Caregiver Grief

Is Grief Taking A Toll On Older Caregivers? Caring for someone with dementia is stressful. You already know that. What you may not know is how grief is a large component of the stress caregivers feel. We expect and anticipate grief when there’s a sudden loss like a death. But caring for a loved one with […]

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Too Much Forgetfulness

How Much Forgetfulness is Too Much in Assisted Living?Does your mom seem more forgetful these days? Are you worried dad’s not eating the food you put in his fridge – but the cookies disappear? And the pill box looks a little jumbled? Hmmm…maybe it’s time for assisted living. But, your co-worker, Steve, moved his mom to assisted […]

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Find Your Inner Olympian

How To Tap Into Your Inner OlympianSwoosh, swoosh, swoosh! Have you caught the Olympic spirit yet? Imagine the struggles each athlete has overcome. The daily discipline required to even take part in the games. The intensity of competitions. It’s humbling and inspiring.The Olympic Games happen every two years.But true Olympians compete every day. I watch […]

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Oral Health Care Assisted Living

Does Assisted Living Assist with Oral Health Care? January is Oral Health Awareness month. Older adults are especially prone to higher health risks because of underlying poor dental habits and care. Oral Care Affects Heart Health Oral health affects the whole body. Diseases like gingivitis, gum disease, dry mouth, and cavities can lead to severe […]

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