Gather your family and ask your grandparents these questions, suggested by the in-home caregivers at Home Helpers Home Care.

30 Life Questions You Need to Ask Your Grandparents

A bunch of things to know about dementia Gather your family and ask your grandparents these questions, suggested by the in-home caregivers at Home Helpers Home Care.

15 Ways to Stay Sane While Caring For an Elderly Parent | The Huffington Post

15 Ways To Stay Sane While Caring For An Elderly Parent

15 Ways to Stay Sane While Caring For an Elderly Parent | The Huffington Post

Sensory stimulation is the activation of one or more of the senses such as taste, smell, sight, hearing, and touch. Sensory stimulation is a key component for improving the quality of life of people living with dementia.

Sensory Stimulation for Dementia Care

Dementia Sensory stimulation is the activation of one or more of the senses such as taste, smell, vison, hearing, and touch. Sensory stimulation enables us to engage with the environment and communicate in multiple and complex ways.

Recognizing the Signs of Alzheimer's Disease

Recognizing the Signs of Alzheimer's Disease

Researchers have shown that clearance of the substance amyloid-beta that forms plaques is impaired in individuals with Alzheimer’s. A group of 12 individuals with early Alzheimer’s were compared to 12 cognitively normal individuals

Considering the demonstrated risks and the increasing prevalence of this issue, it’s certainly worth addressing how we can promote social integration at the larger social level, among our older loved ones, and even ourselves – for it has been shown that family caregivers are themselves at a high risk of social isolation.

14 Ways to Help Seniors Avoid Isolation

Dementia - Here’s how to help someone feel in control of their life and valued as a person with a history.

A bunch of things to know about dementia 12 Ways to Create an Empowering Dementia Environment

Avoid caregiver burnout with these tips!

8 Tips to avoid Caregiver Burnout

Caregiver burnout is a very real state that can affect anyone providing care for a loved one. Try to avoid caregiver burnout with these 8 tips.

Dementia can make eating difficult for seniors. These 8 tips simplify meals and encourage older adults to eat.

How to Get Someone with Dementia to Eat: 8 Expert Tips [Infographic

Senior safety is an important topic, and living independently for seniors holds many risks. To be both safe and independent, a senior’s home must be modified as they age to allow them to live out their days in their own home safely and happily. These 10 must-haves for senior safety will help you to ensure your loved one’s home is safe for them to live in, even as they get older.

Senior safety is an important topic, and living independently for seniors holds many risks. To be both safe and independent, a senior’s home must be modified as they age to allow them to live out their days in their own home safely and happily.

6 things no one told us about being a caregiver.  An honest look at the challenges of caring for an elderly parent....and what changes could...

6 Things No One Told Us About Being a Caregiver

Beautifully written: 6 things no one told us about being a caregiver. An honest look at the challenges of caring for an elderly parent.and, with the benefit of hindsight, what things couldve been done differently to make the process a little easier.

Have you ever wondered why music therapy for dementia is so powerful? One reason is that music triggers pleasure points in the brain allowing us to recall good feelings.  The Power of Music: Why it Works for Dementia By now, you’ve probably seen or heard the video. An elderly man, in the throes of late stage dementia, is slumped over a wheelchair, unresponsive. When the nursing home staff gives him headphones and play familiar music from decades before on an iPod, he literally comes alive…

Why Music Therapy Works for Dementia

Music Have you ever wondered why music therapy for dementia is so powerful? One reason is that music triggers pleasure points in the brain allowing us to recall good feelings. The Power of Music: Why it Works for Dementia

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