How To Protect Dementia Patients During Hospital Stays

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Hospitals and Dementia – What You Need To Know If you have an aging parent or other loved one with dementia there are a few things you really need to know about hospitals and dementia. Mom went into the hospital with what I would call mild dementia. She was still pretty self sufficient and lived […]

How to Understand the Dangers of Atherosclerosis in the Elderly

Promoting Senior Heart and Brain Health

Atherosclerosis Can Cause Decreased Brain Function Atherosclerosis, described as a hardening and narrowing of the arteries, has long been associated with heart disease and heart attacks. As plaque builds up on the walls of the arteries, it creates a narrowing of the passageway, restricting blood flow to essential organs like the brain and heart. As […]

How to Help Seniors Cope with Alzheimer’s

Symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer’s Patients Benefit from Understanding Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease can be a difficult prospect, especially as memory fades and the patient begins to experience hallucinations or delusions. Family members may have difficulty knowing what to say or do in any given situation when an aging parent sees things that aren’t there or […]

How to Put Tech to Work for Senior Safety

Senior Home Technology

New Sensors and Alerts Improve Monitoring Ability It’s not hard to let our imaginations run wild and picture a world in which seniors are served, protected, and cared for by machines instead of people. In Japan, research on robot service is proceeding full steam ahead, and when you think about it, we already depend on […]

How to Solve the Alzheimer’s Puzzle: Marijuana?

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Cannabis Displays Surprising Results for Alzheimer’s Patients The increase in attention given to marijuana in the medical field has led to all sorts of controversies, myths, and legitimate reports of beneficial qualities. Sorting out the hype from the facts is hardly ever easy, but you can find a few sufferers from nearly every disease imaginable […]

Some Lessons About Neighborliness

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Neighbors Are Important To Your Senior With Dementia, Even With Home Care in Escondido How long has your senior loved one lived in his or her neighborhood? A decade? Fifty years? If he has deep roots at his current home, he probably knows most of his neighbors quite well. This can be a great blessing if dementia or […]