The holiday season is upon us and with that comes gift giving. It may have been easier to find a gift for your loved one before they were diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, but now you have a tougher time. Continue reading →
During the very hot days of summer, you will need a list of fun and enjoyable things to do inside where it’s cool. Seniors especially, are more prone to getting heat-related health problems than other age groups.
The encouragement and support of friends and loved ones can really help a person who suffers from depression. Kind words and helpful actions from others can play a crucial role in the recovery of the elderly adult suffering from depression. Continue reading →
The wisest thing a family caregiver can do is to know when to get help. This is especially true when the elderly loved one suffers from Alzheimer’s or dementia. These diseases affect the brain which controls communication, behavior, speech, thinking, Continue reading →
On May 11, 1989 President George Bush signed a Presidential Proclamation 5975. This proclamation designated May as the official National Stroke Awareness Month. Since then, every year the Stroke Association has led the nation in observing a month-long time it Continue reading →