June 22, 2016
Understanding Dementia Categories

Understanding Dementia Categories

Dementia is a broad category of brain diseases and conditions including Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease dementia, and Lewy body dementia.  These conditions share a number of […]
June 16, 2016
Parkinson’s Disease Dementia

Parkinson’s Disease Dementia

Parkinson’s disease is the second most common neurodegenerative disease in the world, behind Alzheimer’s disease.  It affects the central nervous system, causing a variety of physical […]
June 11, 2016
Dealing with Arthritis

Dealing with Arthritis

Dealing with arthritis is one of the most common health complaints in seniors.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 50% of Americans aged […]
June 8, 2016
Helping Seniors Deal With Parkinson’s Disease

Helping Seniors Deal with Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is one of the most common neurodegenerative diseases in the United States.  It affects approximately 1 million people and there are about 60,000 new […]
June 6, 2016
Eye Problems in the Elderly

Eye Problems in the Elderly

It is natural for your vision to change as you get older.  However, if you notice a strong decline in your ability to see or you […]
May 27, 2016
Lack of Sleep Can Increase Risk of Stroke

Lack of Sleep Can Increase Risk of Stroke

This article discusses how the lack of sleep can increase risk of stroke. As we get older, our sleep patterns change and recent research in Canada […]
May 23, 2016
Singing is Beneficial in Early Stages of Dementia

Singing is Beneficial in Early Stages of Dementia

This article discusses how singing is beneficial in early stages of dementia. If you know someone in their early stages of Dementia, you could ask them […]
May 23, 2016
The Hidden Costs of Assisted Living

The Hidden Costs of Assisted Living

The number of assisted living facilities has dramatically increased in the United States over the past 25-years.  These facilities provide long-term accommodation for seniors and offer […]
May 23, 2016
Sensory Stimulation for Alzheimer’s

Sensory Stimulation for Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease remains the most common neurodegenerative disease in the United States.  It has a devastating impact on people’s lives and is the 6th highest cause […]
May 21, 2016
9 Assisted Living Facility Secrets

9 Assisted Living Facility Secrets

Assisted living homes are promoted as being the perfect accommodation option for seniors in their twilight years.  Unfortunately, there are a number of significant drawbacks to […]