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Stress and Memory Loss

There is a substantial body of evidence about the effects stress can have on your body, both short term, and long term.  When a person is placed in a stressful situation, there is a biochemical response in the body involving a plethora of hormones, and these hormones can have lasting effect on the body and […]

By |April 18th, 2022|Blog|Comments Off on Stress and Memory Loss

Avoiding Mealtime Frustrations

In the course of caring for a loved one, often mealtimes can become increasingly challenging and frustrating as diseases progress. Whether it is progression of dementia or other cognitive disabilities, or increasing physical constraints, there are countless factors that can lead to difficulties at mealtime. There are some important issues to bear in mind and […]

By |April 11th, 2022|Blog|Comments Off on Avoiding Mealtime Frustrations

Activities and Dementia

Whether your loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or another type of progressive dementia, or has survived a stroke and is showing signs of vascular dementia, or is merely progressing in age, it is important for individuals to stay active. Highlighted by recent findings associating social isolation and depression with higher risk of […]

By |April 4th, 2022|Blog|Comments Off on Activities and Dementia

Social Isolation and Risk of Death

​It is an all too familiar story. “When Mom passed, we had Dad move in with us so we could be closer to him, and help take care of him. We both work during the day, but he enjoyed the peace and quiet at home. I don’t know how it happened; everything seemed to slip […]

By |March 28th, 2022|Blog|Comments Off on Social Isolation and Risk of Death