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5 Tips for Reducing Anger for Seniors with Dementia

A senior woman with a clenched fist shouting with anger.

Dealing with anger in seniors with dementia can be challenging for the individual with the condition and their loved ones. In most cases, dementia causes a gradual loss of cognitive function, memory loss, and difficulty expressing emotions, which may result in frustration and anger.  As the loved one of a senior with dementia, you may […]

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Outfit Ideas for Seniors in Assisted Living

A senior woman wearing a white t-shirt and a dark grey sweater as she sits and sips a cup of coffee.

Fashion should never be restricted by age or circumstances. As a senior in your life transitions into assisted living facilities, maintaining a sense of style and personal expression becomes even more crucial. However, comfort should always be included in the discussion. It can be extremely helpful to prioritize things like: By consciously choosing outfit ideas […]

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When to Move from Assisted Living to Memory Care?

A senior woman in a sweater puts the heel of her palms on her forehead as she suddenly remembers something important after seeing a reminder on a small sticky note.

Your healthcare needs may become more complex as you age. Challenges may include developing memory-related conditions such as dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.  While assisted living can provide a level of support for loved ones, there may come a time when memory care is necessary. There is no rule on when to move from assisted living […]

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How Can Alzheimer’s Be Detected

A senior woman with a look of sadness while she holds her forehead, sitting beside her daughter who is comforting her

Alzheimer’s and dementia can develop for years without showing visible symptoms. With how elusive these diseases can be, how do doctors detect them?  Continue reading to learn more about Alzheimer’s, including how professionals can diagnose this disease.  What Is Alzheimer’s? Alzheimer’s disease is a disorder where the brain begins to shrink due to brain cell […]

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Posture Exercises for Seniors

A senior man and a senior woman with white hair doing posture exercise while at home.

Maintaining good posture is vital for people of all ages. And can also support a higher quality of life for older adults in retirement.  Poor posture can lead to back pain, reduced flexibility, and decreased balance. But posture exercises for older adults with slow, controlled movements can help prevent posture and balance problems. On-site health […]

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