We explain what Lewy body dementia is, how it’s different from Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, and the 5 main symptoms of the disease.
Memory Care: Assisted Living & Long Term Care for Memory Loss
Memory care facilities provide long term care for memory loss patients. See tips for when assisted living is needed & how to pay for a residential care facility.
How to Find Free Rides for Seniors Who Live at Home
How to Find Free Rides for Seniors Who Live at Home. Help your parents stay active without busting your budget.
5 Tips for Family Caregivers
I recently spent a weekend with eight of my college roommates for our annual get-together. Through the years we’ve always shared our life events, so it came as no surprise that our conversation turned to the topic of family caregiving. Like millions of fiftysomething women in the U.S. today, my former roomies are struggling to navigate the health care system on behalf of their parents – who now turn to them for help. “Information is power,” I told them. “So let …
How To Lose Weight Fast Without Crash Dieting
Crash diets are the freaking worst.
Why Seniors Want Home Care
According to a recent study, 87% of seniors would prefer to age in place by remaining at home. But, why are the number of seniors in nursing homes and hospitals on the rise? Here are three reasons why seniors today want home care and aren’t always getting what they want.
20 Experts Talk: DOs and DONTs When Visiting Mom and Dad at the Long Term Care Facility
Senior care experts share 20 helpful tips when visiting aging parents inside long term care facilities.
The Caring Corner: Can Chocolate Be a Cure for Dementia?
Can Chocolate Be a Cure for Dementia? Don’t you love it when something you love is also good for you? That may just be the case with chocolate. A new pill released in the UK is made entirely out of chocolate. It contains flavanols extracted from cocoa that lower cholesterol and improve blood flow. Research …
6 People to Question During an Assisted Living Tour
When searching for senior living, how can you tell who is really looking out for your loved one? Here are 6 people to question during your tours.