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August 14, 2019

More on Music & Memory Loss

I’ve just finished an article that describes a celebratory Independence Day musical activity for people with memory loss, held at Iona Senior Services in Washington, DC. This illustrates, once again, how familiar music appears to short circuit, at least temporarily, certain […]
August 13, 2019

How to Get the Best Sleep in Your Senior Years

Aging is a normal part of life …as we tack on the years, our bodies change, and along with it our sleep patterns. You might notice that as you age, you need to go to bed […]
August 12, 2019

How To Safely Help Someone Up After A Fall

Older people are prone to falling due to limited mobility. As a caregiver, it’s important to take as many actions as possible to prevent falls in the first place. Of course, there are instances where such […]
August 9, 2019

Diets for Seniors Who Are Discharged from the Hospital

Seniors who have been discharged from the hospital do not always have guidance and follow-up on how to get proper nutrition. Caregivers should work nutrition into their care plan and be knowledgeable about nutrition guidelines for […]
July 3, 2019

Caring for A Loved One with Mental Illness: Tips and Support

About 8.4 million Americans are caregivers to adults with emotional or mental health conditions. If you’re a caregiver to a family member who has some type of mental illness, then you know it can be an […]
July 2, 2019

Successful Caregiving

Planning and problem solving are important skills for a caregiver. Being organized on a daily basis and being ready to handle unexpected situations reduces stress and helps you care for your loved one. APPOINTMENTS & ACCESS […]
June 7, 2019

Travel Guidelines For People With Memory Disorders

June 3, 2019

Tips for Swallowing Pills

Swallowing pills — medicine, vitamins or supplements—is the most commonly-reported problem for people living with dysphagia, according to Jan C. Pryor, MA CCC-SLP, BRS-S, Speech-Language Pathologist at University of Washington Medical Center. Water is a usual […]
May 2, 2019

Starting the Conversation: Approaches for Helping Your Loved Ones

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