Spirituality – An Important Lifeline for People With Cognitive Impairment


No matter what their cognitive state, spirituality is a critically important component to many people’s lives. It can be even more important for someone suffering from Cognitive Impairment, Alzheimer’s disease or some other condition that affects the functioning of the brain. It provides them a sense of comfort, as well as a connection to [...]

Spirituality – An Important Lifeline for People With Cognitive Impairment2019-08-26T10:52:29+00:00

Gardening Benefits for People with Dementia


When most people think of ways to help those suffering from dementia or other problems affecting cognition, gardening might not immediately come to mind. But spending time in a quiet, peaceful garden can have a substantial impact on a person’s quality of life. Special gardens have been proven to have therapeutic benefits. Why is [...]

Gardening Benefits for People with Dementia2019-08-26T10:59:00+00:00

Benefits of Art Therapy for the Elderly


Art Therapy If you’ve ever sat down to paint a picture or work on a clay pot, you know how calming and therapeutic it can be. Art therapy has been shown to help people of all ages – especially the elderly. Expressing themselves creatively helps improve not only their mental and emotional health, but [...]

Benefits of Art Therapy for the Elderly2019-08-26T11:16:52+00:00

Senior Housing Communities


Senior Housing Communities Lead to Lower Level of Hospitalization Newswise — Over time, older individuals who live in senior housing communities were found to be less likely to have high levels of hospitalization, finds a new study from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis. “Our findings suggest that the positive [...]

Senior Housing Communities2019-04-23T21:53:37+00:00