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Caregiver Tips to Encourage Dressing

At some stage in the course of dementia an individual can experience problems getting dressed. A person living with dementia may become disinterested in their clothes, refuse to get dressed or dress inappropriately. 497 more words

Listen Up! Treating Hearing Loss Promptly Is Important

May Is Better Hearing & Speech Month

Nobody wants to watch TV when Cal’s in the room. He commandeers the remote and turns the volume up so high that everyone else needs ear plugs! 1,409 more words

Preserving Social Connections When a Loved One Has Alzheimer's

Experts tell us that loneliness threatens the health of older adults. We are a very social species, so when we feel a lack of connection to fellow humans, the resulting stress raises the risk of high blood pressure, sleep disorders, depression, a weakened immune system and a host of other health problems. 1,200 more words

When Family Members Disagree About Elder Care

The realities of today’s lifestyles complicate caregiving today.

The TV shows we grew up with often featured supportive, multigenerational households. In “The Waltons,” the whole family lived together in one house, including Grandpa and Grandma Walton. 1,663 more words

Choose Where You Recover

By Rebekah Levit

Milton – After a hospitalization for a serious health event, many seniors need additional care or rehabilitation services, such as physical or occupational therapy. 769 more words

Health & Wellness

MomsHouse Senior Praise Class

We are never too old to dance

Join the MomsHouse Praise Dance Class

Every other Friday

3:30pm to 4:30pm

 

AV Senior Center

777 W Jackman St… 35 more words

Health

Baby Boomers Need to Talk About Care

“The kids are grown and moved out, and I have more free time these days. Once I’ve turned 65, I’ll probably keep working for a while longer, but I’d like to take time off to travel, play more golf, and follow some creative pursuits. 1,221 more words