Alzheimer’s, Dementia and Diabetes Connection — Tips for Caregivers

Is there a link between having diabetes and getting dementia, especially Alzheimer’s disease? There is growing evidence the answer is yes. Many experts have been investigating how diabetes or uncontrolled blood sugar may impact brain health. We already know and have seen how elevated blood sugar damages our blood vessels, impacting other organs. At the … Read moreAlzheimer’s, Dementia and Diabetes Connection — Tips for Caregivers

Choosing a Personal Emergency Response (PERS) Device – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Technology innovation continues to improve the ways it can help our senior loved ones remain safe as they are aging in place. While Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS) have been around for many years — remember the commercials with the woman who had fallen and couldn’t get up? — there have been many innovations that make … Read moreChoosing a Personal Emergency Response (PERS) Device – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Senior Medication Safety to Avoid Medical Crisis – Family Caregiver Tips

Ensuring senior loved ones take their medication safely and avoid a medical crisis is a real worry for family caregivers. Seniors generally take 5 or more prescribed medications in addition to the many over the counter drugs used daily. This creates a situation in which many things can go wrong. Caregiver worries often cover several aspects of … Read moreSenior Medication Safety to Avoid Medical Crisis – Family Caregiver Tips

7 Healthy Aging Month Tips for Seniors & Caregivers – Family Caregiver Tip

Each year for over twenty years, we have celebrated Healthy Aging Month. It is a great time to share the latest insights from the experts about how to live a healthy life as we age. Healthy aging encompasses many aspects of our lives, whether we are family caregivers or senior adults. The puzzle of healthy … Read more7 Healthy Aging Month Tips for Seniors & Caregivers – Family Caregiver Tip