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By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on October 11, 2019

As Alzheimer’s disease progresses, some seniors may exhibit aggressive or combative behavior. There are various reasons these mood changes develop. By implementing a few techniques, caregivers can often defuse these situations. Here are some things you should know about the combative stage of Alzheimer’s disease. 1. Physical Causes When the…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on September 27, 2019

Roughly one out of every six people with Medicare returns to the hospital within just 30 days of being discharged, according to data from the Dartmouth Atlas Project. If you’re caring for a senior loved one, you understandably want to do everything possible to reduce the risk of having to…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on September 13, 2019

Memory loss and confusion are common symptoms associated with Alzheimer’s disease, which affects more than five million Americans. If you’re caring for a senior loved one who has been diagnosed with this progressive condition, you may be wondering what to expect with regard to memory-related issues. Here’s what you need…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on September 13, 2019

Memory loss and confusion are common symptoms associated with Alzheimer’s disease, which affects more than five million Americans. If you’re caring for a senior loved one who has been diagnosed with this progressive condition, you may be wondering what to expect with regard to memory-related issues. Here’s what you need…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on August 30, 2019

Senior stroke survivors should take on purposeful activities such as solving puzzles to increase their circulation and restore cognitive function as they recover. To keep the activities fun and appealing, family caregivers need to choose puzzles based on their elderly loved ones’ cognitive and physical abilities. Below are some of…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on August 16, 2019

Taking care of a senior loved one who has Alzheimer’s can be challenging, but there are a few steps you can take to make this process as stress-free as possible. With a solid plan in place and a little bit of assistance, you’ll be able to provide world-class care and…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on July 26, 2019

Strokes can cause sensory, motor, and cognitive impairment in older adults. If untreated, these issues could impact the ability to think, talk, walk, and carry out various daily activities. However, taking up cognitive exercises like those mentioned below can boost your senior loved one’s health and speed up the recovery…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on July 12, 2019

Memory impairment caused by dementia can be severe enough to disrupt a senior’s daily life, which makes participating in mentally stimulating activities vital. Taking up games, projects, and exercises can boost cognitive health and quality of life. Below are some activities that can provide support for seniors with memory loss….

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on June 28, 2019

Caring for a senior loved one with Parkinson’s can be overwhelming, leading to stressful days. Watching your loved one’s health decrease can be challenging, but you need to remain positive and do everything possible to boost his or her quality of life. Below you’ll find a list of tips that…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on June 14, 2019

Dementia changes how seniors communicate. Once they reach a certain stage, they may not fully be able to understand complicated directions or information. Your aging loved one may also need you to listen carefully to understand what he or she wants to say. Finding effective ways to talk to a…