Guest Post: Recognizing Depression in Seniors

This is a guest post with resources from our partners Mindful Transitions, LLC and Alliant Quality.  Recognizing signs of depression in older loved ones can be difficulty. Our partners put together these resources to help assess if you or an [...]

When’s the Right Time to Find Senior Living Options?

Senior living communities, at their core, are an opportunity for independence. For seniors who may require extra support amid their regular day-to-day activities, on-site staff can alleviate potential stressors of preparing food, cleaning the apartment or managing medical needs—all within [...]

What Type of Care is Respite Care, Exactly?

If you’re a caregiver or have a loved one who requires care, you may have heard the term respite care. However, you might be wondering, “What type of care is respite care, exactly?” Respite care is short-term care that provides [...]

5 Reasons to Use Coloring Books for Seniors

An internet search on adult coloring yields an abundance of articles. Many of them are from clinicians and care facilities that treat older adults living with Alzheimer’s or memory loss. The use of coloring books for seniors is relaxing and [...]

What are the Early Symptoms of Lewy Body Dementia?

The terms dementia and Alzheimer’s are frequently linked together or used synonymously. However, many people are not aware that dementia exists in other forms or types besides Alzheimer’s disease. One lesser-known and unique form of dementia is Lewy body [...]

Assisted Living vs. Independent Living

When you’re choosing between assisted living vs. independent living for you or a loved one, it can get a little confusing. Each offers a different experience. It also comes with its own set of benefits, requirements and opportunities. To help [...]