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Tips for visiting a person with dementia

I am borrowing this article from Today.com although it originally appeared on MariaShriver.com.
There are some fantastic point made here, and it comes as many of us are travelling for the holidays. Feel free to contact us here, or call us at 615-393-3399 for more questions on caring for loved ones with dementia.

Many people simply don’t know […]

By |November 8th, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on Tips for visiting a person with dementia

Let There Be Light (Throughout the House)

Proper lighting is essential to the safety of our homes and especially so for seniors. Those in the 65+ crowd wishing to age in place must pay careful attention to lighting throughout the home. To help, Centennial Adultcare Center shares the following guidance.

The dark side of bad light

More than 800,000 people are hospitalized for falls […]

By |November 1st, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on Let There Be Light (Throughout the House)

Why a “Jack-O-Lantern”?

One of the many legends associated with the origin of the term jack-o-lantern is the legend of Stingy Jack, and old Irish folk tale.

As the story goes, several centuries ago amongst the myriad of towns and villages in Ireland, there lived a drunkard known as “Stingy Jack”. Jack was known throughout the land as a […]

By |October 25th, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on Why a “Jack-O-Lantern”?

Staying Healthy

Fall is here, and coming soon after it is flu season and cold weather! Let’s take a moment to remind everyone on some simple and easy ways to remain healthy this year!
1. Stay hydrated! It is very important to drink plenty of water each day. It is recommended to drink at least 6-8 cups of […]

By |October 18th, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on Staying Healthy