Stages of Alzheimer’s

Late-stage Alzheimer’s (severe) In the final stage of the disease, dementia symptoms are severe. Individuals lose the ability to respond to their environment, to carry on a conversation and, eventually, to control movement. They may still say words or phrases, but communicating pain becomes difficult. As memory and cognitive skills continue to worsen, significant personality … Read more

Navigating the Future with Early-Onset Alzheimer’s

So, what is a Early-Onset Alzheimer’s? Usually we hear about seniors getting diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in their 70’s, 80’s and 90’s. Early-Onset Alzheimer’s is an uncommon form of dementia that happens to people age 65 and younger. It is estimated that 5% of individuals develop this disease at an younger age. According to Alz.org “An … Read more

Spring Is Here!! – Wellness for Seniors

With cold and dark winter gone, now is the time to enjoy outdoors. Mild weather, birds chirping and flowers blooming, merit for out door activities. The landscape comes to life after a long and cold winter. Animals come out from hibernation. Spring isn’t called a mood booster for no reason. Read on to discover, how … Read more

How to Build An Active Social Life During Golden Years

Being a senior comes with it’s own sets of challenges. You may have lost your closest family members or friends or you may have moved to a new city. It could be that you may have a physical disability that prevents you to go out and enjoy. You may miss your work schedule from your … Read more

Enjoy Thanksgiving with Seniors

Millions of families all over the world enjoy Thanksgiving day by enjoying each other’s company while eating various scrumptious meals prepared. A lot of planning is done in advance to make sure the day goes as smoothly as possible. Everyone is excited to eat the yummy foods and the desserts. Many families at the same … Read more

Signs Of Caregiver Burnout

With more individuals being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, dementia’s, other memory related diseases, cancers or any other health conditions, many family members, friends and neighbors are becoming informal caregivers. These types of caregivers are unpaid and they may assist their loved one (for example spouse, parent, grand-parent or neighbor) complete activities of daily living such as … Read more