At the best of times, the holidays involves a considerable amount of stress. This is even more significant if you are caring for a person with dementia. So, this post considers some ways to make sure the holidays turn out well.
This post highlights key symptoms of health conditions that seniors may experience. Many of these aren’t obvious and are easily overlooked.
In this post, we look at the key medication types that can put seniors in the hospital, along with things you can do to minimize risk.
For long-term health, good oral health is critical. In this post, we look at some of the most common teeth problems that can occur for seniors and what approaches you can take.
This post highlights games that are perfect for people with dementia, helping to promote cognitive health. What’s more, we teach you what you can look out for with this type of game.
Sleep quality can often decrease as people age. But, there are still many approaches caregivers can take to help ensure that senior family members are able to get a good night’s sleep.
Caring for Alzheimer’s patients can be an extremely draining role, especially for caregivers, who are emotionally invested in the people that they are supporting. As Kaiser Health News reports, this issue is becoming even more significant as the number of Alzheimer’s cases increase among Latinos.
GPS devices can be a powerful tool for seniors who wander, especially those with Alzheimer’s disease. These devices can help you protect family members and may even save their lives.
One of the biggest challenges when caring for an Alzheimer’s patient, or a family member with another form of dementia, is the differences between their reality and your own. For many caregivers, it can be tempting to simply correct the patient, telling them that they are wrong. But, there are other ways to approach the situation.
Dementia presents many challenges for caregivers but these tips can help to make communication a little bit easier.
As caregivers, it’s important to understand and embrace the significance of music for yourself and also for the person you are caring for. Music really can act as a powerful tool and there are a range of ways to take advantage of it.
Loneliness can often seem like a natural part of life and aging. Because of this, it’s easy to underestimate just how significant aging can be or what impacts it can have on physical and mental health.
Hiding dementia symptoms is a surprisingly common practice among seniors and it is a behavior that is actually associated with some pretty significant risks.
Medication costs can often seem overwhelming, especially if you are on a number of different medications. Thankfully, there are some approaches you can take to decrease your medication cost.
Weight loss is often difficult, but it isn’t impossible. This video highlights ways that caregivers can help seniors to lose weight with diabetes and shows that even among seniors with many challenges, weight loss can be possible.
Protecting seniors from falls is an important task, but one that can sometimes seem overwhelming. This video focuses on some of the underlying reasons behind falls in seniors and the connection between diabetes and fall prevention.
Depression can be a serious issue for seniors, yet it is often overlooked and untreated – which can lead to serious health problems.
Seniors can face many challenges when it comes to sleeping, but solutions do exist, even though they seem difficult to find.
Falls can be a major issue, especially for seniors, but there are ways to reduce this risk without great expense
As a caregiver, learning how to help with the challenges of diabetes can be important