• Published On: June 11th, 2019|Categories: Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care|

    Of the many and varied effects of Alzheimer’s disease, distress is one of the more difficult to manage. Maintaining a sense of calm yourself, and mastering effective calming strategies to help the senior, are crucial for the wellbeing of both the person with dementia and yourself. Dementia care expert Teepa Snow recommends the following four

  • Published On: May 21st, 2019|Categories: Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care|

    For older adults and those with disabilities, Medicare is invaluable when it comes to doctor visits, hospitalizations, prescriptions, and more. And with the rising number of seniors diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease – and an equally increasing cost for Alzheimer’s care – it stands to reason that families are counting on Medicare to help. According

  • Published On: March 15th, 2018|Categories: Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care|

    Although the jury is still out on what actually causes Alzheimer’s disease, the pieces of this puzzle are slowly coming together. Experts do know, for instance, that there are certain risk factors that can increase a person’s likelihood of developing the disease. To help those at risk to take steps to get tested and, if

  • Published On: December 20th, 2017|Categories: Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care, Senior Activities|

    Although each person experiences Alzheimer’s disease uniquely, the disease typically progresses through three main stages, and each stage brings with it different challenges to address in order to provide the best level of care. Understanding these stages, and where a senior falls within the continuum, can help in delivering the most appropriate therapeutic approach. THE