5 Easy Memory Reminders

Memory loss is a common side effect of aging, especially for those approaching the early stages of Dementia. This can be scary and stressful for our elders and their families, but it doesn’t have to mean the end of an independent lifestyle. Actually, by changing habits and introducing what our clinicians call “compensatory skills,” we can help elders avoid the common pitfalls of memory loss and continue to lead happy and healthy lives. I wanted to share a few of these skills, so all of you who are supporting your elders at home can help them thrive.

Exercising With Alzheimer’s

In many cases, our mental health is rooted in stability derived from a regular routine. Within this routine are the social interactions we take for granted, the projects we derive fulfillment from, and life’s milestones that we can count on looking forward to. With the world in crisis mode, much of this routine has gone by the wayside.

COVID-19 Coping Strategies

In many cases, our mental health is rooted in stability derived from a regular routine. Within this routine are the social interactions we take for granted, the projects we derive fulfillment from, and life’s milestones that we can count on looking forward to. With the world in crisis mode, much of this routine has gone by the wayside.

Indoor Activities

Opportunities for Indoor Activity in your Golden Years Helping a Loved One Find Meaningful Activities When They’re Stuck Inside Has your aging loved one been stuck inside?  If so, boredom and depression may begin to set in as they struggle to adapt to their “new normal.”  Not being able to leave the house can disrupt […]

Enjoying Gardening With Age

gardening and outdoor labors of love Grow with Me: Gardening Safety for Older Adults Is gardening growing on you? If so, it’s with good reason; studies show that adults who begin gardening in their golden years can improve their physical and mental health. While gardening may be enjoyable, it is not without challenges. Many older adults […]

Social Walking

Walking is the perfect older adult-friendly exercise  – it’s low-impact, easy to start/maintain, and can be scaled to meet your loved one’s unique needs.

Daily Routines For Aging Adults

Recent studies show that over a quarter of adults over the age of 65 experience symptoms of anxiety that significantly impact their day-to-day life. So why are older adults so stressed?

Cooking With Seniors

Cooking helps families bond together and provides them with a chance to make lasting memories with the ones they love. For older adults, food is an opportunity to pass down family recipes, share stories, and even sharpen their minds.

Keeping Loved Ones Fit at Home

No one is too old to get in shape research shows that, as we age, exercise can help our bodies avoid common health problems like weight gain, illness, insomnia, balance issues, and memory loss.