Gardening in your golden years:

Gardening in your golden years As Mary Poppins said, “A thing of beauty is a joy forever.” Many seniors know the joy of planting, tending, and benefiting from the literal fruit, flowers, and vegetables in a garden. Aging doesn’t have to diminish the benefits of enjoying the outdoor as a gardener. There are a few [...]

Spring cleaning from the inside out:

  When the weather begins to warm up, it’s natural to throw open the windows and clean up your home or apartment. But spring cleaning doesn’t have to only be for your house! You can use this wonderful time of year as an opportunity to do some spring cleaning on the inside by eating well. [...]

Common Types of Dementia

There are a variety of different kinds of dementia, but there are some that are more common than others. The most common and most well-known form of dementia would be Alzheimer’s. There are a few others that aren’t quite as well-known but are also common, though. These are vascular dementia, Lewy body dementia, and frontotemporal [...]

By |2017-01-07T17:33:48-05:00September 21st, 2016|Memory Care|0 Comments

What Is Anosognosia?

It’s quite possible that you’ve never heard of the term anosognosia, but it’s something that often happens with people who have been diagnosed with serious illnesses, such as dementia. Anosognosia is the inability to recognize a defect or disorder that is clinically evident. This is common in older adults who have recently had a stroke [...]

By |2017-01-07T17:33:48-05:00September 3rd, 2016|Memory Care|0 Comments

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

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