How to Choose the Right Pet

There can be a lot of benefits to owning a pet, no matter what the age. When seniors are trying to pick out a pet, it’s important to make sure that pet is compatible to the senior’s lifestyle and energy level. Here are a few things to think about when picking out a pet for [...]

By |2017-01-07T17:33:47-05:00September 25th, 2016|Senior Living|0 Comments

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

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

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

Tips for Long-Distance Care-Giving

Tips for Long-Distance Care-giving If your parent(s) or grandparent(s) live far away from you, it might be hard as you get older to feel you are truly there for them in the way they need you. Here are a few tips and thoughts and being a long-distance caregiver. Define your role. If you have siblings, [...]

By |2017-01-07T17:34:13-05:00July 26th, 2016|Senior Living|0 Comments