Holiday gifts that would keep your loved ones safe

With holidays approaching fast, it’s time to start thinking about the perfect gift for your loved one. However, with so many options to choose from, deciding on what to buy becomes a difficult task. Though it’s common consensus that an ideal gift is something that is useful, durable, stylish, and affordable. Our gift recommendations are […]...

Top Free Nutrition Apps for Seniors

Our nutritional needs change as we grow older. To make things easy for us, World Health Organization (WHO) has laid out clear nutritional guidelines for older adults. For instance, according to WHO, increasing the consumption of fruit and vegetables by just 1-2 servings daily can reduce cardiovascular risk by 30%! While there are many online […]...

Do I Have Compassion Fatigue?

Is compassion fatigue real? As humans, we are naturally wired to develop connections with people. We bond with family, friends, and coworkers. This is a part of our nature. These connections are usually the strongest with our family and the people whom we have spent a lot of time with. So, when someone we care […]...

How to Cope with Sundowning?

If your loved one has been diagnosed with dementia and he is showing signs of agitation, confusion, or anxiety during late afternoon or evening hours, he’s most probably experiencing ‘sundowning’. Sundowners Syndrome is a state of confusion that people living with dementia experience in late afternoon, evening or at night. Due to this, they are […]...

Is Alzheimer’s Affected By The Season?

Even though seasonal changes affect the lifestyle and health of pretty much everyone, the impact is much stronger on elderly people, particularly those living with Alzheimer’s. This is because seniors living with Alzheimer’s are not only used to set routines but their body’s natural clock also takes longer to adjust to seasonal changes. Here are […]...

Taking Care of the Caregivers

A caregiver can be a child, a friend, a spouse, a neighbor, a favorite cousin – anyone who looks after someone who is sick or disabled. People often say that they became caregivers after someone they love went through a life trauma. That trauma could be a stroke, an accident, or a severe illness.   […]...

Alzheimer’s Disease Without Memory Loss

The most common and apparent symptom of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia is memory loss. However, there are some cases when loved ones notice signs that appear before memory loss.   [sc name=”Blog Post CTA”]   If your loved one has no apparent signs of memory loss, it doesn’t mean that Alzheimer’s can be […]...

Diagnosing Dementia: Home Screening Device

A new way to examine age-related cognitive decline at home is now available. The test asks people to notice sounds and flashes on their phone or computer. It was developed by researchers from the UK and Switzerland and exhibits that the simple and economical test can be used to aid in improving early diagnosis of […]...