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Indicators of Dementia

Indicators of Dementia

Watching a person you love appear to slip away mentally and emotionally is a painful experience. No one is ever prepared for it but there are ways to cope and grow from it. The first step is acknowledging that it’s happening. The indicators of dementia or Alzheimer’s...
Avoiding Boredom in Retirement

Avoiding Boredom in Retirement

How many times when you were growing up did your mom bristle at the words “I’m bored”? What’s annoying coming from a young and active person can take on a different feel when it involves seniors in post-retirement. First, consider this: a person who feels bored...
The Benefits of Assisted Living

The Benefits of Assisted Living

Any kind of change can be challenging – particularly when it involves our living situation. The prospect of leaving the comfort zone of a family home, no matter how necessary it might be, is rarely something we choose for ourselves. I remember my own Dad after...
Alzheimer’s and Type 2 Diabetes

Alzheimer’s and Type 2 Diabetes

According to health and disease experts, Type 2 diabetes is rapidly becoming a global epidemic, with the number of diagnosed cases tripling over the last 40 years. An estimated one out of three Americans will develop Type 2 diabetes in their lifetime, with another 54...
Discounts for Seniors

Discounts for Seniors

Who doesn’t love the feeling of getting a great deal on something – whether it’s a new car, pair of shoes, or even a half-priced latte? Sometimes the challenge can lie in knowing where to go for the best prices – and that’s especially true for our senior population,...
The Stressful Side of Caregiving

The Stressful Side of Caregiving

With America’s senior population living longer, it’s more likely than ever that some of us will serve as caregivers for an elderly parent, relative, or neighbor. For most of us, that means carving time out of already hectic schedules. Considering that almost 60% of...
The Toll of Loneliness on the Elderly

The Toll of Loneliness on the Elderly

“Loneliness,” wrote author Thomas Wolfe, “is and always has been the … inevitable experience of every man.” It’s true that, the longer we live, the more likely it is we’ll experience feelings of loneliness and isolation. Loved ones die, or move away; health issues...
A Closer Look at Vascular Dementia

A Closer Look at Vascular Dementia

While there are many serious health issues that pose risks to the senior and elderly population, strokes remain the leading cause of long-term disability in the US. Almost 800,000 people each year suffer a stroke in this country, with nearly 75% of those stricken over...