5 Myths about Alzheimer’s Disease

In honor of National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, we thought we would clear up some common myths that surround this disease that affects more than 5 million Americans. There is currently no way to prevent or cure this disease, but researchers are learning more every single day. It is important for individuals to be educated … Continue reading 5 Myths about Alzheimer’s Disease

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Fun Fall Activities for Seniors

Fall is officially here and that means enjoying cooler weather and all of the fun festivities that autumn brings. It’s a great time for families to get together to celebrate. While Halloween and Thanksgiving are just around the corner and bring their own excitement, there are plenty of other ways to enjoy the fall as … Continue reading Fun Fall Activities for Seniors

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Building Stronger Bones and Muscles with Aging

Healthy bones, muscles, and joints are important at every age, but especially so for seniors. Broken bones can take longer to heal and increase risk of complications as you age. In addition, weak muscles and stiff joints can lead to inactivity, which only makes these issues worse. It can be a vicious cycle. Staying active … Continue reading Building Stronger Bones and Muscles with Aging

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Reducing the Risk of Falls for Seniors

With aging, it’s not unusual for balance and coordination to begin to decline. Everything from medications or poor eyesight to decreased strength or physical challenges can increase the risk of falling. Your loved one may have gone up the same stairs dozens of times, but today they tripped and fell. Falls can be dangerous for … Continue reading Reducing the Risk of Falls for Seniors

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Helping Loved Ones with Dementia Feel More Included

Dementia can be a difficult diagnosis to cope with. Seniors may have really good days where they’re alert and present, and then some days where they’re more confused and disconnected. As a family member, there are plenty of ways that you can help to keep them engaged. Over time, your loved one may struggle to … Continue reading Helping Loved Ones with Dementia Feel More Included

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