The Benefits of Music for Seniors with Dementia

The Benefits of Music for Seniors with Dementia

For seniors suffering with dementia, the gradual progression of the condition often leads to withdrawal and depression. However, a new study from the University of Helsinki have demonstrated the benefits of music for seniors which manage to improve not only the mood, but their memory capabilities as well.

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Stay Heart Healthy This February With These Tips

Stay Heart Healthy This February With These Tips

The signs of February coming are obvious. Perhaps most notably with the appearance of paper hearts, chocolate boxes, and roses that are associated with Valentine’s Day. However, it is also the coldest month of the year which keeps many people inside and away from exercise. While downing a few pieces of chocolate is fine for most people, including a few healthy tips for seniors, who are the most vulnerable to heart disease.

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New Year’s Resolutions for Seniors

New Year’s Resolutions for Seniors

For seniors starting off the new year, there are many resolutions that can be made towards better health and wellbeing. This is why when New Year’s resolutions for seniors focus on their needs, it provides benefits that last for a lifetime. What follows are just a few resolutions that are easy to follow and offer considerable results.

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What are the Early Signs of Dementia

What are the Early Signs of Dementia?

Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease represent a loss of cognitive ability that progressively gets worse over time. However, it is easy to mistake the early signs of dementia with occasional forgetfulness that everyone experiences. For seniors, the warning signs can be deceptive or mistaken for the occasional forgetfulness that many older adults will experience.

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Our best wishes for a Happy Thanksgiving

On this day of Thanksgiving we pause and take a moment to be grateful for all our blessings: the freedom which this great country provides, the opportunity for growth and achievement, good health and the confidence and trust you have given to us. We wouldn’t be where we are without you.

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Preparing for Flu Season - Tips for Seniors

Preparing for Flu Season – Tips for Seniors

The cool breezes and turning of the leaves signals that fall has arrived. Along with the coming of Halloween and Thanksgiving, fall also brings the start of flu season. For seniors, this can be a difficult time of the year since they are more vulnerable to the effects of the flu. What follows are a few tips you can employ to minimize catching the flu this season.

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What is Home Infusion Care

What is Home Infusion Care?

For those who suffer from illnesses, particularly complex diseases that rob them of the ability to eat properly and take medications, home infusion care may be required. Home infusion care is an alternative to taking medications orally. Instead, they are administered through a sterile catheter that is inserted and secured into a vein.

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Risk and Benefits of Long-Term Care Insurance

Risk and Benefits of Long-Term Care Insurance

Sometimes called nursing home insurance, long-term care insurance is designed to cover the costs of care provided to individuals that can no longer take care of themselves. Such care includes bathing, creating meals, eating, and other activities that are a normal part of life that can no longer be accomplished.

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Caring for a Loved One at Home

Caring for a Loved One at Home

Around the country, millions of seniors have care provided for them in the comfort of their homes. Whether offered by a family member or outside agency or individual, the home care provided allows for seniors to maintain their independent status inside their own residence. While home caregiving is the most popular way to provide for the needs of seniors, there are still guidelines that must be followed if the care is going to be appropriate. Here are a few tips that will help you provide the best home care for your loved one.

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