Best Fidget Blankets for Seniors with Dementia & Alzheimer’s

Fidget blanket for seniors with dementia and alzhiemers

Best Fidget Blankets for Seniors with Dementia & Alzheimer’s If you care for a senior with dementia it might be hard to believe, especially after a bad day, there may be something — an object, music or activity — that will provide a calming response for seniors who are in distress due to dementia. Sensory … Read more

Encouraging Words of Comfort for Family Caregivers of Loved Ones with Dementia (Includes Dementia Poem)

For many family caregivers of seniors with dementia, progressing with the disease through the years can bring change and sadness. It is also common for caregivers to subject themselves to a lot of self-questioning, of which these are a few: Where is the person you once knew? Are you doing all that you can, all … Read more

Home Safe Home with Dementia – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Family caregivers who care for loved ones with dementia have to consider how they will handle a progressive disease, one which will eventually rob them of the senior they love. They face what seem like daily changes, which all too quickly become challenges. For family members who are dealing with dementia, that’s just one piece of the puzzle. … Read more

Creative Storytelling Helps Seniors with Alzheimer’s and Dementia

As the number of baby boomers who are also seniors grows rapidly, the number diagnosed with dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, also grows. It is estimated there are more than 16 million people with dementia right now. 5.3 million more each year receive a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease, one new person every 67 seconds. According to the Alzheimer’s … Read more

Fight Dementia with a Heart & Brain Healthy Diet for Seniors & Caregivers

It is Heart Month and a great time to begin making changes to improve our heart health. As we do, it’s important to consider the link between heart health and brain health. Maintaining good blood flow to the brain has been linked with delaying the onset of — and even preventing –cognitive impairment, including dementia. Who wouldn’t want … Read more