursing Home?

When searching for the right nursing home for your loved one, there are many things to consider. Your checklist will likely include things such as price, proximity, and environment along with the information you receive from the facility and reviews regarding … Read More

How to Create Meaningful Activities as a Caregiver

Providing seniors with meaningful activities lifts spirits, enhances mood and provides several mental health benefits. Maintaining a sense of purpose and self-reliance is very important to seniors even when they are in need of caregiving due to dementia or major physical … Read More

Is Dementia Hereditary?

If you have a family member with dementia, you may be wondering if it is hereditary. The answer is yes…and no. The genetics of dementia are complex with many factors weighing in. If your loved one has dementia, the first … Read More

Surviving with Humor: Tough Times Call for Laughter

    When going through hard times, it may seem impossible to find humor in anything. If a loved one is suffering or has passed, guilt may also be at play. You may feel selfish or insensitive for even thinking of … Read More

Warning Signs Your Elderly Loved One Needs Help

When an elderly loved one needs help at home, it is not always obvious. In fact, it is usually the people who are closest that are the last to notice warning signs. Why? Familiarity. When changes happen gradually over time, … Read More

How to Check the Reputation of a Long Term Care Facility

  Searching for the right long term facility for your loved one can become emotional and overwhelming. With so much to consider such as cost, location and care options, the last thing you want to worry about is if a … Read More

Senior Care: Spice up Your Calendar with Fun Observance Days!

Did you know that you can find at least one if not several observance days for every day out of the year? Jazzing up the activity calendar at your senior care community is simple when you add these easy but unexpected … Read More

Dementia Support Through Creativity and Craft

With a little bit of creativity, anyone can turn very little into something impactful for someone with dementia. It is up to those that are able to help fill voids that dementia takes away. Although memories and other losses and … Read More

Respectful Communication with Seniors: Don’t Call me Sweetie!

Pet names can be sweet signs of affection to the intimate people in your life. For many families it is totally acceptable to call your husband honey, your child sweetie or your pet pookie. However, what’s cute for family and … Read More