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How Music Help People With Dementia

2019-08-26T10:41:37+00:00

Just about everybody has a favorite song that brings back great memories. That’s the case for everyone – whether or not they have a cognitive issue such as dementia. Here’s some information on how music might just help people suffering from this type of problem Impressive Benefits People with cognitive loss often have difficulty [...]

How Music Help People With Dementia2019-08-26T10:41:37+00:00

Gardening Benefits for People with Dementia

2019-08-26T10:59:00+00:00

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

Early Warning Signs of Dementia

2019-08-26T11:43:27+00:00

Early Warning Signs of Dementia Memory loss is a complex condition that can manifest in a number of different ways. It can be difficult to tell if your loved one is exhibiting the early warning signs of dementia, especially because many seniors try to hide their symptoms from those around them. If you notice [...]

Early Warning Signs of Dementia2019-08-26T11:43:27+00:00

Why caregivers should focus on better sleep?

2019-04-23T22:34:18+00:00

Why caregivers should focus on better sleep? Finding time to sleep may be one of the biggest challenges of caregiving. The second might be relaxing enough to actually fall asleep. Multiple studies link caregiving with poor sleep (see here, here, and here). Over two-thirds of people caring for older adults with dementia report sleep problems that affect their quality of [...]

Why caregivers should focus on better sleep?2019-04-23T22:34:18+00:00

Sleep Products for People with Disabilities

2019-04-23T22:24:20+00:00

Sleep Products for People with Disabilities – 2019 Buyer’s Guide A disability impacts your ability to sleep throughout the night, and may cause sleep disorders such as insomnia, narcolepsy, excessive daytime drowsiness, or delayed sleep phase syndrome (DSPS). Many of the sleep issues described below exist bi-directionally with the disability, meaning that each influences the other. The [...]

Sleep Products for People with Disabilities2019-04-23T22:24:20+00:00

Senior Housing Communities

2019-04-23T21:53:37+00:00

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