When it comes to our parents' health, we may not want to admit it when it's time to seek help. But the potential dangers of not taking action far exceed the short-term pain that accompanies facing the reality of the situation. Learn more about the dangers of denial in caregiving:
Light therapy is an exciting alternative therapy and potential treatment option being researched in mice. This therapy has been proven to restore gamma levels and reduce beta-amyloid levels, the latter of which forms a plaque that clogs the brain and is a distinctive hallmark of Alzheimer's disease:
Social isolation in seniors can cause emotional issues like depression and loneliness, as well as physical fallout such as immunodeficiencies and heart disease. Learn how to spot and reduce social isolation in your loved ones.
One of the newest trends in memory care are sensory rooms that combine gentle light, movement, music and tactile objects designed to either calm or stimulate residents. Learn more about how sensory rooms can engage people with dementia and get tips for creating your own sensory room:
For anyone who loves traveling, the urge to see the world doesn’t disappear because of age. However, the older we get, the more difficult traveling can become. These popular travel destinations have all these senior-friendly considerations, and more: