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Reminiscing: Questions for Seniors to Build Stronger Relationships

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Building strong relationships with family and friends helps older adults live their golden years more independently, more joyfully, and with meaning. While life can get busy with work, children, and caring for loved ones, one of the best ways we can foster deeper connections with our aging parents is by asking thoughtful questions that encourage […]

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7 Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation for Seniors

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Mindfulness meditation is a simple yet powerful practice that involves focusing your mind on the present moment. Mindfulness meditation encourages positive thought patterns and can be extremely beneficial, especially for seniors looking to keep their minds sharp as they age. It gives all kinds of benefits that can help seniors lead a better life, including: […]

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7 Engaging Activities for Seniors in Dementia Memory Care

A group of seniors making a painting as a part of their art class in memory care.

Seniors in memory care face unique challenges, but there are many activities that can help them stay engaged and active. Socialization, physical activity, and mental stimulation are all important components of healthy, active lifestyles for seniors in memory care. 7 engaging activities we recommend for seniors in memory care include:  Through meaningful activities, seniors in […]

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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?

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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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