20 September 2021

3 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD STOP FEELING GUILTY ABOUT MOVING INTO ASSISTED LIVING

3 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD STOP FEELING GUILTY ABOUT MOVING INTO ASSISTED LIVING

You may have just made one of the hardest decisions of your life. Or they are about to happen. Placing an elderly person, a loved one in assisted living is arguably one of life’s most difficult decisions. Am I doing the right thing? And then there’s the question of IN WHICH ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY?

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11 September 2021

6 SIGNS OF SENIOR ABUSE IN SENIORS WITH DEMENTIA

6 SIGNS OF SENIOR ABUSE IN SENIORS WITH DEMENTIA

Close up picture of an elderly woman's injured eye and face - domestic violence

Seniors with dementia are particularly vulnerable to abuse

6 SIGNS OF SENIOR ABUSE IN DEMENTIA SENIORS. Seniors with dementia sometimes make false accusations, claiming that they are being abused or even stolen from by their loved ones or caregivers. Unfortunately, in these cases, the dementia makes them paranoid and delusional.It also happens that seniors with dementia are abused.

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01 September 2021

Urinary Incontinence in Menopause: Cause and Treatment

Urinary Incontinence in Menopause: Cause and Treatment

Urinary Incontinence in Menopause: Cause and Treatment. What to do about urinary incontinence? This question is either not asked at all or if it is, it is asked very quietly. It is a taboo subject. But why? It is time that this problem becomes less taboo and more women speak out on the subject of urinary incontinence and disclose their experiences.

In this weeks blog post we’ll talk about the “Urinary Incontinence in Menopause: Cause and Treatment”, give insights, talk about the different types, show treatment options and try to make you feel more confident.

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24 August 2021

TRAVEL WITH DEMENTIA: YOU CAN’T! OR CAN YOU? 

TRAVEL WITH DEMENTIA: YOU CAN’T! OR CAN YOU?

Is going on a trip still possible for people suffering from dementia?

TRAVEL WITH DEMENTIA: YOU CAN’T! OR CAN YOU? Unfortunately, if an older adult woman or man has dementia, it does not automatically mean he cannot travel with you. However, it is important to honestly assess symptoms before making a decision and going on the trip.

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15 August 2021

Why Adequate Hydration is Important for a Healthy Brain

Why Adequate Hydration is Important for a Healthy Brain

Healthy aging and drinking water

From a young age, we learn the importance of drinking enough water every day. Adequate hydration is important to balance fluids, cleanse the body of toxins and maintain bowel function. For people with Alzheimer’s, the effect of water on the brain is among the most important. A young and healthy brain cannot function properly without adequate water. People who have dementia may suffer even more, as a lack of fluids can lead to worsening symptoms. Dehydration and Alzheimer’s are a dangerous combination.

It’s important to know how to avoid dehydration for seniors. Every assisted living community puts this information into action by taking initiatives to ensure residents keep their brains well hydrated.

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01 August 2021

How Do You Get an Elderly Person to Stop Driving?

How Do You Get an Elderly Person to Stop Driving?

The short answer is: you have to ask them directly to stop driving. But that’s a touchy subject and an emotional conversation. In this week’s blog post, we’ve summarized tips on how to better address this issue.

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24 July 2021

25 Two-Minute Activities for Dementia Patients

25 Two-Minute Activities for Dementia Patients

It is always underestimated what a kind word, a touch, a simple smile, an open ear or a compliment can do for mental health.

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