Why Seniors Should Consider Getting a Memory Foam Mattress

Luke, August 7 2019

There are many reasons why seniors should consider investing in a foam mattress. Increasing amounts of research highlight the dire effects that not getting enough sleep can have on your mental and physical health. And you can’t get more dire than death from cardiovascular problems, which have been associated with sleep disturbances!

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How to Care for Yourself While Caring for Your Ageing Parents

Luke, July 31 2019

It is a familiar fact that with the transition into the senior age cadres, can come a lot of vulnerabilities. It then becomes a noble duty to assist seniors navigate through these age-imposed difficulties and limitations. Caring for seniors, especially one's aging parents, can be a compassionate experience, especially reflecting on how they investe...

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6 Ways to Make the Transition to Senior Living Smooth and Simple

Luke, July 11 2019

Transitioning to senior living is an important life event that can be both exciting and scary. On the one hand, your loved one will get the chance to socialize and make new friends. On the other, they’re moving from a very familiar setting to a foreign one. Emotions will run high and low, and many questions will arise. If you and your parent have d...

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5 Design Tips for Aging in Place

Luke, May 20 2019

Growing older and reaching your “golden years” can be an incredibly rewarding experience. Aging also presents some unique challenges that you must face head-on, however, especially if you hope to stay in your current home. This includes ensuring that you have hobbies to help keep your body and mind healthy, but it also means making practical change...

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How to Move Forward with Grace After Losing a Spouse

Luke, May 9 2019

Losing a loved one is never easy, but it’s especially difficult when that person is your spouse. Whether you have spent years or decades together, the loss of the person you hold most dear can be difficult to overcome. And yet, spending the rest of your life grieving is no way to live. If you’ve been struggling to understand how to move forward wit...

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Why seniors should take sleep seriously

Luke, February 11 2019

Getting enough sleep is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. Sleep can either make or break your health and happiness, so it’s important to get the best rest possible. That can be easier said than done, however, especially once you reach your senior years. Make sure that you do everything you can to improve the quality of your slumber, however...

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senior care

How to get your best sleep in your seniors years

Luke, February 4 2019

Not only is sleep important to our health, but it’s also vital to living a happy life. That means that if you don’t get enough of it, you might find yourself feeling bad on multiple different levels. And that’s not the best way to spend your “golden years”, is it? Luckily, there are some things you can do to ensure that your sleep is both high qual...

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Alzheimer's

What is Memory Care?

Luke, January 28 2019

The amount of seniors with dementia is projected to double in numbers by the year 2040. One reason is the baby boomers will be creating the need for seniors needing treatment for dementia. The industry of senior care is already rising to meet these needs by adding Memory Care to facilities for the aged.

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Alzheimer's

Benefits of Gardening for Alzheimer’s Patients

Luke, January 21 2019

There are many benefits to gardening for Alzheimer's patients. Gardening is an activity which can produce a positive emotion in a person with Alzheimer's or dementia. Gardening involves all the senses and helps a person with dementia recall happier times. It also reduces stress, boosts energy levels which will help the senior get a good night's sle...

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Dementia

Art Therapy for Alzheimer's residents

Luke, January 14 2019

The most common type of dementia is Alzheimer's and is about 80% of cases of dementia. As the person ages, the symptoms become worse. When a person is in the early stages of Alzheimer's, loss of memory is mild, but as the disease moves to the late stage, communication ceases as well as responses to their environment.

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