Tips for Coping with Dementia

Finding out that you have dementia can be pretty scary. Although there is no cure, there are some ways to slow down the cognitive decline and to cope with the dementia. One way to take care of yourself is to take care of your physical health. Make sure to get exercise in some way, get [...]

By |2017-01-07T17:33:49-05:00August 22nd, 2016|Memory Care|0 Comments

Reasons to Consider Assisted Living

There’s a common misconception that moving into senior housing will mean losing your independence or that the residents are all incapable of doing things on their own. What people often don’t realize is that there are various types of options when it comes to senior housing and care. Assisted living is one of those options, [...]

By |2017-01-07T17:33:49-05:00August 21st, 2016|Assisted Living|0 Comments

Internet Use Benefits for Seniors

Technology and the internet aren’t always embraced by seniors. However, there are quite a few benefits to learning how to use a computer and navigate around the internet. Here are a few examples of ways a senior’s life can be enhanced through the internet. There is so much to be seen and discovered through the [...]

By |2017-01-07T17:33:49-05:00August 20th, 2016|Senior Living|0 Comments

How to Deal with Difficulty Sleeping

Although it is a common belief that the older we get, the less sleep we need, older adults tend to need between seven and nine hours of sleep each night. However, as people age, their sleep patterns often end up changing. This might often be due to a change in the circadian rhythm. Many times, [...]

By |2017-01-07T17:33:49-05:00August 19th, 2016|Senior Living|0 Comments

Common Signs of Alzheimer’s

When someone begins to develop Alzheimer’s, there are a variety of signs and symptoms that might start showing up. The order isn’t always the same, and someone with Alzheimer’s doesn’t necessarily go through all of these. However, these are some of the most common signs. One of the first signs you might notice in your [...]

By |2017-01-07T17:33:49-05:00August 18th, 2016|Memory Care|0 Comments

Benefits of Intergenerational Connections

Having close relationships with people of different ages is really beneficial for each person in that relationship. Every generation has something to provide, no matter how old or young, so you’ll always be able to learn from someone of a different age. Seniors have lived through a lot and have life experience that they can [...]

By |2017-01-07T17:33:49-05:00August 17th, 2016|Senior Living|0 Comments

Benefits of Friendship

When we were young, it was pretty easy to make friends. We talked to the other kids at school, invited our neighbors over to play, and generally knew other kids wanted friends as much as we did. As an adult, making friends might be a little more difficult, but it is still possible. Having a [...]

By |2017-01-07T17:33:49-05:00August 16th, 2016|Senior Living|0 Comments

When Spouses Age Differently

Spouses who grow old together will have their fair share of ups and downs throughout their marriage. Eventually, a problem they might face together is that they will be aging at different speeds. One might still be able to mostly do daily tasks independently while the other is beginning to deal with a form of [...]

By |2017-01-07T17:33:49-05:00August 11th, 2016|Senior Living|0 Comments