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Seniors experiencing memory loss may soon find themselves on a journey riddled with emotional ups and downs. It’s not an easy place to be. Many will have experiences that cause them to feel frustration, disappointment, embarrassment, anger or mistrust along the way. Unfortunately, an increase in these types of feelings can lead some seniors to...

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Seniors who deal with a degenerative memory disease like dementia face a number of challenges that can make everyday life both difficult and stressful—not just for them, but also for the people providing care to them. Even with an unlimited reserve of love and good intentions, caregivers who look after loved ones diagnosed with dementia...

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When you have a loved one living with Alzheimer’s, dementia, or cognitive decline, it can be heartbreaking to witness the toll it takes on everyday activities, such as the simple pleasure of conversation. They are adjusting to new challenges, and so are you, which can create quite a bit of hesitance and uncertainty for everyone....

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Summer months mean high temperatures and long hours of sunlight. For many, this is a welcome season—an opportunity to get out and enjoy the sunshine. But for seniors, particularly those living with Alzheimer’s or dementia, the excessive summer heat can be a real hazard. Dehydration remains a serious issue for older adults, especially when temperatures...

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When a loved one struggles with the mental, emotional and physical challenges of memory decline associated with the onset of Alzheimer's or dementia, it's not uncommon for the family to seek out support for providing the utmost in care and attention. Given the many memory care communities available, as well as the magnitude of this decision, it's no wonder many of these families feel stressed and overwhelmed over the decision-making process.

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