What Is Art Therapy, and How Does It Help with Dementia?

For those with dementia, finding alternative methods of expression and connection are important in overcoming any potential verbal communication challenges. Art therapy is an inclusive and creative strategy that provides outlets to share one’s emotions, experiences and needs. [...]

Why Self-Care for Caregivers is a Necessity

When providing care for a loved one, you must first take care of your own physical and mental health. Your capacity to support and address another’s needs is directly correlated to your time spent recharging and renewing yourself. Recent research [...]

Senior Communities for Couples: How Does It Work?

We often think of memory care and assisted living for seniors in the context of the individual, but what does this look like for couples who want to leverage these resources together? As we celebrate Social Wellness Month, we’re honing [...]

Aging in Place: Pros and Cons

The aging process can be full of happiness, joy, and enjoyable new experiences. However, it’s also a process that can involve many complex changes and new challenges—such as memory issues, like dementia.  […]

10 Heart Healthy Tips for Seniors

Though the risk of heart disease may increase with age, it doesn’t mean that seniors need to slow down: by making a few simple and consistent lifestyle changes, you can improve your heart health and lessen the chance for future [...]

How to Navigate Online Dating for Seniors

Everyone deserves love and companionship in their lives— and seniors are no exception. But meeting potential partners as an older person can be particularly tricky. Thankfully, online dating for seniors is a great way to make connections, start relationships, and [...]

10 Ways Mindfulness Helps With Anxiety and Dementia

The practices of mindfulness and meditation are widely utilized by many individuals seeking to reduce symptoms of anxiety in their daily routines. For those diagnosed with dementia and their network of caregivers, this same practice can have many positive benefits. [...]

Recognizing the Early Signs of Alzheimer’s

The early signs of Alzheimer’s are often very subtle, which makes them difficult to spot. They may even be mistaken for regular aging, especially because many common effects of getting older (like slight forgetfulness) are similar to Alzheimer’s symptoms.  [...]

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