Holidays can be meaningful, enriching times for both the person with Alzheimer’s disease and his or her family. Maintaining or adapting family rituals and traditions helps all family members feel a sense of belonging and family identity.
Making healthy food choices is a smart thing to do — no matter how old you are! Your body changes through your 60s, 70s, 80s, and beyond. Food provides nutrients you need as you age. Use these tips to choose foods and beverages for better health at each stage of life.
Diabetes is a serious disease, and it affects many older adults. The good news is that you can take steps to delay or prevent type 2 diabetes, which is the most common form of the disease to develop in older adults. If you already have diabetes, there are steps you can take to manage the condition and prevent diabetes-related health problems.
When caring for an aging parent or relative from afar, it can be hard to know when your help is needed. Sometimes, your parent will ask for help. Or, the sudden start of a severe illness will make it clear that assistance is needed. But, when you away from them, some detective work might be necessary to uncover possible signs that support or help is needed.
We would like to invite you to our community for a front porch tour! Our front porch tours provide a way for you to visit our community, tour the grounds, and even peek through the windows to see inside.
Learning about the two terms and the difference between them is important and can empower individuals with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, their families, and their caregivers with necessary knowledge.
Oftentimes people will associate moving into a Senior Living community as a loss of independence or way of life. However, this belief is inaccurate. Today we will explore some myths about Senior Living and the truth behind them.
Senior living is a seemingly simple term that can mean many different things. Learn about the various types of senior living, such as independent living, assisted living and memory care, and how to determine if it is right for you or your loved one.