Senior woman at home drinking hot drink and smiling
Did you know…almost 1/2 of all older adults are chronically under-hydrated, as reported by a recent scientific study conducted at UCLA? Not only that, but older adults over age 65 represent the highest category of hospital admissions due to dehydration.… Read More
two happy elderly women spending time with each other at home
Caring for a person you love with dementia is certainly not something to laugh about. Yet studies are frequently pointing towards the benefits associated with humor, and incorporating it into dementia care could possibly be exactly what the doctor ordered… Read More
senior couple visiting a doctor
Of the many responsibilities a family caregiver faces, possibly the most daunting is managing health conditions. The National Council on Aging reports that nearly ¾ of all seniors are diagnosed with at least two chronic illnesses, and they are seeing… Read More
people looking closely at brain
After 16 long years without a truly viable Alzheimer’s treatment, there’s some hope on the horizon, in a stunning reversal regarding the previously-rejected antibody therapy, aducanumab. The most recent research reveals that high doses of this medication do, in fact,… Read More
senior woman backpacking and exploring
If you’re among the 8% of Americans who actually achieve their New Year’s resolution goals, congratulations! But if you’re like the majority of us, you have given up well before even turning the calendar page to February. Although of course… Read More
Senior woman with daughter online purchasing together
Among the hardest struggles for older adults is accepting the necessity for help with financial matters. Personal finances are both extremely personal and a representation of our independence, and adult children specifically are sometimes met with opposition when helping elderly… Read More
Artificial intelligence, machine learning concept with glowing brain neurons.
Memory loss and Alzheimer’s go hand in hand, and until now, researchers have been stumped in determining how to prevent, or remove, those beta-amyloid and tau proteins at the heart of the problem. Yet recent research has shown incredible results… Read More
Senior woman spending quality time with her daughter
Connecting with an older adult who is dealing with Alzheimer’s, particularly in the middle and later stages, is often discouraging – both for you personally and for your senior loved one. Brain changes affect the capacity to hear, process, and… Read More
happy senior woman laughing
Have you ever felt yourself preparing to bubble over with uncontrollable laughter at the most ill-timed moment– in a crowded elevator, a hushed waiting room, or a religious service? Although there are, obviously, occasions when we need to suppress the… Read More
senior couple driving vintage car
Have you ever experienced that jolt of a distant memory that suddenly pops to the forefront of your mind, perhaps through a song, a scent, an image from the past? For those with Alzheimer’s disease, the strength of long-term memory… Read More