Fun Activities for Alzheimer’s

The onset of Alzheimer’s and other dementias can lead to seniors withdrawing from activities, family, and friends. It is important to maintain these interests and relationships as they reduce the effects of memory impairment, leading to a better quality of life. Below are some...

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Caregiver Guilt: Ways of Coping

Certain eldercare decisions can lead to feelings of guilt, especially if circumstances force one to go against earlier promises. Oftentimes, these feelings are undeserved. However, that does not stop people from experiencing guilt. Here are some strategies for coping with caregiver guilt. Acknowledge the...

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Dark Chocolate and Depression Symptoms….Link?

In recent years, there have been studies that link chocolate consumption to lower risk of depression. However, is this true? Previous research into the matter has not controlled for other variables. There also hasn’t been much study into seeing which type of chocolate is...

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Just Pull Up A Chair!

Exercise comes in many forms and varieties, including chair exercises. Chair exercises are excellent for seniors who are frail, at risk of falling, or are wheelchair-bound. Here are a few simple exercises you can do using a sturdy, straight-back chair. The chair shouldn’t have...

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Handwashing 101

Flu season is fast approaching, but there are ways to protect against viruses and germs. Hand washing is one of the easiest and least expensive ways to prevent infection. Good hand washing is the best defense against the common cold and other illnesses that...

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