Sleeping Well Despite Alzheimer’s – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

We are learning more each day about how important sleep is to our physical wellbeing. When sleep deficit is a regular issue, it has been shown to increase risk for heart disease, kidney disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, stroke, and mental health issues. Seniors and caregivers need to get adequate amounts of restorative sleep each … Read moreSleeping Well Despite Alzheimer’s – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

A Good Night Sleep and Our Seniors: Can Technology Help Them Meet?

Sleep is important to us at all ages, but to seniors it can be a matter of health and safety. Yes, safety. Too many of our senior loved ones are injured, some with long term impacts, by falls that might not have happened if they had been sleeping well. Getting enough sleep is more than just … Read moreA Good Night Sleep and Our Seniors: Can Technology Help Them Meet?

Helping Seniors Sleep Better and Cope With Rest-Stealing Bad Dreams

“To sleep, perchance to dream” is a Shakespeare quote of which I remind myself when I am really tired. The unfortunate truth is, when I am most tired, the dreams become weird imaginings that tend to wake me from a sound sleep, putting me right back in a sleep deprived state. Does that happen to … Read moreHelping Seniors Sleep Better and Cope With Rest-Stealing Bad Dreams

Sleep Eluding Your Senior (& You)? Finding & Correcting the Cause

Sleep and our sleep patterns have become hot topics in the health arena of late. With the advent of wearable devices that track our movement, sleep, eating and drinking, we seem to be focusing on how much – or little – we sleep as a cause of trouble for us and our seniors. Many of … Read moreSleep Eluding Your Senior (& You)? Finding & Correcting the Cause

Getting a Good Night’s Sleep – What it Can Mean to Your Elder Loved One

Sleep alludes many of as we age, seemingly more and more as the years pass. We might tend to wake early or not sleep as deeply. Women who are experiencing extreme temperature changes chalk it up to the change and try to deal with it. Others just accept sleep deprivation as a normal part of … Read moreGetting a Good Night’s Sleep – What it Can Mean to Your Elder Loved One

5 Calming Foods to Help Seniors Overcome Sleep Difficulties

Many seniors complain of difficulty sleeping, listing a variety of reasons, and look for solutions to help them find the restful sleep they seek. As their loved ones, of course, we struggle with them and want so much to find a way to help them overcome their problem. This is not a new problem, of course. … Read more5 Calming Foods to Help Seniors Overcome Sleep Difficulties

Sleep Evading Senior Loved Ones? 10 Sleeping Pill Alternatives

Is your senior senior loved one unsuccessfully chasing sleep? Many seniors have experienced trouble sleeping in their lifetimes and likely more often as they age, when sleep pattern changes are a normal occurrence. Seniors have been shown in studies to not sleep as deeply, to have periods of time when their sleep is disturbed or … Read moreSleep Evading Senior Loved Ones? 10 Sleeping Pill Alternatives

Best Fidget Blankets for Seniors with Dementia

Sensory stimulation for those who are struggling with dementia can provide soothing for those who are agitated. It can calm them. Engaging in an activity throughout the day has also been shown to help your senior sleep better. If you care for a senior with dementia it might be hard to believe, especially after a … Read moreBest Fidget Blankets for Seniors with Dementia

Essential Safety & Warning Devices for Seniors’ Homes

An overwhelming majority of seniors wish to age in place — live in the home of their choice — whether that be in their current home, a smaller living space, with relatives, or in a senior living facility. The same is true for those of us who are not yet seniors. We often hear statistics … Read moreEssential Safety & Warning Devices for Seniors’ Homes