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How to Plan the Move of an Alzheimer Patient to a Care Home

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How to Plan the Move of an Alzheimer Patient to a Care Home

Image Credits A decision to move an elderly family member diagnosed with Alzheimer or some other form of Dementia to a care facility can be a difficult one to make for family members. Feelings of incompetence and guilt are natural. Generally, a patient with a cognitive impairment cannot participate in the decision-making process either. Before…

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Enjoy A Better Memory With A Computer Chip

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Enjoy A Better Memory With A Computer Chip

Human memory is one of those things that no one misses, until they lose it that is. While everyone forgets their keys from time to time, suffering from more serious memory loss can be completely debilitating as anyone with a brain injury or dementia can attest. Scientists have been working on ways to improve and…

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Staying Active Keeps Mind Sharp In Old Age

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Staying Active Keeps Mind Sharp In Old Age

As we age, our mental capacity starts to decline, especially as our levels of physical activity decrease. Declining mental function, memory loss and even dementia and mental illness are all genuine concerns amongst the elderly members of society. However, by remaining physically active beyond the age of 50, you can help to ensure that your…

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Avoid Dementia By Practicing Good Oral Care

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Avoid Dementia By Practicing Good Oral Care

It’s pretty well-known that poor dental care can lead to cardiovascular issues, and even oral cancer. What is less well-known however, is the link between oral care and dementia. In 2012 scientists at the University of California discovered there may be a link between poor oral care, and dementia. These findings are integral in understanding…

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Selecting Hearing Aids

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Selecting Hearing Aids

There are virtually millions of Americans that suffer from various hearing conditions and for many hearing aids are essential in order to maintain their quality of life. Still many more that suffer from hearing problems do not do anything to treat their condition, whether from choice or ignorance. Not treating hearing loss is almost always…

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Alzheimer’s and Dementia Prevention Tips

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Alzheimer’s and Dementia Prevention Tips

In one way or another, just about everyone has had to deal with the heartache and frustration brought on by Alzheimer’s and dementia. Maybe you have friends or coworkers who’ve described their family members being slowly taken away from them. Or someone close to you has had this disease and you’ve been forced to witness…

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Things You Need To Know About Assisted Living

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Things You Need To Know About Assisted Living

It can be an extremely difficult time when you come to the realization that your loved one can no longer care for themselves in the location they are currently in. Worse, they need care that is beyond what you can provide on your own, care that would prevent you from working or handling your own…

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The Challenges of Being Caregiving

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The Challenges of Being Caregiving

Caregivers will perform many types of tasks when assisting their clients. These tasks will often include cleaning, cooking, being a companion, giving medications, and many other tasks. Many may not realize the challenges that caregivers face performing their role. Constant Stress Stress is one challenge that is faced by caregivers on a daily basis. This…

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What is Music Therapy?

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What is Music Therapy?

Music therapy has its roots in the healing properties of music; from the biblical times of David when he played for King Saul to ease the king’s malady to the Greek times of Hippocrates, when the father of medicine played music to heal or alleviate the suffering of his patients. Many cultures the world over…

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The Shocking Prevalence of Dementia

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The Shocking Prevalence of Dementia

Improved healthcare and the increasing availability of successful treatments means many of us are now leading longer, healthier lives. But it also means that the world population is ageing – within the next five years, the number of adults aged 65 and over will outnumber children under the age of five. And with ageing populations…

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