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
While there are certain commonalities, Alzheimer’s disease impacts each individual differently. Our highly trained Atlanta dementia caregivers know, for instance, that although one individual may find pleasure from being outdoors, another person could possibly be overwhelmed by so much sensory… Read More
Portrait of tender mother daughter moment
In Isaac Asimov’s opinion, “The easiest way to solve a problem is to deny it exists.” It is a typical sentiment for lots of family caregivers when their loved one is diagnosed with a chronic condition, such as dementia. And… Read More
Cancer Research
Every year since 1999, we have achieved an ever-increasing decrease in cancer-related deaths, a reassuring development which is poised to continue as experts discover more and more information on the causes of cancer and are able to identify new and… Read More
Dementia in Women
Scientists are finally beginning to get a grip on the imbalance between dementia in women as compared to men. At this time, approximately 2/3 of those with Alzheimer’s in the U.S. are female, and as scientists begin to better comprehend… Read More
Seniors and Technology
It doesn’t matter if you are trying to tune a guitar, learn a new language, or simply add cats’ ears to a selfie, there’s an app for that! And for older adults who opt to age in place, seniors and… Read More
They are currently understood to result in quite a few short-term negative effects, for example, memory loss and confusion, but new research connects several of the stronger anticholinergic drugs (like those prescribed for Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy, depression, and overactive bladder)… Read More
Regarding chronic diseases, seniors are often the experts, with up to 3 out of four older adults affected by a number of conditions that are chronic, necessitate long-term chronic disease care management, and place limits on activities. With the constant… Read More