COVID-19 and Older Adults: What All You Should Know

COVID-19, or coronavirus, turned our lives upside down. A vaccine against this infectious disease has not yet been developed, and those over the age of 65 and over need special care during this pandemic. So how do we take care of our older adults? Read on to receive all your questions...
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How You Should Care for Someone with Lewy Body Dementia

Lewy body dementia, or LBD, is the second most common type of progressive dementia in the world close to Alzheimer's disease dementia. LBD mainly affects older people (over 50 years or more), although younger people may also. What is Lewy body dementia? Lewy Body Dementia is a neurodegenerative disease characterized by...
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Quitting Your Job to Care for Elderly Parents: Is it Feasible?

Balancing your work and the duties of caregiving is a challenging job even under the best of conditions. If you realize that you cannot balance your work and elderly parent's care, and alternatives to flexible working hours, part-time work or home-based work are not accessible to you, you might opt to...
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Alzheimer’s Disease: How It Affects Women and Men Differently

Age-related illnesses have become a common phenomenon these days, with men and women both being affected by these conditions at different stages of their lives. One of the most dangerous and complex age-related health conditions today is Alzheimer's disease. A person affected by Alzheimer's disease suffers from memory loss that may...
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Christmas Activities for Seniors with Alzheimer's

Christmas is a special holiday that everyone wants to celebrate. Nobody wants to miss out on the fun, including seniors who have Alzheimer's disease. Here are some exciting Christmas activities you can do to make the holidays more fun. Engage Them in Gift-Wrapping Wrapping gifts is a soothing activity for seniors...
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Fun Halloween Activities for the Elderly Loved Ones

Halloween is a fun time to dress up for the night and try to scare friends and family. You may want to explore interesting activities or games to play with your senior loved ones at your Halloween party this year. Here are 5 Halloween activities for the elderly that will help...
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Senior Fall Prevention: Things You Need to Know

All of us know how risky falls can be for older adults. Since the risks are severe, many seniors and family members want to learn about effective senior fall prevention methods. Although you may not always be able to prevent a fall, there are precautions you can take to help seniors...
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How Does Reminiscence Therapy Help Seniors with Dementia?

Aging is a challenging process which is often accompanied by medical conditions like dementia. Dementia is a combined term for a group of symptoms, linked to a decline in cognitive abilities of an individual. People with dementia suffer from a short term memory loss, but they can still recall older memories....
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Preventing Alzheimer's Disease: All You Need to Know

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People often get worried about developing Alzheimer's disease or an associated dementia disorder as they grow older. The prevalence of Alzheimer disease (AD) among Americans above 65 years of age is  reported  to be around 5.5 million. This number is predicted to rise dramatically in the next 40 years in the...
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5 Signs You May Need Senior Companion Care

Age-related health problems can compromise our ability to live independently at home and manage normal housework. Problems may include loss of mobility due to aging or cognitive decline as soon as Alzheimer's disease or dementia appears. You may be interested in a solution that guarantees your well-being and allows you to...
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Early Signs of Dementia: Things You Need to Know

Dementia denotes a group of symptoms which affect memory, thoughts, and communication. Dementia typically impacts older adults and occurs due to damaged brain cells that are not able to communicate effectively with each other.  Alzheimer’s disease  is the most common reason for dementia, accounting for around 60 to 80 percent of...
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