April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month. So it is time to learn a few things about the disease. NUMBER 1 “Parkinson’s disease is a chronic, degenerative neurological disorder that affects one in 100 people over age 60,” states the Michael J. Fox organization. While the average age at onset is 60, people have been diagnosed as young […]
Coloring books for adults is trending right now. Some studies are showing a slight calming and meditative effect of coloring shapes found in nature. These images are called Mandala.
We gave you the FIVE ABSOLUTE INDICATORS for moving Mom or Dad to Assisted Living or Memory Care. Below is a list of a few other things to look for when visiting your parents that may indicate it is time. Life is not always black and white. The indicators below may be triggers for you […]
There are many indicators that cognitive or physical decline is happening. It is hard for adult children, spouses and siblings who may visit briefly to know when it is time to move their loved one into a safer and more social environment like an Assisted Living Community. A diagnosis of dementia or a degenerative disease […]
Here is an interesting statistic. One half of the people caring for a partner or spouse with Alzheimer’s Disease will die before the person they are caring for dies. Research is showing that the stress of caring for a loved-one with a progressive, terminal dementia is just plain hard on the caregiver. Think of it! […]
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