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Why I plan to live fabulously healthy to the end

By David Heitz I think the feeling that you’re “growing older” is a state of mind more than anything else. For me, burying my last...

Baby Boomer Generation Fears Dementia, Alzheimer’s and Memory Loss

The Causes of Memory Loss The words dementia, Alzheimer's and memory loss instills fear of aging in the retiring baby boomer generation. Scientific research...

Home Safety Tips for Alzheimer’s Patients

Home safety Tips  for Alzheimer’s Patients or those suffering from other dementias. Home safety and Alzheimers disease is being dealt with by many families today....

Tips for Sparking Memories with Photos

Tips for Sparking Memories…. One tip that I’ve seen several times for helping family members with Alzheimer’s or some other type of memory impairment is...

Anger Management As a Loved One Declines

  Anger management is a topic i thought I would share with you today. Visiting my in-laws this evening, I’m noticing that FIL’s dementia is on...

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Caring Slows Cognitive Decline

Did you know that practicing mindfulness based stress reduction techniques  while providing care for your aging family member can benefit you both? This is not...

Age Related Hearing Loss and the Link to Dementia

Age-related hearing loss (or presbyacusis) highlights a causal link between one’s age and the rate of hair cell degradation in the cochlea of the...

Series on Successful Dementia Home Care Tips

Over the next few pages you will find some  valuable dementia home care tips developed from years of experience, that we wish to share...

What is a Dementia Catastrophic Reaction?

Dementia Catastrophic Reaction are responses to an apparently regular, non-threatening situation. The use of the word "catastrophic" indicates that there is a disaster, or some...

Preparing for the Emotional Impact of Caregiving

The emotional Impact of caregiving can be devastating. If I asked you , "So, are you a care giver ? " Well, if you are...