Learning to Reframe Regret in Later Life

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Last week I traveled to San Francisco to present two research posters at the American Psychological Association’s National Conference and found myself attending a panel with famed existential psychologist Dr. Irvin Yalom. A preeminent scholar-practitioner of the 21st century, Dr. Yalom wrote several New York Times best-selling books, including the seminal text for group psychotherapy, and … Continue reading Learning to Reframe Regret in Later Life

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What the Heck is Dementia? I Have a Better Question at Ask?

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What the heck is dementia? I have a better question. By David Hart, Ph.D. For over a decade now, I’ve taught a community health series I call Memory Boosters. Memory Boosters is a 4-part program that addresses brain fitness and neuroplasticity. The course inevitably attracts older adults who are concerned about their memory. Most frequently … Continue reading What the Heck is Dementia? I Have a Better Question at Ask?

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Top Strategies For Transitioning into Assisted Living

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At Always Best Care South Bay, we recognize that transitioning into assisted living can present a number of challenges and concerns for both new residents and their family members. We strongly believe in providing a safe, independent and dignified lifestyle for every client. Always Best Care South Bay is the one of the only home … Continue reading Top Strategies For Transitioning into Assisted Living

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Top Questions Adult Children Ask About Aging Parents

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For your aging parents, assisted living is not your only option. As many adult children struggle to care for aging parents, they may have questions regarding what to expect and what resources and options are available to them. There is historical precedent for immediately moving ailing parents directly into assisted living communities to help support … Continue reading Top Questions Adult Children Ask About Aging Parents

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Benefits of music for seniors with Alzheimer’s disease and Other Dementias

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Studies have shown that integrating music into a senior’s daily routine is an excellent way to stimulate memory and improve overall quality of life. Seniors with Alzheimer’s disease, or a related dementia, are particularly receptive to the therapeutic benefits of music. The team at Always Best Care is dedicated to enriching the lives of the seniors we … Continue reading Benefits of music for seniors with Alzheimer’s disease and Other Dementias

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