• What Is the Difference Between Alzheimer’s and Dementia

    What Is the Difference Between Alzheimer’s and Dementia

    Millions of Americans currently live with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. Over 35% of older adults aged 85 years and older have Alzheimer’s. If you or a loved one are exhibiting symptoms of dementia, you may be wondering how to tell Alzheimer’s vs. dementia differences. Are the two conditions different? If so, how do […]

  • Safe Exercises for Adults With Dementia

    Safe Exercises for Adults With Dementia

    Adults with dementia have a higher risk of injuries because they are more likely to become dizzy, have trouble with physical coordination, and fall. But physical activity is also important for people with dementia because it can help combat some unwanted symptoms of this common disease. Therefore, what can you do to make dementia exercise […]

  • Alzheimer’s Memory Loss Myths

    Alzheimer’s Memory Loss Myths

    So you’re worried that you or a loved one may be showing the beginning signs of Alzheimer’s. You hop online to compare your symptoms against what “Dr. Google” says and you end up convinced that you not only have Alzheimer’s but that your brain is also being eaten by some rare type of amoeba. Don’t […]

  • How to Help Kids Feel Close to Faraway Grandparents

    How to Help Kids Feel Close to Faraway Grandparents

    In the United States, 80% of adults aged 65 and older are grandparents. However, being a grandparent looks different for everyone. Some grandparents are heavily involved in their children’s and grandchildren’s lives, while others are not. Distance can significantly affect how close grandkids feel to their grandparents. When you live far from your parents, it […]

  • Ways to Celebrate Senior Citizens Day

    Ways to Celebrate Senior Citizens Day

    August 21 is National Senior Citizens Day. It’s an excellent opportunity to honor the older adults you love and treat them to a fun celebration of their lives. If you’re unsure how to celebrate this fun occasion, here are a few suggestions from Elder Care Alliance. Invite Them to Teach You Something New Does your […]

  • Four Fun Activities for Children and Older Adults

    Four Fun Activities for Children and Older Adults

    Sometimes, the age gap between older adults and children can seem very large. At first glance, it may seem like children and seniors are not interested in the same things. But that couldn’t be further from the truth! There are a lot of intergenerational activities that are fun and rewarding for both children and older […]

  • How To Manage Caregiver Fatigue

    How To Manage Caregiver Fatigue

    Caring for a family member is one of the best ways to show your love for them. But being a caregiver can also strain your physical, mental, and emotional health. It’s natural to feel burned out after taking care of someone else’s needs for a while. To help you rejuvenate yourself and take care of […]

  • What To Do When an Aging Parent Doesn’t Accept Help

    What To Do When an Aging Parent Doesn’t Accept Help

    When your parents age and become less independent, it’s natural to want to step in and offer your help. After all, your parents raised you from infancy and helped you become the person you are today. The least you can do is return the favor and help them get through the golden years of their […]

  • Benefits of Pet Therapy for Seniors

    Benefits of Pet Therapy for Seniors

    Pet therapy is a diverse type of therapy that involves facilitating human interactions with animals as part of a therapy approach. According to research, pet therapy can help patients recover from various health issues. In addition, for older adults, pet therapy has proven to be a beneficial practice. A variety of communities—including Elder Care Alliance […]

  • How Quality of Life Can Improve in a Memory Care Community

    How Quality of Life Can Improve in a Memory Care Community

    When it comes to the care of your loved ones, it’s important to consider not only their physical care but also mental and emotional care. Some older adults experience Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, or other conditions that impact cognitive performance. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, the number of people with Alzheimer’s dementia aged 65 and older […]

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