When it becomes obvious that a loved one can’t get through a day without assistance, the logical next step is to begin looking into resources that can provide the added support they need. One of the first things that a home care company, adult day......

From visual impairment to arthritis, a number of different health conditions can impede the ease of just “picking up a book” most people take for granted. Unfortunately, this not only interferes with the continuation of a lifelong interest, but occurs at a vulnerable time in......

It’s estimated that about a third of all seniors 65 years of age and older experience some type of fall each year. Even a relatively minor fall can have potentially serious consequences, especially when it comes to maintaining mobility. Regardless of a resident’s physical abilities,......

The cold and flu season is upon us again. That means senior living staff and their residents need to start taking extra precautions.  Unfortunately, seniors and caregivers are two of the most likely groups of people to get sick. Working in Senior Living, your interactions......

As we age, the risk of cognitive diseases such as Dementia and Alzheimer’s becomes increasingly relevant.  Dementia symptoms reveal themselves in the form of slowed motor skills, worsened memory, and difficulty speaking; in the absence of intervention, these can progress rapidly.  Addressing and treating symptoms......

Making sure you get at least eight hours of productive sleep a night is also one of the surest ways to keep a sharp mind. No matter how much one learns in their waking hours, it is during slumber that our day’s events are processed......

Today is International Older Persons Day! Today we raise awareness about issues affecting the elderly, such as senescence and elder abuse. It is also a day to appreciate the contributions that older people make to society....

What’s your “cheer up” song? Did you know that music may actually help boost your health as well as your mood? Music engages not only your auditory system but many other parts of your brain as well, including areas responsible for movement, language, attention, memory, and......

Physical Therapy helps people of all ages who have medical conditions, illnesses or injuries that limit their regular ability to move and function. A customized physical therapy program can help individuals return to their prior level of functioning that can help prevent further injury and......

Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative brain disorder, or motor system disorder that can make walking, talking and other everyday tasks difficult to complete. Between 50 and 60 thousand Americans are diagnosed with Parkinson’s each year. Symptoms generally develop slowly over years. The progression of symptoms......