Improving Communication with Loved Ones with Alzheimer’s Disease

Caring for a loved one with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease can be challenging. Sometimes they are alert and oriented, and other times they are confused and irritable. And some days they may be somewhere in between. But they are family, and you love them in good times and bad. Alzheimer’s can make communicating more difficult … Continue reading Improving Communication with Loved Ones with Alzheimer’s Disease

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Live in your hands

Live in your hands (and other strategies) for mental health By David W. Hart, Ph.D. May is Mental Health Awareness Month and the remembrance takes on much more meaning in 2020.  The COVID-19 pandemic has turned our world upside down and all of us are wondering if what we considered normal two months ago will … Continue reading Live in your hands

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Combatting Loneliness: Staying Connected While Apart

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, many seniors have found themselves self-isolating for several weeks. Older adults, especially those with underlying health conditions, are at greater risk when it comes to the disease, so safe distancing and staying home are key for safety. However, with little contact from others, seniors can quickly find themselves feeling depressed … Continue reading Combatting Loneliness: Staying Connected While Apart

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Boosting Quality of Life with Low Vision

It is not uncommon to experience vision changes throughout your life. Many people find that as they age, the need glasses or contact lenses to help see clearly, and their prescription changes every few years. However, some people have low vision that is unable to be corrected with a pair of glasses. Causes of low … Continue reading Boosting Quality of Life with Low Vision

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