Insulin Could Improve Alzheimer’s Caregiving in Scripps Ranch

Individuals who have diabetes are very familiar with the need to take periodic insulin boosts in the form of shots or nasal sprays. A new study, however, shows that caregiving in Scripps Ranch for Alzheimer’s disease patients could be helped by insulin as well. Doctors have suspected for some time that some of the benefits […]

Decrease the anxiety of nursing home residents with dementia by playing their favorite music

Another great article at Aging in Action describes a study that concluded that a relatively inexpensive (and fun to implement) intervention may be useful for reducing anxiety among individuals with dementia. The authors hypothesize that the music contributed a sense of familiarity and stimulated pleasant memories for the participants, which is likely to ring true […]

Home Health Care near Leucadia: Dementia and Retirement

Home Health Care near Leucadia Keeps Elderly Minds Active The big news in senior health this month is a research project that sought to discover links between retirement age and the risk of developing dementia. As expected, the researchers found that there is indeed a strong link: for each extra year that a retirement-aged senior […]

Caregiving for Dementia Patients in San Diego County – 15 Home Safety Tips for Caregivers of Dementia Sufferers

At A Servant’s Heart, we love checklists.  Checklists help us be great at what we do!  They do this by freeing our minds to focus on new ideas and observations, because we don’t have to waste mental energy keeping track of things that can be included in a checklist. Of course, checklists don’t do you […]

In-home Caregivers near Del Mar Discuss Shadowing and Other Dementia Activities

Some Dementia Advice from In-home Caregivers near Del Mar Dementia causes seniors to adopt many behaviors that are quirky and unusual at best, but dangerous at worst. Family members easily get frustrated and weary facing these behaviors if they approach them from the wrong angle—that is, trying to reason with the senior and convince them […]

In-home Caregivers near Oceanside: Mental Benefits of Tai Chi

The ancient exercise form of Tai Chi has been a staple of Chinese culture for many centuries. People of all ages, but particularly the elderly, find it a great way to relax and focus the mind and body amidst the fast pace of life. Now, researchers are finding that it does more than just provide […]