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Managing the Behavioral Changes with Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease lessens or reduces brain function among those who have it. The disease causes brain cells to deteriorate and eventually die. As a result, people with Alzheimer’s experience a change of behavior and personality. This may be one of the reasons why your affected family member is receiving in-home care services, which is necessary. … Continue reading

5 Ways to Improve Sleep for Seniors

Do you find yourself tossing and turning more in bed or often waking up earlier than you did in your younger years? The National Sleep Foundation pointed out that changes to our sleeping patterns are a normal part of the aging process. However, disturbed sleep, waking up tired, and other effects of not getting enough … Continue reading

4 Notable Assisted Living Facts

Moving an aging loved one into an Assisted Living Facility is often an emotional step for the family. That is why each member of the family needs to weigh the options well for the welfare of their aging loved one. Assisted Living communities are great options for older adults who want to balance independence and … Continue reading

“Healthy” Foods Seniors Should Really Avoid

Eating healthy plays a major part in maintaining optimal health but did you know that there are many “healthy” foods that seniors shouldn’t really be eating? A lot of these foods are off-limits due to their high-bacteria content or food poisoning potential, which may jeopardize the health of seniors in their older years. It’s generally … Continue reading

Signs You Are in Need of Home Health Care

It may be difficult to transition to home health care. We may occasionally hear about the benefits of in-home care services, but think that we are still capable of living alone. Some may be worried they would lose a sense of independence when someone helps them with daily tasks. When do we know that we … Continue reading

Combating Social Isolation in Seniors

There will be times in people’s lives that they want to isolate themselves from people. However, there are times when people become isolated, not by choice. These include retirement, death of a spouse, disability, the moving of family, among others. Isolation can be detrimental to one’s health. According to one study, people who are socially … Continue reading